The mission of the Iowa Pupil Transportation Association is to serve as a resource for school administrators, supervisors, mechanics, drivers, and the Iowa Department of Education in the upgrading of Iowa's pupil transportation program. Changes are everywhere in the school bus industry and that is also true here at IPTA.
Quarterly Newsletter, Regional Meetings, Conference and Trade Show, New Director Training Workshop, and the IPTA Website accessible from our members Smart Phone or iPad.
As a member of IPTA, you are fueling the association’s work for continued support of school districts throughout the State of Iowa. You gain access to resources like the Transportation Emergency Assistance Manual for Iowa Schools (T.E.A.M.), also accessible from our members' side of the website. The IPTA is designed to improve your knowledge and skills, including networking capability with your transportation colleagues throughout the State of Iowa.
IPTA members enjoy access to the IPTA Transportation Emergency Assistance Manual (T.E.A.M.), newsletters, technical and informational support, training, conferences, meetings, and more.
The IPTA has been helping to promote student safety on school buses for over 58 years, and we are looking forward to working with you and your school district. We are here to help your district’s transportation personnel keep children's safety first! To join the IPTA go to www.4ipta.org and click on “Join Now”.
If you have any questions or need to visit about membership opportunities, contact the IPTA office at firstname.lastname@example.org or at (712) 830-3242.
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Members enjoy benefits, exclusively available on our members-only site. Check back regularly for the latest updates!
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Do not forget to save the dates for the 59th Annual School Transportation Conference and Trade Show! It is scheduled for July 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2023, at the Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.
The 59th Annual IPTA School Transportation Summer Conference and Trade Show will be held on July 17th, 18th, & 19th, 2023, at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 611 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.
Registration will begin on March 1, 2023
To review the 2022 Conference program, Click Here!
IPTA Regional Meetings will be held at nine (9) locations around the State of Iowa, from April 4th through April 20, 2023. We are coming to a community near you.
Regional Meeting Dates and Locations: (To be determined)
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Sign up early so we can make arrangements with vendors for the luncheon. Registration opens on February 1, 2023. There is limited space at some locations.
Meetings include lunch and are at no charge for IPTA members. Non IPTA Members are also welcome and encouraged to attend at a registration fee of $50.00 per person. Non-member Districts that choose to join the IPTA for the 2023-2024 school year would have their IPTA membership discounted by $50.00 for the first year, the cost of the regional meeting registration fee.
Looking forward to seeing you all at a community near you soon!
IPTA 59th Annual Exhibitor Tradeshow July 18, 2033
Do not forget to save the dates for the 59th Annual IPTA School Transportation Summer Conference and Trade Show that will be held on July 17th, 18th, & 19th, 2023, at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center, 611 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.
To review the 2022 Conference program, Click Here!
Rregistration for vendor exhibitors that wish to participate in our July 18, 2023, Trade Show. The trade show booth set up can be the night before from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 17, 2023. or from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on July 18, 2023. Please make sure that you list every member of your company's team or organization members under the booth worker's question. Every person needs a printed name tag for security and for an accurate meal count.
Note: Registration will begin on March 1, 2023
If you are interested in optional sponsorship by becoming a Diamond, Gold, Silver, or Bronze Iowa Pupil Transportation Association Partner, please indicate it during sign-up, or contact Chris Darling, IPTA Executive Director at 712-830-3242 for more information.
Click Here - IPTA Trade Show Pictures
For booth signup, pricing, and additional opportunities:
Click Here - Sustaining Member Booth Brochure
Click Here - Exhibitor 2022 Tradeshow Booth Registration or Additional Sponsorship Letter
Day of Trade Show information:
Click Here - For 2022 Exhibitor Check-in and Setup Information
Review the 2022 Conference Program, Click Here!