Peter Lawrence


Peter Lawrence currently serves as the Director of Transportation for the Fairport Central School District and has held progressively responsible positions in the transportation field since 1988. He has been with the Fairport district since 1997.

He holds the following degrees: A.A.S. in Automotive Technology, B. S. in Managing Human Resources, M.S. in Management and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in School Business Administration. Currently, he is a doctoral candidate at the University of Rochester and is pursuing his Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) degree specializing in K-12 Educational Leadership.

Peter has authored numerous articles for trade publications in the transportation industry. He is also a nationally Certified Director of Pupil Transportation (CDPT). He has presented to transportation professionals in Belgium, Canada, China, India, and Turkey at International conferences.

He has received numerous awards during his career, including the “Art Schock Award” in 2006, the School Transportation News and NAPT’s “Leadership Award ” in 2007 and he was featured in School Bus Fleet Magazine’s November issue of the most fascinating personalities for 2009. Most recently, in 2011, the National Association recognized him for Pupil Transportation with their “Distinguished Service Award.”

His hobbies include spending time with his family, riding his Harley-Davidson motorcycle, reading, and writing articles that focus on helping to make other peoples’ lives a little bit easier.