Kansas State
Pupil Transportation
Association (KSPTA)
- State Director:

Former state trooper Keith Dreiling has been appointed state director for pupil transportation in Kansas. As state director, Dreiling will oversee all aspects of Kansas' school bus safety program. Dreiling comes to the KSDE following his retirement from the Kansas Highway Patrol. He spent 27 years with the patrol, serving as a road trooper in several areas of Kansas and as a field training officer for a number of graduating recruits. Dreiling was one of five troopers in the state assigned to the Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Pilot Project in 1991 and has served in various positions throughout the patrol’s general headquarters. Dreiling began his duties with the KSDE in February.

-Taken from www.schoolbusfleet.com.

Dennis Tate, Assistant State Director School Bus Safety Unit. Prior to coming to the Kansas Department of Education, Dennis was a Kansas Highway Lieutenant and retired after 30 years of service.  He has also worked as Court Security Officer for the US Marshals Service Topeka Federal Building and has his Real Estate License.  

Also on the KSDE pupil transportation team:
- Wilma Crabtree
- Melissa Ostermeyer
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