• Sep 02, 2012

    Four First Student Maintenance Teams Receive ASE Blue Seal of Excellence

    First Student, North America's leader in student transportation, is proud to recognize four locations whose mechanics recently received the Blue Seal of Excellence certification, given by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).
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  • Sep 01, 2012

    First Student and National Safety Council Join Together to Keep Students Safe

    First Student, the largest provider of student transportation services in North America, has partnered with the National Safety Council to once again share important back-to-school safety information at nsc.org/back2school. It also is important for all motorists to be aware of how to share the roads safely with school buses and in school zones. According to First Student, last year it celebrated its safest year ever. First Student intends to exceed that level of safety again this year with the help of the National Safety Council by spreading these important messages.
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  • Aug 09, 2012

    First Student Adds Nearly 100 New School Buses to Its Cincinnati Fleet

    First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, has added 99 new school buses to its fleet to safely and securely transport students in the Cincinnati Public School District.
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  • Aug 08, 2012

    First Student Senior Vice President of Finance Selected as Finalist for Cincinnati Business Couriers CFO of the Year Award

    First Student's Senior Vice President of Finance Christian Gartner, CPA will be recognized as one of 21 finalists for the CincinnatiBusiness Courier's CFO of the Year Award during a program at Cincinnati Music Hall on August 23.
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  • Aug 07, 2012

    First Student to Host Job Fair in South Holland, Ill.

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, is seeking qualified drivers to fill school bus driver positions for its South Holland, Ill. location. The company is holding a job fair August 21 & 22 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at 16951 State Street.
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  • Aug 06, 2012

    First Student Names Jim Daniel Location Manager in Savannah, Ga.

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, recently selected Jim Daniel to manage its location in Savannah, Georgia. Daniel is responsible for overseeing all aspects of the facility's operations including safety, maintenance and training for the Savannah Chatham County Public School system.
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  • Aug 05, 2012

    John Kiraly Named Location Manager of First Student Saginaw

    First Student, the nation's leader in student transportation, recently named John Kiraly location manager for the company's new contract in Saginaw, Michigan. Kiraly manages all aspects of daily transportation operations for the location serving Saginaw Public Schools, including maintenance, safety and training. He brings extensive management and transportation experience to his new role.
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  • Aug 04, 2012

    First Student Prepares Drivers, Buses, for Back-to-School, Offers Tips for Parents

    Placing a child on the school bus for the first time can be a big step for parents, but today's school buses are extremely safe and reliable ways for students to travel. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, school buses are approximately 13 times safer than passenger cars and 10 times safer than walking to school. And in 2011, First Student, the largest provider of student transportation in North America, celebrated its safest year ever. These days, school bus safety goes way beyond flashing lights and stop signs. From GPS systems to drivers specifically trained to address bullying, First Student has worked to address safety at all levels and offers tips for parents to help children prepare for school.
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  • Aug 03, 2012

    First Student Awarded Contract to Provide Transportation for Nebraska Panhandle Consortium

    First Student, Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has been selected to provide school transportation for the Nebraska Panhandle, which consists of the Gering and Scottsbluff Public school districts. This marks the first time the districts have partnered with a transportation provider to supply its busing services. The contract is a four-year agreement beginning with the 2012-2013 school year.
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  • Aug 02, 2012

    Dave Chappell Named Location Manager of First Student Greensboro

    First Student Inc., the nation's leader in student transportation, has named Dave Chappell as location manager for the company's Greensboro location. He will oversee all transportation operations, which includes oversight of safety and maintenance for Guilford County Schools.
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