WHY LEGAL ROUTES?
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Peggy Burns is former in-house counsel with Adams 12 Five Star Schools, a large suburban school district in Colorado. Now consulting full-time, she is the founder of Education Compliance Group, Inc., an organization committed to addressing legal compliance issues in education. A former high school English and forensics teacher, licensed attorney for more than twenty-five years, Peggy has devoted the past eighteen years specifically to legal issues affecting public education.
Peggy is a frequent presenter at state, regional and national conferences. Peggy serves on the National Board of Advisors of the National Conference & Exhibition on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers, and is a Tenured Faculty Member. She is editor of Legal Routes, and a contributing editor for School Transportation News . She is a member of the Special Education Committee of the National Association for Pupil Transportation and Past-President of the Colorado Council of School Attorneys.
Peggy is author of two training video programs: Steering Clear of Liability: Training for School Bus Drivers, and Confidential Records: Training for School Bus Drivers; and an Information Report prepared for the National Association of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services, Sharing Student Health and Medical Information with School Transporters. And, with Jim Ellis and Lenny Bernstein, she is co-author of School Bus Stops: A Safety Guide for Transporters, published by PTSI.
Roseann Schwaderer, Publisher of Legal Routes, is president of Edupro Group, an information services company. From 1992 until 2012, she sponsored and chaired the National Conference on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers. The conference, now owned by STN Media Corp., has been host to the National Special Needs Team Safety Roadeo since its inception in 1998.
She is also Publisher of White Knuckle Rides, an entertaining book of personal stories by drivers and driver trainers about hair-raising experiences, which can be used as a training tool.
Roseann was the editor of School Transportation Director newsletter for many years, and is the founding editor of Transporting Students with Disabilities Newsletter . Her affiliation with those publications ended in April 1998.
She was recognized in School Transportation News (April, May 2002) in its two-part series on "women who have made influential contributions to the pupil transportation industry." In 1998 the National School Transportation Association recognized her for "service and dedication to the school transportation industry" and for her "commitment and leadership with the Transporting Students with Disabilities Conference."
In 2006 Roseann was honored to receive the Sure-Lok Special Needs Transportation Award presented during the annual conference of the National Association for Pupil Transportation. In 2011, she was honored by NAPT on the occasion of the 20th National Conference on Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers.
She is a member of the Special Education Committee of NAPT.
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