• Transportation Services

    Welcome to the Transportation Department at AAESA

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    AAESA provides specialized transportation services to all local school districts and center-based programs within Allegan County. We have professionally trained and certified school bus employees who use the utmost care transporting your students to and from school each day. Our fleet is professionally maintained with a commitment to safety and reliability. Our office staff strives to provide prompt and courteous services to all students with integrity and efficiency.

    The Allegan Area ESA District consists of approximately 1,833 square miles (825 land/1,008 water), that are serviced by vehicles currently located at five local school district transportation centers (Allegan, Fennville, Otsego, Plainwell, Wayland).The vehicles travel more than 500,000 miles annually for specialized education. We are honored to receive an on-going Certificate of Excellence – Pass Rating in the annual School Bus Safety Inspections conducted by the Michigan State Police.

    Mission Statement

    The AAESA Transportation Department is committed to providing the safest, most reliable and efficient specialized transportation services for our students and school districts within the communities we serve.

    Vision Statement

    Our Department Vision is to be widely recognized by our school districts and communities as the premier provider of specialized transportation services in Allegan County.

    Transportation Policies, Procedures and Request Forms

    Please see the Procedures & Forms tab to access AAESA transportation policies, procedures and request forms. 

    To request or make a change to specialized transportation services for your student, please contact your local school district special education department for assistance. If you have any questions, please contact your local school district Special Education office and/or the AAESA Transportation office.