All Type III drivers must be trained and currently certified in the use and safe operation of the Bloomington Public Schools Type III vehicles (vans).
Certification Instructions for Type III Bus Program
- Print out the Driver Application.
- Complete Part A and Part B of the Driver Application. Both Part A and Part B must be completed.
Click here to complete the required online classroom portion and take your quiz. You will be emailed your results and certificate within 2 days.
Send a copy of your certificate and your completed application to Transportation via email at email@example.com, interoffice mail, or fax (952-861-6301).
We will contact you via your district email to schedule your behind-the-wheel training.
- Regular school days, by appointment only
- Monday - Friday, 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.
- Other Transportation work days (school breaks, conference/workshop days, summer) by appointment only, during regular district hours.
Tips to Remember
A pre-trip calendar for the current month must be kept in each van. Please send all calendars to Vicky Arroyo at Transportation via interoffice mail for permanent record keeping.
Please report monthly mileage (Type III Trip/Mileage Log) to the Fleet Coordinator Tom Gut firstname.lastname@example.org or Lead Mechanic Curt Naumann email@example.com.
Van Contact List
Actual seating capacity is limited to the number of properly working seat belts. Type III school buses must never exceed 7 passengers, including the driver.
|SCHOOL||VAN #||CONTACT||PHONE #|
|BTC||50, 51, 55, 62||Robin Bloom||681-6210|
|Desegregation||63, 64||Alejandra Gutierrez-Navarro||681-6420|
|Kennedy||57, 58||Cary Askvig||681-5015|
|Transportation||56, 99||Training Dept||681-6330|
|Valley View||59||Heather Simmons||681-5703|