Our special needs transportation drivers and monitors understand a student’s educational aspiration, as well as their disability. We aid in our passengers’ success by carefully screening and training our special needs drivers to ensure they have what it takes to help your students prosper.
Our dedicated teams of internal experts ensure we remain at the forefront of evolving requirements and needs with the most rigorous training in the student transportation industry. First Student drivers and monitors are required to participate in numerous needs-specific education programs, workshops and on-the-job training focused on recognizing, responding to and transporting students with a variety of physical and emotional needs. Our goal is to cultivate the skillsets needed both universally and individually.
We offer all necessary equipment and accommodations, including wheelchair-accessible buses. Our drivers and bus monitors are trained to expertly load and care for disabled students and their special equipment.