Transportation

The Washtenaw ISD coordinates and facilitates a variety of services directed at assisting local public school districts in safely operating their pupil transportation programs.

The major WISD contribution to the county schools it to provide training and certification for their bus drivers and attendants.

Washtenaw County local district transportation contacts

Ann Arbor Public Schools
734-994-2330
Ann Arbor Public Schools Transportation

 

Chelsea School District
734-433-2274
Chelsea School District Transportation Website

 

Dexter Community Schools
734-424-4190
Dexter Community Schools Transportation

 

Lincoln Consolidated Schools
734-484-7000 x6041
Lincoln Consolidated Schools Transportation

 

Manchester Community Schools
734-428-9901
Manchester Community Schools Transportation

 

Milan Area Schools
734-439-5900
Milan Area Schools Transportation

 

Saline Area Schools
734-401-4746
Saline Area Schools Transportation

 

Whitmore Lake Public Schools
734-449-4463
Whitmore Lake Public Schools Transportation

 

Ypsilanti Community Schools
734-221-2449
Ypsilanti Community Schools Transportation

The Washtenaw ISD coordinates and facilitates a variety of services directed at assisting local public school districts in safely operating their pupil transportation programs. Washtenaw ISD provides school bus/pupil transportation training and assistance to school districts in Washtenaw, Livingston and Monroe counties.

Through a contracted consultant, WISD Facilitates planning/problem solving meetings of all local transportation supervisors by hosting regular meetings for transportation staff and related groups.

WISD provides multi-level training for school bus drivers and supervisors.

  • Beginning Bus Driver Training. Classes are offered by Washtenaw ISD for school bus drivers in Washtenaw, Livingston and Monroe counties. The cost per registrant is $110.00. Only Transportation Supervisors can register students for the class.
  • Advanced Bus Driver Training. The cost per registrant is $25.00.
  • Beginning Bus Driver Training and testing are required before employment as a school bus driver. Each school district may also have additional criteria for hiring.
  • Workshops offer professional learning on topics of interest to school transportation staff, including student behavior, bus mechanics and bus driver training.

We can assist Washtenaw County school districts in preparing and filing required state reports.

  • Interpretations -- Michigan Department of Education staff has directed that public school districts route questions and requests for interpretations regarding technical issues, rules and regulations through transportation staff at the ISD. Requests for information may be made by telephone, e-mail or in writing. Please address questions to Tom Moore.

Information:

Transportation Workshop Registration

Bus Driver Training Schedule 2022-2023

Transportation Directors Meetings 2021-2022

MI Dept of Ed Pupil Transportation
Information on Pupil Transportation Certification and Regulations

Secretary of State CDL Manual
Information on obtaining an original Commercial Driver License (CDL)

Anti-Bullying Policy (PDF)
WISD Board Adopted Anti-Bullying Policy

Mandated Reporter's Resource Guide (PDF)
Children's Protective Services Program to the Transportation Department

ADA & Accessibility

Our School Strives To Ensure Our Website Is Accessible To All Our Visitors 

Washtenaw ISD is committed to providing a website that is fully accessible and we are currently in the process of developing a new website to better meet the needs of our customers. Our new website will include improvements to ADA compliance and accessibility, and during this transition, we remain committed to maintaining our existing website's accessibility and usability. 

ADA Compliance

Non Discrimination

It is the policy and commitment of the Washtenaw Intermediate School District not to discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, disability, age, height, weight, familial status, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation or any legally protected characteristic, in its educational programs, activities, admissions, or employment policies in accordance with Title IX of the 1972 Educational Amendments, executive order 11246 as amended, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and all other pertinent state and Federal regulations.

Non Discrimination Information

Title IX Coordinator ADA and Title IX Coordinator
Brian Marcel
Associate Superintendent
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1402
Cassandra Harmon-Higgins
Executive Director, HR & Legal Services
1819 S. Wagner Road 
Ann Arbor, MI  48103
(734) 994-8100 ext. 1311