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ALSDE: Transportation



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Joe Lightsey, Director - joel@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-9730

Responsible for the management of a statewide comprehensive student transportation program. Activities include:

  • School bus inspection

  • Fleet renewal assistance

  • Driver Education Programs

  • Training and certification of school bus drivers, transportation supervisors, and other transportation personnel

  • Technical assistance

  • Monitoring and evaluation of state and local operations

Brad Holley, Program Administrator - bholley@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-9730

Responsible for the administration of a statewide comprehensive student transportation program. Activities include:

  • School bus inspection

  • Fleet renewal assistance

  • Driver Education Programs

  • Training and certification of school bus drivers, transportation supervisors, and other transportation personnel

  • Technical assistance

  • Monitoring and evaluation of state and local operations

-Driver Education
Michael Bassett, Coordinator
- mbassett@alsde.edu
Phone: (334) 242-8220

Responsible for the management of the statewide Driver Education and Traffic Safety Education Program. Activities include:

  • Technical assistance to local school systems
  • Simulation maintenance
  • Compliance with the Alabama Boating Safety Act
  • Implementing the new Driver License Testing Law for high school students
  • Driver Education Summer Certification classes
  • Elementary and middle school traffic safety program.