Session Details

The entire conference program provides information on a variety of topics. Be ready to think differently and tackle common challenges in thoughtful, innovative ways.

Back by Popular Demand! NEXTPLORATORY SESSIONS

Explore what’s next for our industry! For 90 minutes you’ll be guided through an explorative workshop with the opportunity to interact and engage with industry thought leaders and fellow participants. Walk away with fresh content and new ideas.

DELEGATE FAVORITE! HEADLINER/SPINOFF SESSIONS

Start with four 10-minute presentations on different topics, then, choose which of those four sessions you want to learn more about. You’ll spend those 40 minutes getting more in-depth with a smaller group of people interested in the same topic.

Take a look at the Program Schedule for more details.

Session Topics

  • School Safety & Security Issues
  • Emergency Evacuations/School Bus Fires
  • Entry Level Driver Training
  • Student Behavior Management
  • Electric Bus Technology
  • Hot Topics: Special Needs Transportation
  • Emerging Transportation Technologies
  • Stress Management
  • Health & Wellness
  • Access to Education with School Choice/Charter Schools/Vouchers 
  • Workplace Culture
  • Legal Issues Affecting Transportation Management (liability, child abuse, special ed)
  • Routing/Scheduling Efficiency
  • Succession Planning/Mentorship
  • Hiring Veterans
  • Impact On-Demand Services Have on Student Transportation
  • Fleet Management & Replacement – Purchase vs. Lease
  • Parts/shop Management
  • WiFi/Google – Rolling Study Hall Concept
  • Specs/Bidding Process
  • Bell Times/Changes/Multi-tiered Systems


The annual NAPT Conference & Trade Show is consistently recognized as the premier school transportation conference in the nation. Our goal is to inspire NAPT Conference Delegates to connect with one another; communicate best practices and tackle common challenges and collaborate on ways to advance the student transportation industry.