Oceanside Transportation

    Oceanside Unified School District Transportation Department


    The Oceanside Unified School Districts Transportation Department is committed to ensuring the safe transportation of all bus riders. Our department works collaboratively with district staff, parents and educators in order to assist with the educational process, promote regular attendance and reduce tardiness all in support of " Creating Successful Learners Now". Our department's principals are reflected in our mission statement.


    "The mission of the transportation department is to ensure an effective, efficient and safe transportation program for all eligible riders. We will provide a seamless service with the utmost care and diligence while upholding the high standards of the Oceanside Unified School District. To achieve our mission, we will deliver excellent customer service with a collaborative and positive attitude".




    • Karen Ballard Sohayda, Director of Transportation               760-966-7885        karen.ballard@oside.us
    • Kathleen McPerry, Administrative Assistant                           760-966-7886       kmcperry@oside.us
    • Dominic Gonzales, Lead Dispatcher/Field Trip Coordinator  760-966-7899       dominic.gonzales@oside.us
    • Damian Sifuentes, Scheduler Dispatcher                              760-966-7879       damian.sifuentes@oside.us
    • Maria "Jessica" Alvarez, Sped Router Dispatcher                 760-966-7890       maria.alvarez@oside.us
    • LeeAnn Conger, Driver/School Bus Instructor                       760-966-7881       leeann.conger@oside.us