A Conversation about Transportation Safety with Ann Linehan

Each year, Head Start and Early Head Start programs transport more than 250,000 children. Ensuring the safety of children is one of Head Start’s highest priorities. Program directors and transportation managers can prepare for the school year and help keep kids safe, whether on the bus or in a family vehicle. Watch this webinar to learn about the importance of transportation safety, and find out what activities are being planned by the Office of Head Start.

Additional Resources

Bus Transportation and Safety (ACF-IM-HS-14-04)
Keep children safe on Head Start buses by using redundant safety systems and active supervision techniques.

Supervising Children on Head Start Buses: A Webinar from the Head Start National Center on Health
This webinar identifies attention management and active supervision strategies to keep children safe on Head Start buses.

Active Supervision
This tip sheet explains what active supervision is and how it works in any environment.

A Conversation about Transportation Safety with Ann Linehan. HHS/ACF/OHS/NCH. 2014. Streaming Video. 01:02:57.

Last Reviewed: August 2015

Last Updated: January 6, 2017