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.
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.
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 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!
Airport Holiday Inn & Conference Center
6111 Fleur Drive, Des Moines, Iowa
The IPTA Regional Zoom Meetings were held on April 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 2021, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Member and Non-Member School Districts were welcome and encouraged to attend. Over 108 attended the four sessions and had a chance to hear a genuinely great lineup of programs and presenters. If you missed this year’s IPTA Regional Zoom Meetings, or you would like to rewatch one of the programs, we have all seven sessions available below.
Segment 1 _ IPTA 2021 Regional Meeting (Chris Darling) Opening Session Click Here
Segment 2 _ Growmark Propane Aurogas (Jay Christie) Propane Session Click Here
Segment 3 _ SafeGuard IMMI (Charlie Vits) Your Seating Choice Session Click Here
Segment 4 _ Truck Center Companies (Dave Weyler) Engine Connected Services Click Here
Segment 5 _ Hoglund Bus Company (Marc Steel) Electric Is Here to Stay Click Here
Segment 6 _ When Tragedy Strikes! What Then? (Note: Per DE Publication Requirements, please go to the member login to view this session under the IPTA Regional Meeting Programs section of the member website)
Segment 7 _ FMCSA (Roger Lutz) Federal Entry Level Driver Training Click Here
SafeGuard IMMI Resource Information:
2020_SafeGuard Cleaning Instructions Click Here
SafeGuard Resource Sheet Click Here
Seat Belt Implementation Guide Click Here
Usage Guide_Natl Seat Belt Usage Doc_Lap-Shoulder Click Here
Looking forward to seeing all of our sustaining members attend the 2021 IPTA 57th Annual School Transportation Conference & Trade Show.
The dates for this year’s conference are:
July 19th-21st 2021
The Trade Show will be held on July 20, 2021
Sign up for a booth and your sustaining membership today!
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