Anti-Bullying Tools

Since 1964 NSTA has been the voice of school bus contractors all across the country.  With this collective representation, we have worked to protect the safety of children who ride those yellow buses.  Many of you are aware of the dangers bullying presents itself outside of the classroom.  This portion of our website has been designed to give our Contractor and School Administrator members access to interactive anti-bullying tools that they may share with staff members and drivers.  We hope that you take advantage of these resources and continue to keep pupils safe to and from school. 

Preparing Drivers and Attendants for Prevention
Cyber-Bullying and Student Suicide

Kathy Furneaux, Executive Director of the Pupil Transportation Safety Institute, created a presentation for a Conference Workshop held in New York that explores how bullying is occurring in technology and what it means for bus drivers.  Topics include:

  • Cyber-Bullying
  • Student Suicides
  • The Role of the School Bus Driver and Monitor
  • What the Transportation Manager can do to Prepare Drivers and Attendants
In order to make your school buses a safer place to ride, please download the presentation to share with your drivers:

Preparing Drivers and Attendants for Prevention:  Cyber-Bullying and Student Suicide

Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment on our Nation's School Bus series

Looking to lead a workshop designed to prevent bullying from happening in your school district?  The Creating a Safe and Respectful Environment on Our Nation’s School Buses series is a product of the Safe and Supportive Schools Technical Assistance (TA) Center, under funding provided by the U.S. Department of Education (ED) Office of Safe and Drug-Free Schools (OSDFS) and in partnership with the National Association for Pupil Transportation and the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services.  Below are materials made available in order to identify, intervene in, and prevent bullying from happening on school buses. 

See Something. Do Something:  Intervening in Bullying Behavior (Module 1)

Module 1:  Workshop Overview, Preparation Guide, and Trainer's Outline

Module 1:  Interactive Workshop Presentation

Module 1:  Handouts for Workshop Participants 

Creating a Supportive Bus Climate:  Preventing Bullying (Module 2)

Module 2:  Workshop Overview, Preparations Guide, and Trainer's Outline

Module 2:   Interactive Workshop Presentation

Module 2:  Handouts for Workshop Participants 

Supporting Materials

Prints for series posters

Prints for wallet-sized cards

For more information, check out Safe and Supportive Schools.