School Bus Driver & School Bus Attendant Appreciation Week
National School Bus Safety Week has been designated for the week of October 18-22, 2021. The week of October 18-22 is also designated as School Bus Driver and School Bus Attendant Appreciation Week in St. Mary's County. A resolution is brought forth to recognize St. Mary's County Public Schools bus drivers and bus attendants for their professionalism, dedication, and devotion to the safe transport of St. Mary's County Public Schools students.
The Department of Transportation is committed to offering effective and efficient transportation for St. Mary’s County Public Schools' students.
The Department of Transportation is responsible for:
- Service - planning, monitoring, and coordinating student transportation services;
- Compliance - ensuring transportation operations are in compliance with all Federal, State and local laws, regulations and policies;
- Management - managing bus contractor items, bus driver and bus attendant items, weather items, equipment items and budgetary items related to transportation of students.