This intensive 10 month program is designed for school business professionals working in the discipline of transportation and Maintenance, Operations & Transportation, who are interested in earning our new CASBO Director of Transportation 

The TLA is intended to provide the education and networking you need to attain proficiency in and learn:

• School bus laws and regulations governing operations, instructor certifications, driver training, and vehicle maintenance.

• Budget and finance issues, including the Standardized Account Code Structure financial reporting system, operational and capital budgeting, purchasing, inventory, payables, and payroll.

• Personnel issues relative to the California Education Code, employment best practices, employee evaluations and leaves, collective bargaining, and conducting investigations.

• Legal issues relative to ethics, sexual harassment training, child abuse reporting, citizen complaints, district policies, board relations, the Brown Act, student discipline, and contracting for service.

• School bus operations, best practices and comparative metrics relative to shop operations and vehicle maintenance, facility operations, dispatch and routing, appropriate staffing, driver training, and record-keeping; and

• General management topics such as business writing and presentation skills, as well as enhanced management and situational leadership skills that will enhance your success and that of your transportation department.

Program Dates

Apr 22-23, 2022

Sept 9-10, 2022

May 13-14, 2022

Oct 28-29, 2022

June 10-11, 2022

Nov 4-5, 2022

July 8-9, 2022

Dec 2-3, 2022

Aug 5-6, 2022

Jan 6-7, 2023

Registration closes: 3/31/2022

Cancellation Deadline: 4/8/2022 


CASBO Member: $2500

Non-Member: $3000

**$150 cancellation Fee**

Instruction will take place each program weekend on Friday evening from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

The program registration fee includes attendance and award of continuing education units; materials and resources; and Friday dinner and Saturday continental breakfast and boxed lunch.

An additional offering of the Transportation Leadership Academy: TLA  Northern CA: 8/26/2022 – 5/20/2023

Thank you for your interest in the CASBO Transportation Leadership Academy!