2012-13 Meeting Schedule
Meetings begin @ 10am at Rush-Henrietta CSD
q Thursday September 27, 2012 - Meeting Held at East Irondequoit CSD
Drug and Alcohol Testing/Physicals
Dee from Occupational Safety on-Site will share valuable information that you need to know about drug and alcohol testing and driver and attendant physicals.
q Thursday October 18, 2012
Did you know that the majority of school buses involved in accidents and fatalities have improperly adjusted mirrors? Have you taught mirror adjustment and numbering to your drivers? Peter Lawrence and John Kidd from Fairport CSD will share their knowledge on how to make sure your fleet's mirrors are adjusted properly.
q Thursday November 15, 2012
Kathy Furneaux will share with us important information about NYSED's Safety Audits. If you were not in Saratoga Springs at the NYAPT Conference, you will not want to miss this session!.
q Thursday December 20, 2012
Quality & Measurement in Your Transportation Department
Dr. Jack Cook, President of Certified Success will join us to discuss strategies to help measure the things that matter in a transportation department. Join us for this dynamic session that will make you appreciate how to make sense of your everyday data.
q Thursday, January 10, 2013
Come join your friends and colleagues for an evening of food, fun and fellowship at Valenicas in Gates, NY.
q Thursday January 17, 2013
School Bus Road-eo & Round Table
Dolly Spade will be giving an overview of the local School Bus Road-eo, what it is about, why it is important, and how you can help. We will also have a round table discussion on best practices and upcoming events.
q Thursday February 14, 2013
Lynda VanCoske Part I
Join us to discuss real life labor situations surrounding contract negotiations, grievances, and PERB claims that can impact valuable hours and create havoc in a transportation department. We will discuss what you can do to avoid these pitfalls. This is a two part series that will be worth your time away from the office.
q Thursday March 21, 2013
Lynda VanCoske Part II
See the description above.
q Thursday April 18, 2013
NYSDMV 19-A Updates
Pete James from CTS will provide an update on NYSDMV rules and regulations that are coming down the pike. Learn about what new things are going to need attention with your 19-A files, driver physicals, etc.
q Monday May 6, 2013
Employee Appreciation Brunch
We will celebrate our 13th annual Employee of the Year Brunch at the Diplomat Party House located on Lyell Avenue near Route 390.
q Tuesday May 21, 2013
RATSA & Wayne Finger Lakes Chapters - Joint Meeting
We are planning a joint meeting with our neighboring chapter to discuss NYS Aid and the Non-allowable Pupil Decimal. The location will be at:
Canandaigua City School District
5500 Airport Road
Canandaigua, NY 14424
(Meeting time is 10:00-12:00)
This session will be presented by Questar III BOCES. If you are interested in learning about the best practices around completeing the the Non Allowable Pupil Decimal you won't want to miss this session!
q Wednesday June 26, 2013
Annual RATSA Steak Roast
The year would not be complete without our annual steak roast. Social hour at 5:00 p.m. with the dinner served at 6:00 p.m. Location TBA.
q Thursday August 1, 2013
August Lunch/Planning Meeting
This meeting will focus on planning the next year’s meeting topics. We hope the entire membership will make plans on attending this meeting where we can conduct a business meeting in a relaxed manner over lunch before the stress of the upcoming school year is felt.