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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

Monthly 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  and click on “Join Now”

If you have any questions or need to visit with us about membership opportunities, contact the IPTA office at or at (712) 830-3242.

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Member Updates

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



2022 IPTA Conference

Do not forget to save the dates for the 58th Annual School Transportation Conference and Trade Show! It is scheduled for July 18th, 19th, and 20th, 2022, at the Airport Holiday Inn, 6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa.    

IPTA Conference Attendee Registration: Click Here!

This registration form is for those District personnel wishing to register for the 2022 58th Annual IPTA School Transportation Summer Conference and Trade Show. Please complete all required fields in the registration and then follow directions for submitting your registration. Please be sure to register each attendee for individual name tags to be printed and for an accurate meal count during each day's events.

Registration begins on March 1, 2022

Review the 2022 Conference Program, Click Here!





2022 Spring IPTA Regional Meetings 

IPTA Regional Meetings will be held at nine (9) locations around the State of Iowa, from April 5th through April 21, 2022. We are coming to a community near you. Please sign up today choosing the location that is the most convenient for you and your te

Regional Meeting Dates and Locations: 

April 5th - Maquoketa

April 6th - Cedar Rapids

April 7th - Fairfield  

April 12th - Spencer

April 13th - Sioux City

April 14th - Atlantic

April 19th - Mason City

April 20th - Story City

April 21st - Des Moines

Sign up early so we can make arrangements with vendors for the luncheon. Registration opens on February 1, 2022. 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 2022-2023 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!




2022 Sustaining Member Info

IPTA Exhibitor Tradeshow Booth Registration: Click Here!

This registration is for vendor exhibitors that wish to participate in our July 19, 2022, Trade Show. The trade show booth set up can be the night before from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. on July 18, 2022. or from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. on July 19, 2022. 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. 

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 at 712-830-3242 for more information. 

Registration begins on March 1, 2022

To review past IPTA tradeshows: 

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!


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