2018 CSPTA Colorado's Best Trainer & Bus Assistant Competition

12 Jun 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm MDT

SPONSORED BY: McCandless Truck Center, LLC.

Greeting Colorado’s Best Competition Perspective Participants:

CSPTA is proud to bring this competition to you for the second year thanks to our sponsor McCandless Truck Center, LLC.. Colorado’s Best Competition will be held on Tuesday, June 12, starting at 10 a.m. until conclusion at the CSPTA Transportation Summit located at Cherokee Trails High School (Cherry Creek School District). CSPTA would like to take this opportunity to extend an invitation to every school bus driver trainer and to every school bus attendant from your district. This contest is a wonderful opportunity to show others your methods, practices and skill either as a trainer or a bus attendant, while competing for the title of “Colorado’s Best”.

Colorado’s Best Bus Attendant:

  • The Colorado’s Best Bus Attendant Competition is designed to evaluate the expertise of an individual bus attendant without a driver. This competition will consist of a written test and (4) four stations that will test your skill in areas specific to transporting students with disabilities and adaptive equipment. The stations will be 15 minutes each, 10 minutes to show your skill and five minutes for questions from the judges. 

Colorado’s Best Trainer:

  • The Colorado’s Best Trainer Competition will evaluate the expertise of a bus driver trainer.  This competition will consist of a pre-competition lesson Powerpoint, a written test and (4) four stations which will test your skill in areas of general knowledge, student management, hands-on training and driving techniques. The stations will be 15 minutes each, 10 minutes to show your skill and 5 minutes for questions from the judges. Subject and details for the pre-competition lesson Powerpoint will be given at the time of registration.  The completed pre-competition lesson Powerpoint must be submitted via e-mail to d.gettel@jeffco.k12.co.us by May 29.

Registration deadline is May 27

Register early to secure a place in the competition. There will be no late registrations for the reason that the pre-competition lesson PowerPoint submission deadline is May 29.

Questions? Contact Andrea Meyer-Pemble andrea.meyerpemble@pinnaclecharterschool.org and Da Naye Gettel d.gettel@jeffco.k12.co.us.


  • Awards will be given out at the CSPTA Awards Banquet

Entry Fee

  • There is no charge to compete.

12 Jun 2018
10:00am - 4:00pm MDT

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