August 6, 2016
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Lynne Hanner, Director, Institutional Advancement
Randolph is new AIDB Transportation Director
Tim Randolph has been named Director of Transportation for Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind. He begins his new role on the first day of school for students, August 8.
Tim has served the past three years as Assistant Supervisor of Transportation and Maintenance for Fayette County Schools. He has also worked as a bus driver and business manager and has an Associate’s degree in administration and accounting from Bevill State Community College.
AIDB operates an extensive statewide transportation system coordinating daily bus routes for students at campus programs and blind employees at Alabama Industries for the Blind. Area bus routes also transport students daily to and from a seven county area surrounding Talladega and to the Montgomery and Huntsville regions weekly. In addition, statewide charter routes transport students to their home communities on a monthly basis.
AIDB recently received a commendable rating during an inspection of buses by the State Department of Education Pupil Transportation Service who “found no major deficiencies for 2016.”
“Safety and security are priority concerns for AIDB,” said AIDB President Dr. John Mascia. “We operate an extensive transportation system for children and adults who are deaf, blind, deafblind and multidisabled, and we are pleased to add someone of Mr. Randolph’s experience and commitment to our team to oversee our diverse Transportation program.”
Alabama Institute for Deaf and Blind is the nation’s most comprehensive organization serving individuals who are deaf, blind, deafblind and other disabilities from birth through aging. Established in 1858, AIDB operates five campuses in Talladega and eight regional centers serving more than 23,500 children annually throughout all 67 counties of the state. Campus programs include Alabama School for the Deaf, Alabama School for the Blind, Helen Keller School (for deafblind and multidisabled children), the Gentry Facility (a postsecondary rehabilitation program for adults) and Alabama Industries for the Blind (a manufacturing facility and the state’s largest employer of blind adults). Regional Centers are located in Birmingham, Dothan, Huntsville, Mobile, Montgomery, Talladega, Tuscaloosa and Tuscumbia.