NAPT Dispatch
Jun. 2, 2015

Several NAPT state association partners offering NAPT PDS courses this Summer
Ontario (OASBO), Arizona (TAA), Virginia (VAPT), South Carolina (SCAPT), Georgia (GAPT), North Carolina (NCPTA), Missouri (MAPT), and Maine (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 (Missouri) is offering two NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in July 2015: MAPT (Maine) is offering two NAPT Professional Development Series (PDS) courses at their conference in July 2015: Register online if you'd like to receive a course completion certificate from NAPT. 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: America's Best Training & Skills Challenge Update
Date & Time: Wednesday, June 17 @ 1pm ET
Presenter: Marshall Casey, America's Best Committee Chair
Registration Fee: FREE for NAPT members

During this webinar we'll discuss:

Reserve your space now!

Then join us in July! During this complimentary member webinar, Transportation Technology: Don't Let It DRIVE You Crazy, we'll discuss: Date & Time: Wednesday, July 29 @ 1pm ET
Title: Transportation Technology: Don't Let It DRIVE You Crazy
Presenters: Steve Simmons, III, Director of Transportation, Columbus City Schools, NAPT President-Elect and Jeff Vrabel, Director of Fleet Services, Columbus City Schools
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

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The end result is 5 free KPIs instantly! The over-arching goal of this dynamic website is to encourage student transportation professionals to speak a common language and make more data driven decisions.

According NAPT President Keith Henry, CDPT, "One of our goals from the start has been to facilitate discussion and interaction among as many people as possible and give them a chance to participate in this project." 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 Cooling Technology, Bus Bulletin, Inc., National Joint Powers Alliance, and SoundOff Commercial Vehicle. 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 Cooling Technology ( designs and manufactures advanced Air Conditioning systems for buses. From the initial design concept through prototyping and testing to full production ACT is a full service company. The ACT customer support goes well beyond the product shipment and includes application support, product training, after sale support and a complete line of service parts including parts for many other Bus AC suppliers.

Bus Bulletin, Inc. ( is a web-based pupil transportation notification system designed specifically for district transportation departments to improve communication of transportation information. Bus Bulletin provides pre-worded notifications that are sent and received in less than 30 seconds, which enables districts to send timely notifications.

National Joint Powers Alliance ( is a public agency that serves over 50,000 members and offers a multitude of contracted products, equipment and service opportunities to education, government and other non-profit entities.

SoundOff Commercial Vehicle ( has provided innovative vehicle safety solutions for the markets they serve for over 40 years. Their rich history, commitment to their customers, and problem-solving design has resulted in an organization that delivers products and services you can trust. More

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