Department Overview


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    CCSD is now hiring bus drivers. Hourly pay ranges from $20.96-$29.60, and we offer part-time and full-time schedules and full benefits. It's a rewarding and flexible career move.

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    Transportation Office Information

    165 Paradise Boulevard
    Athens, GA 30607

    Office Hours: Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

    Department Staff

    Assistant Director of Operations 
    Danny Ward,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77218

    Assistant Director of Fleet and Facilities
    Dallas Gabriel,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77302

    Assistant Director of Finance and Technology 
    Jim Gurley,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77213

    Department Secretary 
    Korina Saavedra,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77216

    Routing Department
    Sharon Lattimore (Westside),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77214
    Renita Bolton (Eastside),, 706-546-7721, 77211

    Conventional Transportation Supervisor 
    Loraine Cummings,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77220

    Special Education Transportation Supervisor 
    Demetrius Fikes,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77202

    Field Trip/Extra Programs Coordinator 
    Marian Daniel,, 706-546-7721, ext. 77223

    Training Department 
    Bernard Johnson (Training Coordinator),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77215
    Gale Sheats (Training Instructor),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77221
    Diane Scott (Training Instructor),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77221

    LaTarcia Howard (AM Dispatcher),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77201
    Celeste Minish (PM Dispatcher),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77212
    Velma Thomas (Afterschool Dispatcher),, 706-546-7721, ext. 77148