NAPT Dispatch
Mar. 31, 2015

NAPT friend, colleague receives ASBC Champion Award
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Congratulations Peggy Burns!

Last week during the Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers conference in Frisco, TX the American School Bus Council (ASBC) presented Peggy Burns with its School Bus Champion award.

For more than 20 years Peggy, owner of Education Compliance Group, has served as a key resource on legal issues for the pupil transportation community. She plans to retire at the end of 2015.

ASBC’s Award recognizes exceptional support for and advancement of the school bus industry. All recipients have demonstrated leadership that has produced demonstrable positive outcomes for the communities they serve, as well as the school bus industry as a whole.

Please join us in congratulating and thanking Peggy for all of her contributions to the industry!More


NAPT Professional Development Courses Available at NAPT's 41st Annual Summit

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Take your profession to the next level through NAPT's Professional Development Series (PDS)! Be sure to register for one of the 15 PDS courses offered at our 41st Annual Summit: Engage. Explore. Empower. Online registration is open!

Here's this year's PDS course line-up:

* The NAPT Professional Certification Exams will be held Sunday, November 8 from 1-4pm.

Early Bird Gets the Worm
Register early and save $100! Our full conference rate is only $299 before August 1. Take advantage of this great discount register online today!

Prefer paper? Download the Delegate packet and fax your form to 518.218.0867.

Plan your travel early. Visit the website for hotel information and travel options to and around Richmond, VA.

So, mark your calendar and make plans to be in Richmond, VA November 7-10 for NAPT's 41st Annual Summit: Engage. Explore. Empwer. We look forward to seeing you there!More

Mark your calendar for NAPT's April member webinar
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NAPT's April webinar will tackle employee evaluations. During this webinar we'll discuss techniques for making the evaluation a useful tool for professional growth and not a useless burden that must be completed each year.

Register today!

Date & Time: Wednesday, April 29 @ 1pm ET
Title: Employee Evaluations: Rote Processes or Thoughtful Endeavors?
Presenter: Barry Sudduth, CDPT-SNT, Director of Transportation, Stafford County Public Schools (VA), NAPT Region 2 Director
Registration Fee: FREE for NAPT members

Click here to register.

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