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NAPT PDS Course #801

  • 20 Feb 2019
  • 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • Albany Marriott, 189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205



NAPT PDS COURSE #801           

Transporting Students with Disabilities & Special Needs

This four-hour course serves as the introductory course for the series of five Transporting Students with Disabilities and Special Needs courses. It highlights laws, policies and best practice procedures regarding students with disabilities and special needs including: pre-school, head start, school age, nonpublic, charter school and homeless students under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA), Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, and the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). In addition, this class focuses on understanding the specific characteristics of children with disabilities and special needs and how those characteristics may impact their school bus ride. Hot topics and best practices are presented and discussed. This course is a recommended prerequisite to 802, 803, 804 and 805.

Presenter Peter Lawrence
Peter Lawrence, Ed.D. is director of transportation of Fairport Central School District.

Dr. Lawrence has been involved in the pupil transportation industry since 1988 and has authored numerous articles for trade publications within the pupil transportation industry. He is a nationally Certified Director of Pupil Transportation (CDPT), through the National Association for Pupil Transportation (NAPT). He serves as the NAPT Region 1 Director and co-chair of the NAPT Special Needs Advisory Committee. He teaches regularly for NAPT across the nation and has presented internationally on multiple occasions to transportation professionals in Belgium, Canada, China, Columbia, India, Turkey, and Russia.

Wednesday February 20th
Albany Marriott
189 Wolf Rd, Albany, NY 12205
Phone: (518) 458-8444

Cancellations must be received in writing prior to February 13, 2019 (no phone cancellations will be accepted). Refunds can be made ONLY on cancellations received before 2/13/19. NO Refunds will be made after that date. ---> NO-SHOWS will be billed and expected to honor their invoices.

1764 Route 9
P.O. Box 356
Clifton Park,
NY 12065


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