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New Castle News Recognizes PSBA Letter to the Editor Press Release

  • 10/17/2022 10:42:00 AM
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New Castle News (NCNewsOnline) Recognizes PSBA Letter to the Editor Press Release, written by President, Shawn McGlinchey. "Many factors contribute to that safety record. Today’s school buses have protective seating, high crash standards, rollover protection features and are designed to be highly visible. These buses are tougher, cleaner, safer and more diligently maintained than ever before. In addition, today’s buses are staffed by a dedicated workforce of experience...
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The Daily Herald Recognizes PSBA Letter to the Editor Press Release

  • 10/17/2022 10:39:00 AM
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On October 15, 2022, The Daily Herald Recognizes PSBA Letter to the Editor Press Release, written by President, Shawn McGlinchey."Statistics show that school buses are the safest way to transport students to and from school every day. Many factors contribute to that safety record. Today’s school buses have protective seating, high crash standards, rollover protection features, and are designed to be highly visible. These buses are tougher, cleaner, safer, and more diligently main...
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Press Enterprise Recognizes PSBA Letter to the Editor Press Release

  • 10/17/2022 10:21:00 AM
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On October 15, 2022, Press Enterprise Press Enterprise recognizes PSBA Letter to the Editor Press Release, written by President, Shawn McGlinchey."During the week of October 17th , Pennsylvania joins the nation in celebration of National School Bus Safety Week. The theme for this year’s School Bus Safety Week is, "1 Bus + 1 Driver = a BIG Impact on Education" which reminds all of us of the important role school transportation professional play in the education of Pennsy...
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PSBA President Guest on National School Transportation’s Podcast, “The Bus Stop”

PSBA President Guest on National School Transportation’s Podcast, “The Bus Stop”

  • 8/23/2022 3:23:00 PM
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Shawn McGlinchey (Krapf School Bus), President of the Pennsylvania School Bus Association (PSBA), joins National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) Executive Director, Curt Macysyn to discuss the current bus driver shortage affecting our state of Pennsylvania.Shawn discusses his background and role with Krapf School Bus, and his new responsibilities as PSBA President. Shawn also discusses the driver shortage situation in Pennsylvania and the Pennsylvania study on the state’s ...
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PSBA Executive Director Guest on National School Transportation Association’s Podcast, “The Bus Stop”

  • 1/26/2022 4:51:00 PM
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The Executive Director of the NSTA, Curt Macysyn, welcomed Ryan Dellinger, Executive Director of the PSBA on to their podcast “The Bus Stop.” Ryan and Curt discuss changes that are coming to the CDL process with ELDT going into effect on February 7, 2022. The duo highlight the recent PSBA ELDT training course, and the guidance the organization provided in State College. Finally, Ryan offers advice for those preparing for ELDT implementation - as the deadline approaches. To access the podcast r...
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Wolf Administration Continues Work to Address Bus Driver Shortage; Encourages Drivers to Apply

Wolf Administration Continues Work to Address Bus Driver Shortage; Encourages Drivers to Apply

  • 10/22/2021 7:36:00 AM
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PennDOT Deputy Secretary Kurt Myers and Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Secretary Dr. Noe Ortega today joined the Pennsylvania School Bus Association to encourage interested individuals to obtain Commercial Driver’s License to address bus driver shortage in Pennsylvania. “The school bus industry has been hit hard by COVID-19, and the Pennsylvania School Bus Association appreciates PennDOT and PDE’s partnership in working through the school bus driver shortage,” said Ryan Dellin...
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PSBA Executive Director Guest on National School Transportation’s Podcast, “The Bus Stop”

  • 9/16/2021 7:54:00 AM
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Ryan Dellinger, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania School Bus Association (PSBA), joins National School Transportation Association’s (NSTA) Executive Director, Curt Macysyn to discuss the current bus driver shortage affecting our state of Pennsylvania. Ryan provides a look into his background, and transition as the Executive Director of PSBA. Then Curt and Ryan talk about the longstanding relationship between NSTA and PSBA, and how that relationship benefits members of both organizations...
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5 Questions: Denille Girardat on Driver Shortage, Illegal Passing Concerns

5 Questions: Denille Girardat on Driver Shortage, Illegal Passing Concerns

  • 9/7/2021 12:41:00 PM
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Keeping in line with family tradition, it was only right that Denille Girardat, the president of the Pennsylvania School Bus Association and part-owner of a school bus company, found her way back to the world of pupil transportation. She began cleaning and sweeping buses for her family-owned transportation business, Girardat LP, in the early part of her career and later pivoted to a long-time role in retail. After much success, she went back to her school bus roots, increasing her involvement in...
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School Bus Driver Group Initiates Campaign to Recruit

School Bus Driver Group Initiates Campaign to Recruit

  • 8/9/2021 11:16:00 AM
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Recruiting school bus drivers has been a challenge for the past several years, but the current driver shortage nationwide had made it even more difficult, reported Associations Now. The national shortage of workers is increasing in various sectors, with recruiting of staff becoming more difficult for the school transportation industry. The problem began before COVID-19, but the pandemic made it worse. Around 88 percent of K-12 students from urban, rural and suburban communities in Pennsylv...
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