A team of 4-6 advisors/assistants will accompany … Classroom on Rails on the road/in the field in addition to regional guides and operational staff provided by transport companies. These will include:
Historian/Coordinator (David Watts – see bio under “planner”) will anchor the program and oversee the timetable of events.
Business Manager (TBA) will oversee program logistics, liaison with regional/community representatives and resource persons
a Musical Advisor (TBA) will coach individuals and groups in voice, and provide accompaniment on various instruments
a Movement Instructor (TBA) will provide choreography/coaching in dance in the development of group presentations en route
Rail Liaison Officer (TBA) will oversea maintenance/hookups and union relations when coaches are parked occupied, and operating on lines/trains outside scheduled VIA services