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FACT 2013

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Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 684-3345 Toll free: (800) 386-2377 Fax: (800) 396-2377 E-mail: Gail Connelly, Exec. Dir. Supports the nation's elementary and middle school principals by heightening public awareness of elementary and middle school education as the foundation for all future academic achievement and serving as a national representative for elementary and middle school education to Congress, state and federal agencies, the news media, researchers, educators and child advocacy groups. National Assn. of Independent Schools 1129 20th St., Ste. 800 Washington, DC 20036-3425 (202) 973-9700 Fax: (888) 316-3862 E-mail: Myra McGovern, Sr. Dir., Public Information A voluntary membership organization of schools and associations in the U.S. and abroad, including independent private K-12 schools in the U.S. National Assn. of State Directors of Pupil Transportation Services fessional and paraprofessional educators as full partners in the educational process. National Congress on School Transportation 250 E. 500 S PO Box 144200 Salt Lake City, UT 84114 (801) 538-7666 Fax: (801) 538-7729 E-mail: murrell.martin@schools. Murrell Martin, Chair Held every fve years, the congress brings together offcials from across the nation to develop the standards that form the backbone of the student transportation system. The frst congress was held in 1939. National Head Start Assn. 1651 Prince St. Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 739-0875 Fax: (703) 739-0878 E-mail: Yasmina Vinci, Exec. Dir. A nonproft corporation dedicated to the concerns of the Head Start community. National Highway Traffc Safety Administration PO Box 5446 Steamboat Springs, CO 80477 (970) 871-1784 E-mail: Bob Riley, Exec. Dir. Provides leadership, assistance and motivation to the school transportation industry to achieve safe, effcient, economical and high-quality transportation for pupils. Offce of Crashworthiness Standards 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE NVS-113 Washington, DC 20590 (202) 366-1012 E-mail: robert.mazurowski@dot. gov Robert Mazurowski, Safety Standards Engineer Develops and maintains federal motor vehicle safety standards for school buses. National Assn. of State Directors of Special Education National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence 225 Reinekers Ln. Ste. 420 Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 519-3800 Fax: (703) 519-3808 Bill East, Exec. Dir. Helps state agencies maximize educational outcomes for individuals with disabilities. The association envisions families and community members engaged with capable, well-prepared pro- 101 Blue Seal Dr. SE Ste. 101 Leesburg, VA 20175 (703) 669-6600 Fax: (703) 669-6127 E-mail: Tim Zilke, Pres./CEO A nonproft organization that improves the quality of vehicle repairs and services through the testing and certifcation of repair and service professionals, includ- ing school bus technicians. National Safety Council 1121 Spring Lake Dr. Itasca, IL 60143 (630) 285-1121 Toll free: (800) 621-7615 Fax: (630) 285-1315 E-mail: Janet P. Froetscher, Pres./CEO A nonproft international public service organization dedicated to the prevention of injuries and deaths at work, in homes and communities, and on the roads, through leadership, research, education and advocacy. National Transportation Safety Board Offce of Highway Safety 490 L'Enfant Plaza E, SW Washington, DC 20594 (202) 314-6000 An independent federal agency authorized by Congress to investigate accidents, including those involving school buses. Issues recommendations to government agencies, industry associations, school transportation offcials and others in order to help prevent accidents. Operation Lifesaver 1420 King St. National School Boards Assn. Ste. 201 1680 Duke St. Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 838-6722 Fax: (703) 683-7590 E-mail: Thomas Gentzel, Exec. Dir. Promotes excellence and equity in public education through school board leadership. National School Safety Center 141 Duesenberg Dr., Ste. 7B Westlake Village, CA 91362 (805) 373-9977 E-mail: Ronald D. Stephens, Exec. Dir. The center serves as an advocate for safe, secure and peaceful schools worldwide and as a catalyst for the prevention of school crime and violence. National School Safety Center provides school communities and their school safety partners with information, resources, consultation and training services. National School Transportation Assn. 122 S. Royal St. Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 684-3200 Fax: (703) 684-3212 E-mail: Ronna Sable Weber, Exec. Dir. Founded in 1964, NSTA represents the private sector school transportation industry that is dedicated to and advocates for the safe, secure and most effcient transportation of schoolchildren. Alexandria, VA 22314 (703) 739-0308 Toll free: (800) 537-6224 Fax: (703) 519-8267 E-mail: Joyce Rose, Pres. A public education program designed to reduce the number of crashes, deaths and injuries at highway-rail intersections. Operation Lifesaver's national offce supports state programs, developing videos, educational brochures, instructional information and other materials for audiences of all ages. Pupil Transportation Safety Institute 10 Adler Dr. Ste. 102 East Syracuse, NY 13057 Toll free: (800) 836-2210 Fax: (315) 475-5033 E-mail: Kathleen Furneaux, Exec. Dir. A nonproft school bus safety organization that provides training resources for drivers, students and managers; keynote, workshop, driver in-service and trainthe-trainer presentations; consultation services for school districts and contractors; and program development and evaluative studies for state agencies. Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America 1700 N. Moore St. Ste. 1540 Arlington, VA 22209 (703) 524-6686 Fax: (703) 524-6630 SCHOOL BUS FLEET 61

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