14 Aug '14, 2am

Latest News: McCallister Succeeds Hood as State Director of Florida Student Transportation

Latest News: McCallister Succeeds Hood as State Director of Florida Student Transportation

Thirty-year industry veteran Ronnie McCallister became Florida's new state director of student transporation on July 7 following the retirement of Charlie Hood. Hood left the Florida Department to become executive director of the National Association of State Directors of Student Transportation Services . McCallister told STN that he actually celebrates his 30th anniversary in December, but it's a minor detail for a man his predecessor said is as familiar, or more familiar than he is with the state director role and its duties. "I am excited that the position was filled so quickly and with someone who is experienced with the operations of our office, with Florida, and with all our school districts," Hood told STN. "Mr. McCallister is well-respected throughout the state." McCallister joined the Florida Department of Education about 20 years ago after starting at the local s...

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