Day 123 (of 183) not always as easy as 1-2-3
It’s never a good thing when the bus driver motions at you to pull over long after everyone has gone home and you’re heading out (I’d say home, but really just taking a walk between school and PAC meeting).
Although as with so much in education, it’s due to a reason that ain’t as easy as 1-2-3 or a-b-c….
Issues on the bus ride are complicated; compounded but he “gray area” between when a child leaves the school and arrives home – when does the “responsibility” transfer between school and guardians….
So when a bus driver needs to see me, it’s gotta be important. And it was. And it wasn’t as easy as…..well….. but it wasn’t the problem that I started to reflect on. It was the idea that the driver felt comfortable enough to stop me and share the issue – not wait and hope it went away…or got worse.
Solving problems isn’t always easy – sometimes defaulting to a consequence can be (or at least can feel to be easier).
Made me feel good that our bus drivers feel enough ownership that they know they can be part of the problem-solving process, as difficult as it may be! We are always working together to make each day better! May not be easy, but it sure is worth it!