Ian Farr

Mr. Ian R. Farr
Assistant to the Superintendent

The Transportation Office oversees all aspects of student transportation. The office is led by Mr. Ian R. Farr, Assistant to the Superintendent. A 1997 graduate of North Pocono High School, Mr. Farr holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education English from Bloomsburg University, a Master of Science degree in Classroom Technology from Wilkes University, and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership with Principal Certification from Wilkes University. Over the course of 20 years, Mr. Farr served as a middle school English teacher, an assistant principal, and a building principal at North Pocono before being named to his current position.

The duties of the Transportation Office include:

  • Developing bus routes in conjunction with contractors,
  • Developing privately-contracted van routes as needed,
  • Managing the assignment of all district-enrolled students to appropriate transportation, including those with special needs,
  • Coordinating/managing transportation for non-public and parochial school students who are residents of the district,
  • Coordinating/managing transportation for students who are placed at out-of-district facilities,
  • Coordinating/managing transportation for field trips,
  • Managing student data related to transportation and generating reports therefrom,
  • Providing a liason between bus contractors and the district,
  • Developing contracts for both bus and van contractors,
  • Communicating with parents about transportation-related issues,
  • Assisting the district office with resident-status verification of students, and
  • Working with both bus/van drivers and administrators on student safety issues, including discipline.

To learn more about transportation in the North Pocono School District, follow the links below.

Transportation Office Staff

Ian Farr

Assistant to the Superintendent

Michelle Slowik