National School Transportation
Association Contractor Members 

Boost your business by becoming a NSTA Contractor Member today!


Who Can Be a Contractor Member?

NSTA's Contractor Membership is open to any school transportation contractor operator.  NSTA Bylaws define a school transportation contract operator as, any entity operating as owner or leaser of one or more vehicles engaged primarily in the transportation of children to or from school or related events.  Contractor members make up the vast majority of NSTA membership base and is the only group afforded voting rights within the association.  Have questions about membership? Feel free to give us a call at 703-684-3200 or email

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Why Should I Become a Contractor Member?

Our goal and commitment is to provide our members with the support they need to be successful in today's challenging times. National School Transportation Association (NSTA) is committed to providing its members with the service and support they need in this ever-changing 21st century. NSTA is an organization that is active in helping its members reach their goals with improved programming, benefits, focus on advocacy, and professional networking. Across the country, NSTA members are making a difference for their businesses and their communities. Visit to learn more about how NSTA can instantly connect you to industry specific information and other industry dedicated professionals.

Professional Support

NSTA members have access to professional staff and expert consultants who offer assistance on a wide variety of issues and topics. NSTA staff is only a click or call away and available 5 days a week to answer any of your questions.

Networking Opportunities

NSTA offers multiple opportunities for members to network with other industry contractors. In-Person: Midwinter Meeting, Annual Meeting & Convention, Annual Bus-In, and the Fall Meeting. Online: Webinars, Podcasts & Connection Zone.


NSTA members have a trusted Washington lobbyist, Prime Policy Group, along with the Government Relations Committee and NSTA’s Executive Committee who work hand-in-hand to protect your legislative and regulatory interests. The annual NSTA Bus-In brings our industry concerns right to the capitol.

Discounts for Members

NSTA members are provided exclusive access to discounts and special pricing from the following NSTA Associate Members: Bus Parts  Warehouse, CINTAS, IC Parts, Keystone, RC Kelly Law Associates and Staples. Click here for more information.


NSTA members have access to a collection of toolkits to help develop a plan or focus your efforts to solve a problem. Toolkits include checklists, how-to guides, research and samples on a variety of contractor specific topics.

Awards, Grants & Scholarships

NSTA offers various awards and grants to its dedicated and participative members: Golden Merit Award, Hall of Fame Award, Outstanding Driver Service Award, Meritorious Service Award & more! Click Here for More Infromation.


As a member of NSTA, you have access to information on issues impacting the industry through our newsletter, member e-blasts, the NSTA website, press releases, podcasts and social media outlets like Facebook and LinkedIn.


Have questions about benefits of membership? Contact the NTSA staff at 703-684-3200 or email to learn more today! To become a member, please click here to register today!



Your Association, Your Industry

Make the most of your membership with NTSA and get involved!

“The most rewarding part of being an NSTA member is working with other people in the school bus community to help all of our companies to not be overburden by regulations and new laws. All NSTA members, no matter the size of your company, are working toward the same goal of protecting and growing the school bus market.” - Rob Nelson, 2018 Chair, Industry Development Committee, Board Member. 

Contact the NSTA office at 703-684-3200 or and find out how you can get involved and maximize your membership.