AWARDS FOR OUR MEMBERS
Recognition by our peers is a very special moment in life. There are many outstanding and often unsung professionals in our midst and we have several opportunities for celebrating them. All it takes is for someone to care enough to prepare a nomination or application for them.
Art Schock Award - Deadline May 1, 2022
Hall of Fame Award - Deadline May 1, 2022
FORM: HALL OF FAME 2022.pdf
Life Membership - Deadline May 1, 2022
FORM: Life Membership 2022.pdf
Honorary Membership - Deadline May 1, 2022
School Transportation Education Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2022
Two categories of awards are available. First, up to three scholarship awards are available to high school seniors entering college. Application deadline is May 1, 2022. Second, scholarship awards sponsored by PTSI are available for adult school transportation professionals who wish to enhance their careers by becoming a 19-A examiner or an SBDI. Application deadline is May 1, 2022.
NYSIR Annual Conference Scholarship - Deadline May 1, 2022
The NY School Insurance Reciprocal offers five $1,000 scholarships to five first-time attendees to the Annual Conference. These are managed through the NYAPT Awards Committee and cover conference registration, annual membership fees and three nights’ lodging for the conference.
Leonard Family Scholarship - Deadline April 1, 2022
The Leonard Bus family has offered a scholarship opportunity to students whose parents are employed in the school transportation profession. The scholarships focus primarily on students who seek to pursue a 2-year or 4-year education in auto and bus mechanics, diesel mechanics, and similar professions.
SED SPONSORED AWARDS
2022 FORMS COMING SOON!
Safety Drill Contest Submission Deadline June 15, 2021
SBDI of the Year Nomination Deadline Extended to June 1, 2021
SCHOOL BUS POSTER SAFETY CONTEST - 2022 THEME HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED!
1 Bus + 1 Driver = a BIG Impact on Education
The Poster Contest is a program in which students are engaged in designing poster art that portrays a nationally-determined theme about school bus safety. Posters must be judged at the local/chapter level before being reviewed by the state association and the winning posters are then sent on to the national competition. Details and deadlines may be found on the POSTER CONTEST page.
SCHOOL BUS DRIVER OF THE YEAR - Deadline May 1, 2022
The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is pleased to select a School Bus Driver of the Year from among the candidates nominated. The awardee should exemplify the best traits we look for in school bus drivers and have been consistently safe and diligent in their work with our school children.
NYAPT/PTSI TECH OF THE YEAR - Deadline May 1, 2022
Recognition: “Appreciation or acclaim for an achievement, service, or ability.”
There are so many people in school transportation - at all levels - who have achieved wonderful things in their pursuit of safety for our children and who have contributed mightily to our work as an association and as a family.
NYAPT HALL OF FAME INDUCTEES
NYAPT FRIEND OF NYAPT AWARDEES
NYAPT LEGISLATORS OF THE YEAR