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As a certified Child Passenger Safety Technician, you know the importance of staying active to best serve children and their parents and caregivers. Here are a number of resources you can use to do just that!
Looking for the newest car seat recall list? It can be found on the Safe Ride News website.
2023 Nebraska CPST Update
Registration for the June 13th Child Passenger Safety technician update is now open.
Registration closes May 30th.
Presentations will be provided virtually to 7 local sites. In-person host sites are listed below. When you register, pick a host site you prefer to go to, watch the presentations virtually and interact with other CPST in your area.
Current agenda items CST:
8:30 – 9:00 am Sign in
9:00-9:15 am Welcome, Jason Kerkman, Safe Kids Nebraska - Sophia Lopez, HSO Occupant Protection Coordinator
9:15 – 10:15 am School Bus - Jennifer Booge -
10:15 –11:00 am Panel with car seat manufactures and Q & A
Goodbaby,- UPPA Baby
11:00 – 11:25 Jeanne Bietz – Teen Motor Vehicle Safety & Break
11:25 – 12:10 pm Air Bags 201 Jenifer Pelky -
12:10 -1:00 pm Lunch (Provided)
1:00 - 2:00 pm Checkup Scenarios with Peachy, the 2023 LATCH Manual Denise Donaldson -
2:00 – 2:15 pm Break
2:15 – 3:15 pm Panel with car seat manufactures and Q & A
Clek, Graco, Britax
3:15 – 4:15 pm FMVSS 213a Side Impact - Sara Tilton -
4:15 – 4:30 pm Wrap Up
6 CEUs available to those who attend the entire day.
New 2023 LATCH manuals will be provided to attendees.
Host sites and contacts: (location details will be available when you register)
Auburn – Auburn State Theater - Laura Osborne
Grand Island - Tom Dinsdale Chevrolet – Nicole Hicken
Hastings - Mary Lanning Healthcare - Amanda Ablott
Lincoln – Lincoln Fire Fighter's Reception Hall - Jason Kerkman
North Platte – Wal-Mart Distribution Center - Sara Estrada
O'Neill- Avera St Anthony’s Hospital - Kate Kunz
Scottsbluff - Scottsbluff Public Safety Building - Bobbi Kuhlmann
There is no fee to attend.
Individual links to the virtual presentations will not be sent or recorded. In order to view these presentations and earn the CEUs, you must attend one of the locations indicated on the registration.
Lunch will be provided
Thank you for all of your CPST work. Hope to see you at the update.
Your best source of continuing ed is to keep your profile current. Login to ensure your information is up-to-date. You will also find several CEU resources there.
Help Guide (updated 4/2023)
How to Re-Certify
Step by Step
Forgot your Login Information?
Child Passenger Safety Learning Portal - Online CEU's from the
Having trouble logging in?
Step by Step instructions.
Resources for Earning & Providing CEUs
Note: events registered with the Safe Kids Buckle Up program should use the forms provided by SKBU. Generic forms are for non-SKBU events.
Technician Sign-Off Assessment Tool
Networking & Miscellanous
National CPST's Facebook Group
National CPS for Healthcare Yahoo Group
National CPS Yahoo Group
Child Passenger Safety Board on Facebook
Safe Kids CPS Certification on Facebook
Nebraska Highway Safety Office Child Passenger Safety Page
I want to be a Senior Checker (or I am a senior checker, where do I login?)
I want to be a CPST Instructor!
YouTube Video Links
National Child Passenger Safety Board
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Transporting Children with Special Healthcare Needs Training
The special needs car seat training is offered to Nebraska CPST about once a year. To learn more about it or when the next training is contact:
Jason Kerkman at (402) 471-8749 or firstname.lastname@example.org