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I'm a Tech Hooray! 

What do I need to know?

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.

Continuing Education/CEU's

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

Important Details


  • 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.

Re-certification Information:

CPST Recertification

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

National CPS

Having trouble logging in? 

Step by Step instructions.

Resources for Earning & Providing CEUs

Holding Events

Signing Contract

Event Grants:

Promotional Flyers:

Check Forms:


Note: events registered with the Safe Kids Buckle Up program should use the forms provided by SKBU. Generic forms are for non-SKBU events.

Home Improvement

Technician Sign-Off Assessment Tool

Networking & Miscellanous

Support Group

National CPST's Facebook Group

Patient with Healthcare Nurse

National CPS for Healthcare Yahoo Group

New Hires

National CPS Yahoo Group


Little Girl in Car

Child Passenger Safety Board on Facebook

Kids with Capes

Safe Kids CPS Certification on Facebook

Nebraska Highway Safety Office Child Passenger Safety Page

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I want to be a Senior Checker (or I am a senior checker, where do I login?)

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I want to be a CPST Instructor!

YouTube Video Links

National Child Passenger Safety Board


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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

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