Shane Searchwell Biography

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    Shane Searchwell is dedicated to the mission of partnering with schools, families, and communities to provide safe and efficient transportation in support of school programs and services. Mr. Searchwell has actively served the Palm Beach County School District and the Transportation department for the past 14 years. Over this time span he has served the department in the capacity of various leadership roles inclusive of the department’s Accountant, Area Manager, General Manager and has been the Department Director since August of 2018. Mr. Searchwell leads a team of over 1,200 employees located across six transportation facilities with buses traveling across 2,386 square miles each day to include over 18,624 bus stops; making the total miles driven over 13.2 million per year. Mr. Searchwell is a member of the National Association of Pupil Transportation and currently serves as the Region I Director for the Florida Association of Pupil Transportation. He is a proud graduate of Florida Atlantic University with a Bachelor of Science in Accounting. Mr. Searchwell is committed to the success and excellence of every student in the district and is passionately driven by the vision of “Kids First…Education Begins with Transportation.”