CASTA training is heating up with the arrival of spring! Starting in April, we have a variety of opportunity to make sure you get as much bang for your buck as a CASTA member! Here are the brief descriptions of upcoming Transit training in Colorado along with who from your agency you should send.
Defensive Driving Train the Trainer-
This course teaches the principles of how to be a defensive driving and how to teach others these principles. Join Ralph Mason on April 9 and 10 to become a certified Defensive Driving Trainer to train at your agency or for CASTA.
- Who should attend?- Transit trainers interested in becoming Defensive Driving Certified or trainers looking for follow up training and re-certification.
Excellent in Training- How to be an Effective Trainer-
A course offered by Michael Noel, he will work over the two days on teaching you techniques to be more effective as a transit trainer.
- Who should attend?- Transit trainers, trainers interested in honing their skills or taking on more leadership opportunities, those interested in transit training.
ADA Eligibility for Complementary Paratransit Service-
The course begins with a review of ADA paratransit criteria and then reviews ADA paratransit eligibility requirements. A variety of alternative eligibility determination processes are presented, with a focus on in-person interview and assessment options. It also presents trip-by-trip eligibility determinations and linking in-person assessments to travel training and other mobility management options. We are bringing in John Cleveland to facilitate this training, who was very well received last year when he taught a similar course.
- Who Should attend?- Transit professionals looking for a freshened perspective on ADA criteria for paratransit and how the law can be implemented. Mobility managers and travel trainers are also welcome.
2018 CASTA Spring Conference-
The annual CASTA Spring Training is a three-day conference that provides training on a variety of topics, including: transit management, supervisor development, driver safety, system safety, human services issues, maintenance, and FTA and CDOT policy issues.
- Who should attend?- This May we welcome all transit professionals, and especially your HR team, Marketing team, Transit Managers interested in Electric Bus, Leaders in Transit who are ready for the CCTM certification, and anyone interested in learning about how CASTA can support your career!
Fundamentals of Bus Collision Accident Investigation-
this course offered by the FTA takes a deep and algebraic approach to learning what to do in the aftermath of a bus collision accident. Join us in Denver this June for the training. Please note that all attendees must register by May 11 in order for the course to continue.
- Who should attend?- Transit safety professionals, transit managers, and others interested in transit safety.