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The NH School Transportation Association is the state's trade association of school districts and private bus contractors providing transportation for the state's school children. The Association has as its main purpose "the highest degree of safety in the transportation of school children", working with common intra-industry problems, and the cooperation with existing allied industries, associations, and governmental agencies for the advancement of school bus transportation. Members of the Association own and/or operate approximately 90 percent of the school buses traveling New Hampshire highways.

New DOE Criminal Background Records Check process now in place!   Click here to view newly-uploaded forms related to the new process.

NHSTA Board of Directors News

Your board of directors gathered on June 14 in Concord for the first time in-person (since February 2019 due to the pandemic) to host the Association's Annual Meeting and to confirm leadership for 2022-2023.  A review of the past year's accomplishments and discussions about the year ahead were held. NHSTA also confirmed new director, Ryan Renauld Smith from with MTA and also appointed both Marc Raposo and Howard Anderson as advisory directors. New roles for both.  The board takes a break in July and August and will resume regular board meetings in September which are open to all members. 

NHSTA Board Members in attendance at the June 14 Annual Meeting
(L-R): Terry Crotty, Concord School Dist. Joanne Waterhouse, First
Student, Tom Sutton, Berlin Public Schools, Karen Holden, Manchester
Transit Authority, Ryan Renauld Smith, Manchester Transit Authority, 
Sandy Rowe, Student Transportation of America, Su Brobst, Gov.
Wentworth Reg. School Dist., Howard Anderson, Student
Transportation Consulting of NE, Emo Chynoweth, Butler's Bus Service,
Cynthia Fournier, First Student, Marc Raposo, Retired and Laurie Young, 
Durham School Services. Unable to attend were Tim Eldridge, Eldridge
Transportation and Maryann Belanger, Gov. Wentworth Reg. School Dist.

Howard Anderson offers remarks and greeting to the board and special
guests, DMV Director, John Marasco and Becky Kelsea from the Office
of Pupil Transportation.

Congratulations!  39 Students Completed NHSTA School Bus Instructor Development Program

Pictured above is the graduating class and team of instructors for NHSTA's School
Bus Instructor Development program that as held the last week of April.  
They gathered at Manchester Transit Authority where they
learned the proper way to instruct others in how to conduct require
pre-trip inspections and other on-board procedures. We wish them
all success as they are now sitting for or scheduling their certification exams
with the Office of Pupil Transportation. 

 NH DMV Returns to In-person Service at All Locations! Click here to review hours, locations, and to access many helpful links to their services.

NHSTA is now on Facebook! Click the logo below to "Like" NHSTA  

School Bus Driver Training Course DVDs Available to Members! Click here to download the list of DVDs available and loan request form.


  • Fri, Oct 28

    Safe Driver & Mechanics Award Dinner05:30 PM - 08:30 PM
    • Sat, Nov 5

      Driver & Instructor In-service08:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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