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KEY DATES TO REMEMBER

2017
October 16-20  School Bus
                         Safety Week
2018
February 22-23   Winter Workshop

April 27   Operation Safe Stop Day

May 14-18   School Transportation
                    Appreciation Week

July 15-18   60th Annual
                   Conference






JULY 15-19, 2017
ALBANY MARRIOTT
ALBANY, NEW YORK

SATURDAY, JULY 15
There are no program activities on this date.  Note NAPT PDS Courses offered on Monday as part of our Associate Enrichment Programs.


SUNDAY JULY 16

12:30 PM    State Room  -  New Attendees Workshop

1:00 PM    Empire Room  -  Featured Speaker:  Decisions! Decisions! Decisions!
Mark Aesch, CEO, TransConsult  Author, “Saving America” and more

2:00 PM    Workshops
     Salon A    Leadership Reading Group
     Salon B    Billets for Buses?
     Salon C    Our Buses are Wi-Fi’d!

3:15 PM    Workshops
     Salon A    Break Out Challenge
     Salon B    SBSIOSBSAAT & Your Operation
     Salon C    Early Childhood Issues

4:15 PM    Issues Roundtables  (tentative)
     Salon A    Driver Recruitment & Retention
     Salon B    World of Rural Transportation
     Salon C    Selling to School Leaders

5:30 PM    Empire Room    Awarding Excellence Reception   



MONDAY JULY 17

8:30 AM    Empire Room - Annual Association Meeting   

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM  NAPT PDS Program #607: Legal Issues in School Transportation
Open to all with a focus on Dispatchers, Trainers and Technicians

1:30 PM - 5:30 PM NAPT PDS Program #202: Routing and Scheduling in School Transportation
Open but focused on Dispatchers

NAPT PDS Program #601: Presentation Skills
Open but focused on Trainers

9:30 AM    Foyer  -  Networking Break

10:00 AM-3:00 PM   Ballroom   Trade & Exhibit Show

12:00-1:00 PM    Trade Show Lunch           Ballroom & Foyer

11:00 AM-1:00 PM    Poster Contest Judging     Ballroom Foyer

3:15 PM    Empire Room  GENERAL SESSION  Leading in the Public Eye
    Dr. Oliver Robinson, Superintendent  Shenendehowa Central School District
    Author: “Naked in the Public Eye”

Monday Night Social Event at the WOLF’s 1-11!!   Thank you to the NYS Bus Distributors Association!!


TUESDAY JULY 18

8:00 AM    Salon E/F/G/H  Continental Breakfast
General Session Speaker: Dare to Make a Difference
Joel Weintraub, Author/Lecturer (www.humorforthehealthofit.com)    

9:30 AM    Workshops
    Salon A    Medications on Board Our Buses
    Salon B    The Future is Now: Electric Bus!
10:00 AM    Workshops
    Salon A    Medications on Board Our Buses
    Salon B    The Future is Now: Electric Bus!

12:15 PM    Salon E/F/G/H    Lunch & Featured Speaker

1:45 PM    Workshops
    Salon A    Road Tests of the Future
    Salon B    ESSA and Transportation
    Salon C    Mobility Considerations on the Bus   
    Salon D    D.E.C. and Volkswagen Funds

2:45 PM    Foyer    Networking: Ice Cream Social

3:15 PM    Workshops
    Salon A    Road Tests of the Future
    Salon B    ESSA and Transportation
    Salon C    Mobility Considerations on the Bus
    Salon D    Municipal Agreements

4:30 PM    Salon D    Roundtable Discussion TBD

6:30 PM    Family Picnic    Off-Site Location TBA


WEDNESDAY JULY 19

8:00 AM    Salon E/F/G/H                    
General Session: Compliance vs. Excellence - Kathleen Furneaux, Executive Director, PTSI

9:00 AM    Workshops
    Salon A    Exploring Early Childhood
    Salon B    Non-Instructional Contracts
    Salon C    Evaluating Team Members

10:15 AM    Workshops
    Salon A    Exploring Early Childhood
    Salon B    Non-Instructional Contracts
    Salon C    Evaluating Team Members

11:15 AM    Salon E/F/G/H   Closing Activities & Luncheon

We will honor our Poster Contest winners and our Scholarship awardees, announce the results of any membership votes taken, complete our Annual Meeting Business…and announce next year’s Conference dates and program Theme!

1:00 PM    Adjournment  


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