Bus Driver Certification Training
The DPS training program covers specific school bus safety education training in accordance with the DPS Program Guide For School Bus Driver Training In Texas, utilizing core materials provided by DPS.  ESC-20 provides supporting and relevant material to every class session.  The initial program length is twenty hours, and the refresher program is eight hours in length.  The fees charged for the program are $100.00 for the 20-hour course and $50.00 for the 8-hour course.  Class size is limited to a maximum of 35 participants and registration for the classes are required for attendance.  Walk-ins are allowed only when space will permit.
Certification Programs
Class Schedule
Please visit the Texas Department of Public Safety website for the most current version of required forms.
School Bus Seating Chart
San Antonio Police Department and Bexar County Sheriff's Office require all school buses involved in any accident to provide a seating chart of who was sitting where on the bus at the time of an accident. This form allows the districts to prepare the forms in advance and mark through any children not on the bus at the time of the accident. The form was developed by Southwest ISD Transportation Division and was coordinated with both the San Antonio Police Department and the Bexar County Sheriff's Office and is used with their permission. (Set printer for legal-size paper.)
To print out the form, click on the blue text. A new browser window will open up. Go to the heading "File" and select "Print." A Print dialogue box will appear. Select your printer and click on "Okay." Your form should print for you to complete and submit.
To return to your previous page, close the form browser window and you will return to where you were.
Register for the eight hour re-certification or twenty hour certification course here:
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Randal Casteel
Education Service Center, Region 20
1314 Hines Avenue
San Antonio, Texas 78208-1899
Tel: (210) 370-5203
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Register for the eight hour re-certification or twenty hour certification course here:
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ESC-20 Certifications Website