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    • 01 Jul 2020
    • (EDT)
    • 01 Jul 2021
    • (EDT)
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    NYAPT LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND CERTIFICATION INSTITUTE

    NYAPT  presents the NYAPT Leadership Development and Certification Institute.  The purpose of this program is to provide school transportation professionals with a process to develop skills and competencies they need to ensure that all the elements necessary for a safe bus ride come together for every student who rides a school bus. 

    Click on the link below to download the a brochure that explains the program as well as the application materials.

    https://nyapt.org/certification

    The application fee to enter the program is $175.00.  Applicants can apply by completing the application, and sending it to NYAPT at the address below, with the $175.00 application fee included. 

    NOTE: Applicant must be a NYAPT Member to participate in this program.

    • 20 May 2021
    • 11:30 AM (EDT)
    • Webinar


    Webinar:  The Future of School Transportation:

    What to Expect in 2021 - Part IV

    Join Us On May 20, 2021 - 11:30 AM

    What Do the Latest CDC Guidelines Mean to School Transportation Services?

    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently released updated guidelines that effect schools.  The New York Department of Health also updated school safety guidelines.  On this webinar, we will be discussing those changes and the impact those changes may or may not have on school transportation services.  Join us in the conversation!  

    Topics include: What’s working in your transportation office? What changes have you made? What does the future look like in your department?  What difference (if any) have vaccinations made?

    Panel members include:

    Brian Trask - Transportation Director - Unatego Central School District

    Jason Callahan – Transportation Coordinator at Amityville Union Free School District, NY

    Bill Harvey - Director of Transportation and Security at Honeoye Falls-Lima School District, NY

    David Christopher - Executive Director of NYAPT

    Rick D’Errico – Transfinder Director of Public Relations (moderator)

    Feel free to submit questions in advance of the webinar to Rick D'Errico at rderrico@transfinder.com.  Hope to "see" you there!

    REGISTER:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1839228281310029837

    • 11 Jul 2021
    • 12:00 PM (EDT)
    • 14 Jul 2021
    • 1:00 PM (EDT)
    • Saratoga Hilton and City Center
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    The Saratoga Hilton

    534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY  12866

    Saratoga Springs City Center

    522 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY  12866

    We are pleased to announce the annual NYAPT  Summer Conference and Trade Show will start

    Sunday, July 11th, at the Saratoga Hilton and Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, New York.

    This year's theme "Honoring America!"

    "Honoring America" is a tribute to our country and how school transportation services contribute to making our country great.  Education is the key to our country's current and future success and school transportation plays a major role in the educational experience.  This year we will recognize school transportation professionals for the work they have done providing services to students and the educational community in these unprecedented times.  Come to Saratoga this summer to learn, network and see old friends as we move closer to normalcy!  

    Preliminary Schedule of Events

    The Schedule of Events is being developed and updated as new speakers and workshops are confirmed.  Check out the current schedule at:

    2021 Annual Summer Conference

    FULL Conference registration includes access to all education programs, meals and events for the duration of the conference (no additional fees for evening events!)

    ONE Day and Two Day registrations include access to all education programs, meals and evening events for the day (or days) selected.

    FEE SCHEDULE

    2021-2022 Member Rates
    --- Available only to NYAPT Members in the 2021-2022 year. See Renewal Terms below.
    FULL / 
     2021-2022 MEMBER $425.00
    TWO Day / 2021-2022 MEMBER $325.00
    One Day / 2021-2022 MEMBER  $175.00

    Trade Show Only (Mon 7/12/2021) / 2021-2022 MEMBER  - Not Available at this time; this Opportunity will be added in the future if Covid-19 Restrictions are lifted to allow for additional attendees.          

    Non-Member Rates
    FULL / NON-MEMBER 575.00
    TWO Day / NON-MEMBER  375.00
    One Day / NON-MEMBER    195.00
    Trade Show Only (Mon 7/12/2021) / NON-MEMBER  50.00 - Not Available at this time; this Opportunity will be added in the future if Covid-19 Restrictions are lifted to allow for additional attendees.

    GUEST REGISTRATION

    Guest registration to NYAPT events are not available at this time due to attendee limits imposed by Department of Health. If restrictions are lifted, guest registrations will be permitted.  Attendees may, of course, bring guests to the Hotel if they wish to visit Saratoga Springs separate from conference activities. 

    WEARABLES AND SWAG

    Buy your Conference Wearables and Swag here:  https://abwnyapt2021.itemorder.com/sale

    RENEWAL TERMS

    ---I understand by selecting MEMBER RATES I have committed to 2021-2022 Membership in NYAPT and will be billed separately (if not renewed already).
    ---As a non-member selecting NON-MEMBER RATES, I am not subject to Renewal Terms.

    CANCELLATION POLICY

    Registrants who cancel, in writing, prior to JULY 1, 2021 may receive a full refund Applicants who cancel after July 1st will receive no refund, regardless of cause, unless COVID-19 pandemic-related restrictions cause cancellation of all in-person attendance. Cancellations must be received in writing to  NYAPT | 1764 Route 9 / P.O. Box 356 l Clifton Park, NY 12065 or email membership@nyapt.org.

    SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

    2021 Sponsor Opportunities.5032021.pdf

    HOTEL INFORMATION
    The Saratoga Hilton
    Rate:  $159.00 

    Parking in Hotel parking lot - $10.00/day

    City Center parking garage - $15.00/day

    Booking Website:
    https://book.passkey.com/go/NYAPTJuly2021

    Reserve by Thursday June 24th!

    HOTEL SAFETY PROTOCOLS

    Due to Department of Health regulations in effect on 4/13/2021, health and safety protocols are in place at the Saratoga Hilton Hotel and Saratoga Springs City Center.  Those include:

    • Face Masks are mandatory at all times, except when seated and eating or drinking.
    • Attendance at any event is limited to 150 people.
    • All attendees must have been vaccinated or COVID-19 tested 72 hours prior to attending the event. 
    • We ask that you please re-consider attending if you present with any symptoms of COVID 19 or the flu, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath, or have been in contact with or have recently traveled to any of the affected countries and/or states and regions.
    • Strongly consider staying home if you have a compromised immune system.

      NOTE:  These protocols are subject to change by Department of Health

      https://meetings.hilton.com/eventready

      https://www.hilton.com/en/corporate/cleanstay/

      HOTEL DIRECTIONS/PHONE

      https://www3.hilton.com/en/hotels/new-york/the-saratoga-hilton-ALBSAHF/maps-directions/index.html

      TRADE SHOW:  JULY 12, 2021 - EXHIBITORS EVENT REGISTRATION:

      2021 NYAPT Summer Conference - Exhibitor Opportunities

      The following exhibitors are registered for the Trade Show at this time:


      Thank You for Registering to Attend the Annual NYAPT Summer Conference and Trade Show!

      • 12 Jul 2021
      • 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM (EDT)
      • Saratoga Hilton & City Center
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      2021 NYAPT Exhibitor Opportunities 

      The NYAPT Trade Show will be held Monday, July 12th,

      8:00 AM - 12:00 Noon at the

      Saratoga Springs City Center, Saratoga Springs, New York 

      This year's theme, "Honoring America" is a tribute to our great country and how school transportation services contribute to making our country great.  School transportation facilitates the education of our most precious national asset, our children!  Education is the major factor in making our country great and school transportation services assist by transporting students to and from school safely.

      SEE THE TRADE SHOW FLOOR and LIST OF EXHIBITORS! 

      2021 Summer Exhibitors Floor Plan 05102021.png

      2021 Summer Conference Exhibitors 05102021.png

      Note: Due to Department of Health regulations we are forced to limit the number of representatives manning vendor spaces.  One representative will be permitted per vendor.  Leadership  Sponsors will be permitted three representatives for their entire space due to the size of their displays. 

      2021 NYAPT Trade Show Exhibitors registered as of 5/10/2021:


      EXHIBITOR INFORMATION and SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITIES

      2021 Exhibitor Information and Sponsor Opportunities.5032021.pdf


      Building Move-in Locations

      Exhibitor Food Guidelines

      Exhibitor Guidelines

      City Center Move In Instructions

      CONFERENCE AGENDA

      See Tentative Agenda at 2021 Annual Summer Conference.


      HOTEL INFORMATION
      Saratoga Hilton:  534 Broadway, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

      Reservation Link:  Rate:  $159.00    RESERVATION LINK

      Reserve by:

      Directions / Phone / Facts:
      Information and Directions to Saratoga Springs Hilton

      HOTEL SAFETY PROTOCOLS

      Due to Department of Health regulations in effect on 4/13/2021, health and safety protocols are in place at the hotel and city center.  Those include:

      • Mandatory mask at all times except when seated and eating or drinking
      • Attendance at any event limited to 150 people
      • All attendees must have been vaccinated or COVID-19 tested 72 hours prior to attending the event. 
      • We ask that you please re-consider attending if you present with any symptoms of COVID-19 or the flu, including fever, cough, and shortness of breath, or have been in contact with or have recently traveled to any of the affected countries and/or states and regions.
      • Strongly consider staying home if you have a compromised immune system.

      NOTE:  These protocols are subject to change by Department of Health

      https://meetings.hilton.com/eventready

      https://www.hilton.com/en/corporate/cleanstay/


      CANCELLATION POLICY

      Vendors  who cancel, in writing, prior to JULY 1, 2021, may receive a refund of their exhibit space payment, minus a 25% handling fee.  Applicants who cancel after July 1st will receive no refund, regardless of cause, unless COVID-19 restrictions result in cancellation of the entire Trade Show. Cancellations must be received in writing to  NYAPT,  1764 Route 9 / P.O. Box 356 l Clifton Park, NY 12065.

      • 17 Jul 2021
      • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (EDT)
      • First Student, 295 Duffy Ave., Hicksville, NY 11801
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      SED School Bus Driver Instructor Course  (SBDI)

      This course is offered for transportation professionals who wish to enhance their career by becoming a New York State Education Department (NYSED) certified School Bus Driver Instructor (SBDI).  This course is instructed by NYSED Master Instructors. Successful completion of this course allows the candidate to become an SBDI, upon approval by SED.

      Prerequisites for the Course are as follows:

      ·        Candidates must be employed by a school district, BOCES, non-public school or private contractor providing services to a public school, non-public school or BOCES

      ·        Candidates must have a High School diploma or equivalent

      ·        Candidates must have completed the Basic Course of Instruction for school bus drivers

      ·        Candidates must have completed the Advanced Course of instruction for school bus drivers OR a DMV approved point/insurance reduction program


        Class Location:  First Student, 295 Duffy Ave., Hicksville NY 11801

        Dates:  July 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25, 2021

        Class Times:  8:00 - 4:00

        Cost:  $895.00

        Class size is limited to 10 students


        Master Instructors:  Nicole Dolce & Lori-Ann Savino

        Lori-Ann Savino - Transportation Director for the Jericho UFSD
        Lori-Ann Savino started in the pupil transportation industry in 1992 as a bus driver. She obtained her 19-A certification in 2005, her SBDI certification in 2006 and her MI certification in 2016. She has held every civil service title in the school bus transportation industry. Lori-Ann has conducted workshops at local and state conferences. She served as NYAPT’s President from 2016-2018. She was recognized in SchoolBus Fleet Magazine as one of the U.S. Top Ten Phenomenal Women in School Transportation, November 2017.

        Nicole Dolce - Supervisor of Transportation for the Eastchester UFSD.
        Nicole Dolce started in the Pupil Transportation industry in 2007 as a school bus attendant.  Nicole became an SDBI in 2010 and a 19A examiner in 2011.  Nicole is from the Master Instructor class of 2018 and worked on the Driver's Basic Course rewrite.  Nicole has previously participated in and placed in National and NYS Special Needs Road-eos.  Nicole currently serves as a member of the SBDI/MI Advisory Committee.

        NOTE:  This course and attainment of SBDI credentials counts towards the NYAPT Certification Program.

        NYAPT CANCELLATION POLICY:  https://www.nyapt.org/sys/website/?pageId=1785882

        • 22 Jul 2021
        • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM (EDT)
        • Chautauqua County - Frewsburg Fire Hall Blue Building
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        19-A Certified Examiner Refresher 

        When:  Jul 22, 2021

        Time:  9:00 AM - 2:00 PM Check In begins at 8:30 AM

        Location:  Frewsburg Fire Hall Blue Building

        25 Hazzard Street

        Frewsburg, NY 14738 

             

        The New York Association for Pupil Transportation will be conducting a 19-A Certified Examiner Refresher in Chautauqua County on July 22, 2021.  This refresher training is required every three years by the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles.  The NYAPT course is an approved  New York State Department of Motor Vehicles refresher course.

        The fee structure is as follows:

        NYAPT Members:  $99.00

        NYAPT Non-Members: $135.00

        Leadership Development and Certification program participants may attend NYAPT 19-A certified examiner refresher workshops at no cost.  Through the generous sponsorship of Leonard Bus Sales, Inc. the cost of the program will be covered. 

        Coffee, water and light snacks will be available.  

        YOUR CERTIFIED EXAMINER NUMBER IS REQUIRED FOR CERTIFICATION OF ATTENDANCE - PLEASE BE SURE TO ADD IT TO YOUR REGISTRATION FORM OR ENTER "NONE" IF YOU ARE NOT CURRENTLY A CERTIFIED EXAMINER - Thank you!





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