NYAPT & The Cyr Foundation Marking Sixty Years of Transportation Education in 2018


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2018 Winter Workshop
Presented by NYAPT and the CYR FOUNDATION
February 22nd - 23rd at the Albany Marriott

Supervisors, Directors, Technicians, Trainers & Dispatchers

A NYAPT tradition, bringing key school transportation information and knowledge to supervisors and managers of school bus operations. This mid-year program is often a refresher for managers on key transportation program elements and often includes timely and new information on topics such as driver licensing and special education.  All workshops are held in General Session and there is a mini-trade show available throughout the event.       Register here:  www.NYAPT.org/event-2734789

Workshop Program


9:45 AM               Welcoming Remarks                                      Lori-Ann Savino, President of NYAPT              
10:00 AM             Opioid Epidemic: School Bus Issues               Representative from OASAS

11:15 AM             Update: CDL Road Testing Procedures           Joseph Crisafulli & Team NYS Department of Motor Vehicles
12:15 PM             Lunch for Our Attendees
1:45 PM               The Infamous NAPD: Unmasked!                   Jay O’Connor Asst. Director, State Aid & Financial Planning Questar III BOCES
2:45 PM                Refresher in the FOYER
3:00 PM               New Foster Care Transportation Rules          Christina Coughlin, NYSED
 3:30 PM               Regional Transportation Pilot                         Richard Longhurst, Special Projects Administrator Capital Region BOCES
 4:15 PM               Accident Reporting: Another Look                 David Christopher, Training Specialist Pupil Transportation Safety Institute
 6:00 PM               GAME NIGHT                                                    Networking, Food, Drink & BINGO!


7:30 AM               Breakfast for Our Attendees
7:45 AM               Legislative & Advocacy Briefing                      Peter Mannella, NYAPT
8:15 AM               Don’t Drive Drowsy                                          David Christopher, Training Specialist Pupil Transportation Safety Institute
9:30 AM               Sexual Harassment in the Workplace            Arthur Scheuermann, General Counsel School Administrators Association of NYS

 10:45 AM             Coffee Break in the FOYER
10:45 AM             Special Education Trends and Directions       Sue Shutrump, Supervisor Occupational & Physical Therapy Services  Trumbull Co.

Workshop Topic Descriptions

We have just opened the registration portal for the 2018 Winter Workshop and it’s time to share more about
just SOME of the programs that are in store:

Accident Reporting

We recently held a webinar on thetopic of accident reporting.  The response was significant and many have asked us to bring it back in w orkshop form to allow for more discussion and questions.  We are listening and doing that!

Drowsy Driving

NYAPT has completed a training workshopwith the support of the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee on the issue of drowsy driving.  We want you to see that workshop and become familiar with how you might use it in your operations.Thinking you will find it instructive and useful!

Opioid Issues and Answers

We have struck a new working partnership with the State’s Office of Alcohol and Drug Abuse Services (OASAS) to bring training, education, and best practices to our members and even some drivers on issues related to addiction and particularly opioid addiction issues.  OASAS has a new program on NARCAN training and we are looking to present information on NARCAN and its uses and training needs.

Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal: Asked & Answered

How often have we heard a call for someone to explain the Non-Allowable Pupil Decimal calculation in clear and concise
and consistent terms?  Yeah, that many times!  We will hear from the State Aid Policy group at Questar BOCES on this critical
state aid topic that affects your levels of Transportation Aid. 

Workplace Harassment: Timely Issue

The news is replete with stories about accusations or confessions about sexual harassment and abuse in a variety of workplaces.  The school transportation facility is not immune to or exempt from such incidents and situations and it is vital that we be aware of what harassment is, how to create a work environment that is positive and free of such activities, and how to address it when it occurs. And there are more to come!!  Be sure to register at  http://www.nyapt.org/event-2734789

Sponsor Opportunities Available!
For sponsorship full details:  NYAPT.org/resources/Documents/2018/WorkshopOpps2018.pdf

  - Sponsorship opportunities for the winter workshop are a benefit of Industry membership in NYAPT.

What it costs to attend:

Winter Workshop
   MEMBER NYAPT $135.00 full 2-day workshop (Thurs/Fri)
   NON-Member $185.00 full 2-day workshop (Thurs/Fri)

No-Shows will be billed & responsible for payment.  See full cancellation policy below.

All room accommodations will be at the ALBANY MARRIOTT at 189 Wolf Road in Albany. 518.458.8444
Rate: $128.00 per person per night.  -- RATE AVAILABLE TIL THURSDAY 2/1/18 (or until room block is sold out)
Phone:  Toll Free:  800.228.9290        Local:  518.458.8444
Code: PTE
Reservation Linkwww.AlbanyMarriott.com/  - NYAPT event link for online reservations.
---Make your reservations prior to noon on 2/1/18 for this group rate.

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations of program registration must be received in writing prior to February 10, 2018 (no phone cancellations will be accepted). Refunds can be made ONLY on cancellations received before 2/10/18. NO Refunds will be made after that date. ---> NO-SHOWS will be billed.

266 Hudson Ave
Albany NY 12210


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