The Yellow School Bus is an American Icon.
It represents safety and the best traditions of our schools and education system.

In New York State, over 2.3 million children ride a yellow school bus to and from school each day. We believe that the school bus ride should be a safe and secure ride. We believe that the school bus should be appropriately equipped and carefully maintained for safety. We believe that every school bus driver should be fully qualified, licensed and trained to perform his or her duties. We believe that it is our role as school transportation professionals to ensure that all the elements of a safe and efficient school bus ride are met at all times.


New York's Annual Conference and Exhibit Show is one of the largest school transportation state conferences in the nation and we are pleased to welcome you to this year's program!

There is nothing at all quite like the networking and sharing that goes on at an Annual Conference.  Come join your colleagues at the Annual School Transportation Conference brought to you by the Cyr Foundation in partnership with the New York Association for Pupil Transportation.

This year's theme
"moving our kids toward SUCCESS", relates to the role that the school bus plays in ensuring access to education for 2.3 million New York Children and challenges us to do our very best to transport them and to be aware of their educational needs.  Our conference logo reflects that theme as will the workshops and activities we are lining up for this year's Annual Conference and Exhibit Show!All conference events including the Trade Show will take place at the Albany Marriott.

----Excellent Education Sessions
----Trade Show & Exhibition
----Poster Contest 
(available through Schools with NYAPT Members - Log In HERE!)
----Annual Banquet with Recognition Awards

Thanks to the Cyr Foundation and NYAPT Conference Planning Committee for their hard work and guidance on the upcoming 2015 Annual Conference!

Take advantage of the EARLY BIRD RATES - sign up today!! 

CONFERENCE INFO:   www.NYAPT.org/TowardSuccess
REGISTRATION:   www.NYAPT.org/event-1890673
SPONSOR:  http://www.nyapt.org/SponsorOpportunities
EXHIBIT:   www.nyapt.org/ExhibitorProspectus2015
HOTEL:  www.NYAPT.org/TowardSuccess

Transportation Aid Workshop 


ALBANY LOCATION--post-conference:

ALBANY MARRIOTT - 189 Wolf Road - Albany NY 12205

School Business Official, Ronald Finch, will present the course which is based on a course he has also offered for other regional and state organizations.  Finch served for over 32 years as a business official in several school districts and is currently engaged in training offerings and doing financial consultations and audits for school districts.

REGISTRATION:    http://www.nyapt.wildapricot.org/event-1939208
This includes attendance for your
school business official if he/she is interested in attending (business official only) 
   - NYAPT Members $89.00
   - Non-members $139.00

The course will cover the following, among other topics:

-    Explanation of Trans Aid and when it is received;
-    Eligible expenditures for Trans Aid;
-    Reporting eligible expenditures to the State;
-    Trans Aid ratio and the “net” trans aid ratio;
-    Non-allowable pupil decimal, summer 4408 miles, other purpose miles;
-    Impact of leasing buses and selling of buses;
-    Data source for Trans aid estimates.



The New York Association for Pupil Transportation is a professional organization dedicated to the support, development and representation of the professionals who are responsible for the safe and efficient transportation of more than 2.3 million school children each day.

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