Twila Terrell details her experiences as a bus driver for Peoria Public Schools throughout the COVID-19 pandemic. She discusses the start of the pandemic and the way her job changed because of the closure of the schools. She explains the way the district returned to in-person learning and the safety mitigations put in place on the buses. She also details her early life in Peoria and Creve Coeur, Illinois, and her experiences living in Los Angeles, California, in the 1990s. Terrell closes with a description of her views of the pandemic and how they've changed over time.
Terrell describes her experience with the start of the pandemic.
Interview session (Audio)