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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!

  • An Updated T.E.A.M. Manual is now available. It was updated on December 4, 2019.
  • The March 2020 Newsletter has been posted. Check it out, and all of our archived IPTA Newsletters!
  • Stop Means Stop! 
  • Stop When The Arm Is Out 
  • Members please sign in for a complete list of items available



2020 IPTA Conference

At this time we are still planning on having our 57th Annual School Transportation Conference and Trade Show, so sign up today!

The dates are: 

July 20th, 21st, and 22nd, 2020

for the 

IPTA 57th Annual

School Transportation

Conference & Trade-Show

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

Sign up begins on March 1, 2020

Click Here - For Conference Registration



2020 IPTA Regional Meetings

Regional Meeting Registration (Cancelled)

Regrettably after consultation with the IPTA Board President, Julie Nemmers, and Department of Education Representative, Max Christensen, we came to the conclusion that for the safety of everyone involved we had to cancel the 2020 Regional Meetings.

Regional Meeting Agenda (Click Here)

IPTA 2020 Regional Meetings

IPTA Regional Meetings will be held at nine (9) locations around the State of Iowa, from April 7 through April 23, 2020. We are coming to a community near you. Please sign up today choosing the location that is the most convenient for you and your team.

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Maquoketa - (Tuesday) April 7, 2020

Cedar Rapids - (Wednesday) April 8, 2020

Fairfield - (Thursday) April 9, 2020

Spencer - (Tuesday) April 14, 2020

Sioux City - (Wednesday) April 15, 2020

Guthrie Center - (Thursday) April 16, 2020

Mason City - (Tuesday) April 21, 2020

Story City - (Wednesday) April 22,2020

Des Moines - (Thursday) April 23, 2020




Sustaining Member Info

The Trade show will be held on July 21, 2020, at the Airport Holiday Inn and Conference Center.  The address for that location is, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.

At this time we are still planning on having our 57th annual Trade Show so sign up today!

Click Here - IPTA Trade Show Pictures from 7/16/2019

Click Here - Booth Registration and IPTA Sustaining Member Information.

Click Here - For 2020 Exhibitor Check-in and Setup Information

Click Here - Exhibitor 2020 Trade Show Booth Registration or Additional Sponsorship


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