2021 Desktop Convention Series

PSBA is pleased to announce the return of the START Desktop Convention in June and July.
With the decision to stay virtual one more year, our committees have developed a robust series of webinars,
which will also include opportunities to network online. This series will be free to all members of PSBA!
Webinars will be held on consecutive Thursdays at 10 AM. To register please click the links below. 

Check out our sessions and speakers below!

See what others have to say about our virtual events!

In light of the curret CDC guidelines in response to the global pandemic, PSBA events have moved to a virtual platform in 2020 and 2021.

2021 Desktop Convention Series Educational Content

The PSBA is offering a variety of educational sessions throughout June & July.
Click the links below for more details and to register today!

The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) sets minimum wage, overtime, child labor and recordkeeping requirements. We will review common issues related to hours worked, overtime pay calculation, and recordkeeping requirments. Click Here for full description and registration.


An environmental regulator will discuss the future of busing, especially as it relates to utilizing alternative fuels such as compressed natural gas (CNG), propane, and electricity. Click Here for full description and registration.


Rich Kelly shares some of the lessons learned by contractors during the pandemic and identifies provisions that may help your business survive the next one. Click Here for full description and registration.


Presented by Keystone, this webinar will assist bus contractors to make their business more attractive to insurance companies, customers and communities. Click Here for full description and registration.

The always popular seminar hosted virtually with representatives from the FMCSA, PSP, and PennnDOT. You do not want to miss this session!  Click Here for full description and registration.

Join us for a webinar on the basics you need to know about leasing and financing equipment in 2021. Click Here for full description and registration.


TSA Surface Operations Pittsburgh, field office provides ideas for pre, mid and post trip inspections of school bus, what to look for and response to finding as well as field assessment of process. Click Here for full description and registration.

Learn more about the benefits of recruiting and hiring veterans  who are often team-oriented and driven individuals. Click Here for full description and registration.

To help make the ride successful for everyone on the bus, the Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children will teach school bus drivers how to recognize and identify dis-regulated behaviors in students. Strategies to prevent behaviors from escalating. And so much more. Click Here for full description and registration. This webinar is part 2 of a series. To watch part one of the ATTACh program please visit the START webinars recordings under the members only section on the PSBA website.