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General Assembly Activities

Thursday, February 22, 2018  

Committee Schedules
Monday, February 26
House Ways & Means Committee – 10:00 am – Room 404
SB 50 Workforce development; career and technical education
SB 172 Computer science
SB 189 K-12 funding
SB 242 Tax issues

Tuesday, February 27
House Education Committee – 8:30 am – House Chamber
SB 303 Various education matters
SB 387 Teacher licensing
House Ways & Means Committee – 10:00 am – Room 404
SB 43 Racial balance levy and fund


Indiana ASBO will be sponsoring a Transportation Seminar on March 20 at the Primo Banquet and Conference Center in Indianapolis. On line registration can be made on the IASBO website. The agenda for March 20 is as follows:

8:30 a.m.

9:00 a.m.

9:05 a.m.
Transportation Update
Michael LaRocco, Director of School Transportation, Indiana Department of Education
This session will discuss a brief review of the VW settlement and what it means for school transportation in Indiana, and a review of the requirements for pre-school transportation beginning January 1, 2018. Mike will also present a legislative update.

10:00 a.m.
Crafting a Health-Promoting Culture to Enhance the Wellbeing of Transportation Staff
Susan DeLong, Asst. Superintendent for Personnel and Greg Haltom, Director of Transportation, Tippecanoe School Corporation; Dr. Jamie Lindsay, D. O., NuStart Health
Today’s transportation professionals are under more stress than ever. There is very little free time. Transporting presents many challenges to make healthy choice & personal wellbeing is often sacrificed. This session will discuss how to integrate key strategies to craft a health-promoting culture so that wellness happens with a little thoughtfulness & effort.

10:45 a.m.

Use of Technology in Transportation
Roger Miller, Manager of Transportation, East Allen Schools
Matt Dickey, National Account Manager, IL, IN, KY, Zonar
This session will discuss how technology can be used to enhance the transportation program.

12:00 p.m.

12:45 p.m.
Alternate Fuel Usage in Buses
Ryan Zic and Derek Whaley, ROUSH CleanTech; Ryan Campbell and Matt Lomas, MacAllister
This session will provide an analysis of the use of propane and discuss the cost of ownership.

1:45 p.m.
Foster and Homeless Student Transportation
Deepali Jani, McKinney-Vento Homeless Education State Coordinator, Indiana Department of Education
This session will discuss how foster and homeless legislation impacts school transportation.

3:15 p.m.


Indiana ASBO is very pleased to announce that Stifel and TrustINdiana are IASBO’s newest Platinum Sponsors. IASBO appreciates the support of Stifel, TrustINdiana and all our Platinum, Gold and Silver Sponsors.

Dennis L. Costerison
Executive Director