• Certified School Bus Driver Training this November


    Modesto City Schools will offer certified school bus driver training in November and January. Interested participants must have a valid California Driver License and a high school diploma or GED equivalent.

        –  November’s training includes eight dates, November 1, 2, 3, 8, 9, 10, 15 and 16, from 5:30-8 p.m.

        –  January’s training includes nine dates, January 10, 11, 12, 17, 18, 19, 24, 25 and 26, from 5:30-7:45 p.m.

    Students must attend every minute of every class to receive credit for the training.

    Classes will meet at Modesto City Schools’ Transportation Office, 1524 Woodland Avenue, Modesto. Students must bring the following materials: CHP Passenger Transportation Safety Handbook 82.7 (available at the Kiernan CHP Office for $10.76), highlighters, pens, pencils, notepaper and a two-inch binder.

    Following successful completion of the certified bus driver training, Modesto City Schools staff will guide students through other requirements, including DMV exams, for employment with Modesto City Schools.

    Space is limited to 12 students per class. Contact Instructor Sandy Tyler at (209) 492-6736 or tyler.sa@mcs4kids.com to reserve your spot.