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NYAPT C.A.R.E.S. - Benefits of Membership in NYAPT


As a Member of NYAPT…

  • you receive the bi-weekly NYAPT News & Notes newsletter that keeps you current on activities and news related to your profession
  • you benefit from press releases issued by NYAPT on behalf of the school transportation industry in New York
  • you can visit the NYAPT FaceBook page and keep up on current  happenings in our association and chapters
  • you 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
  • you can follow NYAPT ‘tweets’ on our Twitter feed, providing up-to-the-minute information about current events and our advocacy efforts
  • you can follow NYAPT on Facebook, providing social messaging about our members doing the good work of their organizations and NYAPT!


As a Member of NYAPT…
  • you have a lobbist ‘in the room’ in our state Capitol to carry NYAPT’s message on school bus safety
  • you are a strong advocate for school bus safety and school transportation
  • you receive regular Government Affairs news with a bi-weekly column in News & Notes to keep current with ongoing state issues affecting school transportation
  • you receive timely Advocacy Alerts that enable direct input in our legislative efforts on behalf of school bus safety and funding
  • you can receive Training for Advocates at your local Chapter
  • you can advocate for critical legislation at our annual NYAPT Advocacy Day
  • you know your 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


As a Member of NYAPT…

  • you have full access to the NYAPT website at, which includes links to important state, federal and private agencies
  • you have unlimited access to Members Only information, our Membership Directory and Forums with other members
  • you receive timely updates about state agency regulations that affect your  work and operations through immediate email blasts
  • you receive timely updates about FMCSA, NHTSA and other federal developments on a regular basis
  • you are part of an extended family of professionals who can assist/mentor you on a range of management issues
  • you may advance your career through our peer-based Leadership Institute Professional Certification program


As a Member of NYAPT...

  • you can participate in one of America’s foremost School Transportation Conferences with over 35 workshops and general sessions
  • you can 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
  • you can participate in our Winter Workshop that serves as a refresher for long-term school transportation professionals and as a learning opportunity for newer managers
  • you can 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
  • you can participate in regional and statewide education courses
  • you can participate in New York State mandated training courses such as 19A refresher and SED SBDI training courses


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 Festival, Road-eo events, and in the bi-weekly NYAPT News & Notes newsletter.
  • offer college scholarships for students whose parents are engaged in school transportation



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


     Executive Director: David Christopher

     Lobbyist:  Andre Claridge, PC Public Affairs

     Membership/Events: Joyce Mitchell




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