NAPT Dispatch
May. 19, 2015

Several state associations offering NAPT PDS courses @ annual conferences
Ontario (OASBO), Arizona (TAA), Virginia (VAPT), South Carolina (SCAPT), Georgia (GAPT), North Carolina (NCPTA), and Missouri (MAPT) provide variety of educational sessions for members.

OASBO is offering one NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) course at their conference in June 2015:

TAA is offering three NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in June 2015: VAPT is offering three NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in June 2015: GAPT is offering two NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in June 2015: NCPTA is offering one NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) course at their conference in June 2015: SCAPT is offering three NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in July 2015: MAPT is offering two NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in July 2015: Receive a course completion certificate from NAPT and register today. The cost of the PDS courses for credit and the course completion certificate is $20/member and $50//non-member.

If you have any questions regarding the NAPT PDS certificate registration, please contact NAPT headquarters at 800.989.6278.

If you have any questions regarding any of the state association events, please contact them directly.More

Upcoming NAPT Webinars
Title: Celebrating School Bus Safety: Behind the Scenes of National School Bus Safety Week
Date & Time: Wednesday, May 27 @ 1pm ET
Presenters: Jackie Fields, Director of Transportation, Belton ISD (Retired); Joe Hart, Director of Transportation, Killeen ISD; Steve Kalmes, Owner, JSK Transportation Consulting; Bill Tousley, Director of Transportation Farmington Public Schools (Retired)
Registration Fee: FREE for NAPT members

During this webinar we'll discuss:

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Then join us in June! During this complimentary member webinar, America's Best Training & Skills Challenge Update, we'll discuss: Date & Time: Wednesday, June 17 @ 1pm ET
Title: America's Best Training & Skills Challenge Update
Presenter: Marshall Casey, America's Best Committee Chair
Registration Fee: FREE for NAPT members

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Missed one of the 2015 webinars? No problem; they're recorded and available in the 'Member Resources' area of the Members' Only section of the website. Log-in today.More

Vendor Spotlight: On the spot? Come to the spotlight
Business Partners are special members of NAPT. They provide expertise, products and services to the pupil transportation industry, helping to maintain and improve the safety and efficiency of operations and processes. Knowing who to call when you're on the spot is important.

To help you find solutions, we highlight our business partners in a scrolling logo format on the NAPT homepage every two weeks. Just click on the company logo to find out more.

Featured in our "Business Partner in the Spotlight" section are: American Logistics Company (ALC), Collins Bus Corp., Eberspaecher Climate Systems and Unity School Bus Parts. Their logos will be posted for the next few weeks, so please take a moment to become familiar with the products and services they offer.

American Logistics Company (ALC) ( is a national passenger transportation management company serving transit agencies, school districts and the healthcare industry. ALC leverages proprietary transportation management and route optimization technology to manage dedicated and non-dedicated vehicles across the US, providing high quality, innovative transportation services that raise the bar for efficiency, cost-effectiveness, driver safety and accountability.

Collins Bus Corp. ( makes sure every type a bus is a TYPE A+. Their businesses are all about reaching destinations. It's about moving students safely from one location to another, day after day. Not long ago, Collins Bus made a move of their own. They set out to make a Type A bus that would be more than acceptable — it would be exceptional. A true A plus.

Eberspaecher ( has the most comprehensive range of independent and compact fuel operated air and coolant heater products available in today's marketplace. Offering close attention to detail and technical design, Eberspaecher leads the industry in Excellence in Supporting Product Applications and Reliability. Eberspaecher supplies these auxiliary gas/diesel-fired heaters to the truck, bus, marine, automotive/pick-ups, off-highway, cargo and military markets.

Unity School Bus Parts ( is a leader in aftermarket school bus parts that specializes in general body parts, safety equipment and products for special need children. All of their products are in full compliance with State and Federal regulations. As a Nationwide Distributor, their goal is to make sure all of their customers receive consistent service through fast dependable delivery and competitive pricing each and every time an order is placed.More

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