• The yellow bus,
    and professionals behind the wheel,

    connect what matters - safely and efficiently.

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    In person and online!


The school transportation industry's largest and most diverse membership organization, NAPT provides the tools and information designed to advance industry professionals and leaders.

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Take your career to the next level. NAPT offers a variety of professional development and certification opportunities to help you succeed.

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The annual NAPT Conference & Trade Show is consistently recognized as the premier school transportation conference in the nation.

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Connecting What Matters

Student transportation professionals play a critical role in education and local communities. We are a direct link between a neighborhood and the classroom, connecting children with classrooms; developing athletes with arenas; young musicians with the stage; future scientists with laboratories, and so much more. This video illustrates just how the iconic yellow bus contributes to a successful educational enterprise.


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  • AAP Releases Policy Statement

    • Monday, April 30, 2018

    Today the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) released a policy statement entitled: The School Bus Transportation of Children With Special Health Care Needs. With this statement, they provide current guidance for the protection of child passengers with specific health care needs.

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  • Special Webinar Presentation: In the Aftermath of Parkland

    • Thursday, March 8, 2018

    When we first heard about the mass murder of 17 people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County FL on February 14th, we were compelled to help the industry in general - and our members in particular - understand something which seemed so incomprehensable. As a first step, we held a webinar on March 7 conducted by a leading researcher on school and mass shootings, who discussed one way to influence positive change.  Read More to access the recording of this webinar, as well as other related materials.

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  • EPA Awards $8.7 Million to Clean Up School Buses

    • Monday, March 5, 2018

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today awarded more than $8.7 million to replace or retrofit 452 older diesel school buses. The funds are going to 141 school bus fleets in 32 states, each of which will receive rebates through EPA's Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) funding. The new and retrofitted buses will reduce pollutants that are linked to health problems such as asthma and lung damage.

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  • Can Community Policing Help Prevent More Tragedies?

    • Monday, February 26, 2018

    Community policing is a philosophy that promotes organizational strategies that support the systematic use of partnerships and problem-solving techniques, to proactively address the immediate conditions that give rise to public safety issues such as crime, social disorder, and fear of crime.   Rather than simply responding to crimes once they have been committed, community policing concentrates on preventing crime and eliminating the atmosphere of fear it creates. Earning the trust of the community and making those individuals stakeholders in their own safety enables law enforcement to better understand and address both the needs of the community and the factors that contribute to crime.

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