NAPT MultiView News Brief
Jan. 19, 2011

20th National Conference and Exhibition of Transporting Students with Disabilities and Preschoolers
Join your colleagues at the 20th National Conference & Exhibition of Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers.

This conference offers more than 40 presentations and is recognized nationally as your best opportunity to get workable solutions and practical answers to your pressing questions about transporting children with special needs — from preschool to transition services. This practical, team driven, hands-on training event takes place:

WHEN: March 11 to 16

The 14th National Special Needs Team Safety ROADEO is scheduled for March 11 to 13

WHERE: Kansas City, Mo., Hyatt Regency Crown Center

ALSO OFFERED: All six courses of the NAPT Special Needs Training Program! For more information on the program please visit

SAVE $100 and register now — EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO FEB. 4. To register online for the National Conference and/or for more information go to:, or call 703-288-4088.More

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