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In-Service Safety Series
STUDENT MANAGEMENT
In-Service Safety Series
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OVERVIEW

Total time for this module: 1 hour

Module Overview

The school bus driver must recognize that control of the bus is critical. The school bus driver has two responsibilities: driving safely and not being distracted. If the driver is distracted by and/or loses control of the students, it is a safety problem.

Learning Objectives

At the completion of this module, participants will be able to:

  1. Explain the importance of keeping control of student behavior on the bus
  2. State the standards for behavior in his/her school district
  3. Describe the situations that put school bus drivers most at risk
  4. Describe ways to maintain acceptable student behavior on the bus.

Main Topics

  1. Reasonable Standards for Behavior
  2. Situations That Create Risk
  3. How to Maintain Control

Materials Needed

Overhead projector and screen

Overhead slides

Flipchart and markers

Masking tape

Handouts: Agenda

Managing the Students on My Bus Worksheet, Handout #1
Tips and Techniques for Managing Your Students, Handout #2
Local policies and procedures



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