|Dec. 9, 2014|
NAPT Developing New Event Focused on Data Driven Decision-making
As we announced last month, NAPT is putting together a unique, new, invitation-only event designed to bring a small group of industry thought leaders together with product/service providers for two days of discussion in an intimate, educational setting. The discussion will be led by an "expert in residence" handpicked by NAPT. The event will explore the foundations and parameters of data driven decision-making with the goal of enhancing communications among the network of school systems and their service providers that utilize Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to evaluate and improve performance.
Additional details will be available in the very near future. In the meantime, enroll for this opportunity by visiting NAPT's new 3D website. There you can enter data about your operation and immediately receive 5 free KPIs that give you instant feedback on your current performance.
Please Note: This event is NOT "The School Bus Summit," which should not be confused with NAPT's Annual Summit held each Fall. The 2015 NAPT Summit is scheduled from November 7-10 in Richmond, VA.More
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Register for NAPT's LED program
In the spirit of gift-giving, be sure to keep your career in mind! Take your leadership capabilities to the next level through NAPT's 2015 LED webinar series. Join world-renowned George Pitagorsky and industry colleagues for a series of 6 webinars covering Project Management and Long-Term Process Initiatives, with a focus on behavior skills. Online registration is open!
No need to travel! NAPT's 2015 Leading Every Day (LED) initiative is easily accessible from the comfort of your office, home, and even your tablet! And all sessions will be recorded, so if one doesn't fit your schedule you'll still be able to access the recording.
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2014 NAPT Award Recipient Spotlight: Heroism Award, Sponsored by Blue Bird
In March 2014 a Galway CSD (NY) bus driver pulled a young father from a burning pickup truck, after it slammed into his bus. During this year's Summit, NAPT was pleased to recognize Casimir "Chuck" Dziegiel with the 2014 Heroism Award, sponsored by Blue Bird.
Chuck is a local hero and is credited with saving the life of a young father, who along with his infant son, was trapped inside their burning pickup truck after it slammed head on into the bus.
The driver of the truck had his seven month old infant son secured in the back seat. New York State Police say the driver may have fallen asleep while driving.
Having just dropped off his last student minutes earlier, timing was everything for Chuck. He remained calm and was able to call in the accident to his dispatcher, but his thoughts quickly turned to the pickup truck.
Thanks to the assistance of a driver of another car, the infant was pulled from the flames first. Noticing the driver of the truck was unable to move due to a broken leg, Chuck pulled him from the vehicle. Both father and son survived the accident.
Chuck Dziegiel is hailed a hero because of his actions, but he credits the training he and other Galway drivers have received.
Congratulations Chuck, and thank you for all you do!More
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