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OAPT ROAD-E-O

2022 State ROAD-E-O Competition & Winners

Ohio’s 15,000 school bus drivers navigate an array of roadway challenges each day while keeping students safe on the way to and from their learning destinations. On Saturday May 7th, 2022, school bus drivers assembled at the annual State School Bus ROAD-E-O for a day of competition and professional development. There’s a lot that happens […]

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Job Posting

JOB POSTING | Delaware City Schools | Transportation Supervisor / Director

25 APR 2022 | Delaware City Schools are hiring  a Transportation Supervisor. See the full description below. 260 Day Work Calendar Transition Days Prior to August 1st may be Required Full Benefits Package Offered Direct daily responsibility for managing all bus routes, scheduling, maintenance of all district vehicles, provide contract services to vehicles, direct daily […]

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OAPT OAPT61

61st Annual OAPT Conference & Trade Show is now OPEN!

Connect, Collaborate, Celebrate! It is with great pleasure that I invite you to the 61st Annual OAPT Conference and Trade Show, June 13-17, 2022 in beautiful Dublin, OH. The OAPT Board is excited to offer many requested topics for our members. Special Education Sensitivity training, Wheelchair and Mobility Aids, Legal Implications of Transporting Students with […]

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News OAPT Board

Election Results from OAPT Annual Business Meeting 2022

Unopposed Election Results OAPT conducted our Annual Business Meeting on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. During the meeting OAPT conducted the nominations for upcoming open board seats. All openings ran unopposed therefore no elections were needed. Please welcome: Randy Snyder from Westerville City Schools ran unopposed for the 2nd Vice President’s position and […]

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2022 OAPT Annual Business Meeting

The 2022 OAPT Annual Business Meeting takes place on Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM. To register for the Annual Business meeting click HERE to sign into your my OAPT account. Select the conference registration tab and register for the meeting. OAPT will be utilizing the ZOOM Webinar platform to hold our annual business […]

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News OAPT OAPT61

OAPT Trade Show 2022 | #OAPT61

We are excited for our 61st Annual OAPT Conference and Trade Show! The Trade Show will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2022 from Noon to 3:00 PM. Vendor setup times are included in the packet attached to this post. We have also attached the sponsorship package and registration information. This packet has all the […]

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News OAPT

OAPT License Plate Project

NOW AVAILABLE! OAPT is proud to announce that our school transportation license plate was approved, signed into law, and we have received a sample plate produced by the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles. Visit the Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicle’s website for details on purchasing this plate to support student safety programs in Ohio! Latest […]

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ELDT FMCSA ODE Updates

Entry Level Driver Training Information

FMCSA-Entry-Level Driver Training (ELDT) Information for Ohio School Districts The Ohio Pre-Service program has a structured program in place that meets the requirements of ELDT which became effective February 7, 2022. ELDT requires a driver candidate seeking their CDL to complete theory training, and behind-the-wheel (BTW) public road and range training in order to obtain […]

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OAPT Annual Business Meeting and Board Member Nominations

February 17th, 2022 The 2022 OAPT Annual Business Meeting is Scheduled for Thursday, March 10, 2022 at 10:00 AM. To register for the Annual Business meeting click HERE to sign into your my OAPT account. Select the conference registration tab and register for the meeting. OAPT will be utilizing the ZOOM Webinar platform to hold […]

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2022 OAPT – Award Nominations

The 2022 OAPT Award Nominations are OPEN until May 1, 2022 The past two years have been a struggle for school transportation professionals. Do you have someone in your district that you feel needs to be recognized for their hard work and dedication to the students of your district? Please consider recognizing them with one […]

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News OAPT ODE Updates

Driver Shortage Playbook from ODE

February 3rd, 2022 | The Ohio Department of Education, Pupil Transportation Office released the Driver Shortage Playbook today. Here’s more about it. Driver Shortage Playbook School transportation departments across the state are reporting difficulties in securing adequate numbers of licensed school bus drivers to cover routes. This nationwide issue is not exclusive to Ohio, but […]