Technician, Instructor and Team of the Year

The National Child Passenger Safety Board presents Technician, Instructor and Team of the Year awards each spring at the annual Lifesavers Conference.

Eligibility

Anyone can nominate a deserving certified CPS Technician, Instructor or Team, including past National CPS Board members. Self-nominations are encouraged.

  • Individuals are only eligible for their national certification level, either Technician or Instructor. Any individual who is nominated in an incorrect category will be moved to the correct category.
  • Members of a team must be Technicians or Instructors.
  • Current and past Board members are not eligible to win individual awards. The CPS Team of the Year may not include current Board members.

CPS Technician of the Year

This certified CPS Technician demonstrates extraordinary commitment to programs in his/her local community supporting activities to increase child passenger safety awareness. This individual uses innovative approaches to educate caregivers, providing technically correct information in a respectful and professional manner. Additionally, this CPS Technician is committed to mentoring other Technicians in his/her community.

Fill out form: 2022 Technician of the Year nominations are closed.

CPS Instructor of the Year

This certified CPS Instructor demonstrates extraordinary dedication to programs in his/her community, supporting activities to increase child passenger safety awareness at the local, state and/or national levels. This individual uses innovative approaches to educate caregivers, providing technically correct information in a respectful and professional manner. Additionally, this CPS Instructor is committed to developing and mentoring CPS Technicians in his/her community.

Fill out form: 2022 nominations for Instructor of the Year are closed.

CPS Team of the Year

This team or organization embodies in a collective sense the qualities outlined above for Technicians and Instructors, including demonstrating an impact on the community, using innovative approaches to provide technically correct information and mentoring new and current Team members.

Fill out form: 2022 nominations for Team of the Year are closed.

Nomination Timeline

Nominations for 2022 CPS Awards closed on Aug. 31, 2021.

Winner Notification

Winners will be announced in March 2022 during the national Lifesavers Conference.

Questions

Submit questions to: [email protected]. A National CPS Board representative will contact you shortly to answer your questions.