Transportation Department


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    (760) 290-2654


    After Hours Emergency:

    (760) 290-2670, follow prompts.  

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  • Personal Profile

    Mike started his educational journey at San Marcos Elementary, then went through one of the district's boundary changes and attended 5th and 6th grades at Paloma Elementary.  Next, he went to San Marcos Middle School (aka San Marcos Jr. High) then graduated from San Marcos High School High School in 1998.

    After attending San Marcos Unified Schools, he went to Palomar College in hopes to transfer to Cal State University but took a detour to National University University and completed a Computer Information Systems program where Mike obtained Microsoft Certifications.   

    In 1999, Mike applied and accepted a position with the San Marcos Unified School District as a school bus driver while attending college.  After a few years, he was promoted to Transportation Coordinator.  In 2012, Mike received another promotion as the Transportation Director where he currently strives to provide the safest and most efficient Transportation Department for the district.

  • Transportation Departments Purpose                    

    The goal of the Transportation Department is to provide safe, effective and efficient transportation for the San Marcos Unified School District. The Transportation Department is an integral part of the total educational system, contributing significantly to the learning process by providing safe and dependable transportation.

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National School Bus Safety Week

The Transportation Department celebrated National School Bus Safety Week October 22 - 26 and developed this video to increase awareness about the amazing work our bus drivers do each day to keep our students safe.

Posted by San Marcos Unified School District on Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Last Modified on August 10, 2017