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To create a supportive, encouraging learning environment for the school districts serving Colorado's public school children, through professional, knowledgeable ideas, utilizing the best resources available to achieve safe transportation programs.

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Colorado Dept of Education
201 E. Colfax Ave., Room 209
Denver, CO 80203

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What's New


Colorado State Pupil Transportation Association National School Bus Safety Poster Contest for more information go to

Special Education Guide Revision - If you are interested in participating in the revision of the Special Education Guide, please send an email to Susan Miller and we will add you to the committee. The majority of this work will be done on-line so anyone can participate.  We will be beginning soon!

New Annual Inspector Qualification and Re-certification Tests“New” annual inspector qualification and re-certification tests are now available. These updated tests are based on the COLORADO RULES FOR THE OPERATION, MAINTENANCE AND INSPECTION OF SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES, 1CCR 301-26 effective July 8,2016 andCOLORADO MINIMUM STANDARDS GOVERNING SCHOOL TRANSPORTATION VEHICLES, 1 CCR 301-25 effective April 30,2015.  The new testing materials we be distributed to all districts. Please discard all obsolete testing materials.  If you are in need of the tests prior to receiving them from CDE, please contact Brian Vasina at

NEW Operation Rules 

Operation, Maintenance and Annual Inspection Rules for School Transportation Vehicles 301-26

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Colorado Dept. of Education
201 East Colfax Ave.
Denver, CO 80203
Phone: 303-866-6600
Fax: 303-830-0793
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