Transportation Department

Transportation Supervisor Contact Information

Cory McCasland

P: 518-594-7060 Ext. 4

E: cmccasland@nacs1.org

NEWS AND UPDATES

Parent/ Guardian

Visibility Form:

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Update as of March 28, 2022

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All pupils being transported are under the authority of the bus driver, and MUST OBEY his/her requests. Specific regulations are posted on each bus. Pupils who refuse to obey the directions of the bus driver promptly or refuse to obey regulations shall forfeit their right to ride on the busses. Students are required to be prepared to board the bus when it arrives and not create a delay for the bus drivers. 

Bus Notes: When students are going to a friend’s house, written notes must be received from both students parent/guardian. If students are going to a relative’s (i.e., grandparents, aunts) house and/or workplace, only one note from the parent/guardian is required. These notes must be handed in to the Main Office prior to homeroom and can be picked up at lunchtime. 

Northern Adirondack Central School provides transportation to and from school and CV- TECH as a privilege to our students. The safety of our students is the primary concern. All guidelines are established to ensure that safety and control by the bus driver is maintained throughout the trip. Students are expected to conduct themselves in a reasonable manner whenever they ride a bus. The following guidelines will be followed:

  1. Riders must follow the driver’s instructions at all times. 

  2. Riders must remain seated while the bus is in motion. 

  3. Riders will keep their hands to themselves. 

  4. Riders will speak appropriately, both in volume and in language. 

  5. Riders will abide by other guidelines as established by the individual drivers. 

Drivers have been instructed to report misbehavior to the administration and disciplinary action will be taken as follows: 

Disciplinary Action: 

  • 1st Reported Offense: Sanctions may range from a verbal warning to possible loss of transportation, depending on the severity of the incident. Parents will be notified.

  • 2nd Reported Offense: Parents notified – verbal reprimand, Detention (1-3 days), Possible loss of transportation (1 – 3 days).

  • 3rd Reported Offense: Parent conference, Detention, Loss of transportation up to 5 days. 

  • Subsequent Offenses: Parents notified, Student may lose transportation from one day, up to and including permanent removal from the bus. 

During the time a student is suspended from riding the bus, parents will be responsible for providing transportation to and from school. In cases of extreme misconduct, suspension of bus privilege may take place immediately. 

Additional Contacts:

Danny Jarvis - Mechanic / Bus Driver  594-7142 ext. 4001

Brad Trombley - Mechanic/Bus Driver 594-7142 ext.4001

Become a School Bus Driver

I have a CDL. How do I apply?

Start by filling out DMV’s School Bus Driver Candidate Survey. Then, you should contact your local school district or a school bus contractor in your area about employment opportunities. 

 

What do I need to become a school bus driver?

You will need a Commercial License with

a School Bus “S” endorsement, and

a Passenger “P” endorsement.  

Learn how to get a CDL “S” endorsement

Learn about Commercial Driver Licenses

 

I do not have a CDL, but I want to help. What can I do?

To address the urgent need for school bus drivers, the state is making it easier to apply for a CDL by removing the 14-day waiting period between the written permit test and the road test.

Get you first Commercial Driver License (CDL)