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Welcome to IPTA

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.

Benefits of Membership

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.

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Member Updates

Members enjoy benefits, exclusively available on our Members-only site. Check back regularly for the latest updates!



2021 IPTA Conference

Do not forget to save the dates for the 57th Annual School Transportation Conference and Trade Show!

It is scheduled to be an in-person event on July 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2021, at the Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.    

Registration begins on March 1, 2021. Looking forward to seeing everyone, safe and healthy!

(Plan now to attend: Click Here! 

IPTA 57th Annual

School Transportation

Conference & Trade-Show

July 19th, 20th, and 21st, 2021

Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center
6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa


2021 IPTA Regional Meetings

Sign up today for one of four, 2021 Regional Zoom Meetings, 

April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 2021,

from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Member and Non-Member School Districts are all welcome and encouraged to attend. By holding four Zoom meetings we will not have any cost for travel, food, or motel fees, so the IPTA 2021 Regional Meetings will be held at no cost for member, and non-member School District Personnel.

Registration opens on February 1, 2021 and closes on March 20, 2021.  Each date will be limited to 50 Attendees. Please sign up to your sector early so we can schedule each Zoom Meeting.

Regional meeting signup will be determined by the school districts location. The state of Iowa will be divided into 4 sectors using the boundaries of Interstate 35, and Highway 30.

April 6th -   Sector 1 – Iowa's Northwest Corner

April 7th -   Sector 2 – Iowa's Northeast Corner 

April 13th - Sector 3 – Iowa's Southeast Corner

April 14th - Sector 4 – Iowa's Southwest Corner

To Sign Up: (Click Here)

Note: Zoom meeting welcome, and electronic address location for your session will be sent by email to all attendees after March 25, 2021.

Regional Meeting Agenda (TBD) 


2021 Sustaining Member Info

Looking forward to seeing all of our sustaining members attend the 2021 IPTA 57th Annual School Transportation Conference & Trade Show.

The dates for next year’s conference are:

July 19th-21st 2021

The Trade Show will be held on July 20, 2021

Booth Registration: Click Here!

Sign up for a booth and your sustaining membership on March 1, 2021

To review past trade shows: 

Click Here - IPTA Trade Show Pictures

For booth signup, pricing and additional opportunities: 

Click Here - Sustaining Member Booth Brochure

Click Here Exhibitor 2021 Trade Show Booth Registration or Additional Sponsorship Letter

Day of Trade Show information:

Click Here - For 2021 Exhibitor Check-in and Setup Information



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