MEMBERS ONLY

NYAPT C.A.R.E.S.

Benefits of Membership in NYAPT


COMMUNICATIONS: Members of NYAPT…

  • receive a bi-weekly News and Notes newsletter keeps them current on activities and news related to their profession
  • benefit from frequent press releases issued by NYAPT on behalf of the school transportation in New York
  • visit the NYAPT FaceBook page and keep up on happenings in our association and chapters
  • share in statewide/regional campaigns and efforts that promote the safety, effectiveness and efficiency of the yellow school bus and the excellent service of the men and women who make our school buses run
  • can follow NYAPT ‘tweets’ on our Twitter feed providing up-to-the-minute information about events  and our advocacy efforts


ADVOCACY: Members of NYAPT…

  • have a lobbyist ‘in the room’ in our state Capitol to carry NYAPT’s message on school bus safety
  • are strong advocates for school bus safety and school transportation
  • receive a regular Government Affairs e-newsletter to keep current with on-going state issues affecting school transportation
  • receive timely Advocacy Alerts that enable direct input in our legislative efforts on behalf of school bus safety and funding
  • can receive Training for Advocates at their local Chapter
  • advocate for critical legislation at our annual NYAPT Advocacy Day
  • know their voice is heard in the State Capitol through formal Memoranda and public statements in support of or in opposition to ALL legislation that affects school transportation

RESOURCES: Members of NYAPT…

  • have full access to the NYAPT website (www.nyapt.org) which includes links to important state, federal and private agencies
  • have unlimited access to Members Only information, our Membership Directory and Forums with other members
  • receive timely updates about state agency regulations that affect their work and operations
  • receive timely updates about FMCSA, NHTSA and other federal developments on a regular basis
  • are part of an extended family of professionals who can assist/mentor them on a range of management issues
  • advance their careers through our peer-based Professional Certification program
EDUCATION: Members of NYAPT…
  • participate in one of America’s foremost School Transportation Conferences with over 35 workshops and general sessions
  • attend one of the nation’s largest Trade Shows with some 75 exhibitors displaying the newest technology, equipment, school buses, training and testing, routing software, special needs transportation and more
  • participate in our Winter Workshop that serves as a refresher for long-term school transportation professionals and as a learning opportunity for newer managers
  • participate in high-level Legal Webinars that provide background and cases on key topics and are delivered by a prominent law firm representing school districts
  • participate in regional and statewide education courses
  • participate in selected NAPT Professional Development courses


SAFETY: Members of NYAPT…

  • promote Operation Safe Stop to educate the public about the dangers of illegal passing stopped school buses
  • involve our school children in school bus safety promotion through our annual School Bus Safety Poster Contest
  • recognize the safety record of school bus drivers, attendants and technicians during our School Bus Safety Road-eo events
  • offer college scholarships for students whose parents are engaged in school transportation



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