270 East State Street
Columbus, OH 43215
spirit of success
Operations Office
(614) 365-5074
Welcome to the Transportation Services Office of the Columbus Public Schools. Our motto is "moving students further ahead." Approximately 37,000 students receive transportation services from 1,000 dedicated employees, including supervisors and vehicle maintenance staff. Our buses travel across 220 square miles located primarily within the City of Columbus, Ohio.

Operations Office Directory
Steve A. Simmons III, Director (614) 365-5074
Carlene Bussey, Supervisor of Operations (614) 365-5074
Benita Daily, Secretary to the Director (614) 365-5074
Harriet Sims, Secretary (614) 365-5074
Evelyn Burge-Dehl, Supervisor, Ft. Hayes Bus Compound
Willie Wheeless,  Supervisor, Ft. Hayes Bus Compound
Michele Brooks, Supervisor, Ft. Special Bus Compound
Timothy Hutchinson, Supervisor, Ft. Special Bus Compound
Kathy Gard, Supervisor, Frebis Bus Compound
Greg McCandless, Supervisor, Frebis Bus Compound
Terry Gantner, Supervisor, Frebis Bus Compound
Judy Collmar, Supervisor, Frebis Bus Compound
Tania Copeland, Supervisor, Frebis Bus Compound 
Martha Moore, Supervisor, Morse Road Bus Compound
Brian Parker,  Supervisor, Morse Road Bus Compound
Kay Moss, Routing Supervisor, High Schools (614) 365-5074
Brad Danielson, Routing Supervisor, Middle/Elem. Schools. (614) 365-5074
Vernon Scriven, Routing Supervisor, Special Education (614) 365-5074
Debbie Webber, Supervisor, Non-Public & Community Schools Routing (614) 365-5074
Roger Dempsey, Transportation Training Coordinator (614) 365-6609
Mary Cockrell, Field Trip Specialist
Sally Clemmer, Non-Public School Students/COTA (614) 365-5074
Theresa Vanderburg, Radio Dispatcher (614) 365-5074
Kyle Jones, Radio Dispatcher (614) 365-5074
Minnie Singletary, Call Center Supervisor (614) 365-5074
Micki Cornell, Call Center Supervisor (614) 365-5074
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Our Mission: Each student is highly educated, prepared for leadership and service, and empowered for success as a citizen in a global community.
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