Catch Up on Demand

This is the place where CPS state coordinators can catch up on news and learn about ideas shared during meetings with members of the National Child Passenger Safety Board. Watch video recordings of these meetings and make plans to join us in the future. You’ve heard it said: Teamwork is the ability to work together toward a common vision. Our vision — like yours — is to save lives and prevent injuries by promoting child passenger safety through education, mentorship, engagement and innovation.

July 2021

Child Passenger Safety Week: Assets & Ideas: Laura Dunn (NHTSA) explains how to get free traffic safety assets you can use to help promote your Child Passenger Safety Week activities. Then, Judy Mata (Nevada Office of Traffic Safety) highlights some of the efforts that have been successful in her state — both traditional and progressive!

June 2021

Hybrid Curriculum: What’s new? Tammy Franks, secretariat of the National Child Passenger Safety Board, provides a development update. Beth Warren, certification advisor with Safe Kids Worldwide, addresses certification-related questions and concerns.

Then, you’re wondering: How can I use the Hybrid Curriculum in my state? Nick Maniaci (Wisconsin) and Mandi Seethaler (Alaska) speak to implementing the new course and what excites them most about offering a combination of online and in-person instruction for the next generation of CPS Technicians.

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May 2021

Heatstroke Prevention: Since 1998, nearly 900 kids have died of vehicular heatstroke because they were left or became trapped in a hot car. Members of the National Child Passenger Safety Board pulled together a coalition of safety advocates working to prevent these tragedies. They shared not only a commitment to bring about change but also free resources for child passenger safety program managers and child safety supporters to use in their own outreach efforts. The list included:

  • Deona Bien (nurse and parent advocate)
  • Laura Dunn and Elizabeth Nilsson (National Highway Traffic Safety Administration)
  • Jan Null (
  • Amy Artuso (National Safety Council)
  • Beth Warren (Safe Kids Worldwide)
  • Amber Rollins (Kids and Car Safety)
  • Joe Colella (Juvenile Products Manufacturers Association)
  • Sarah Haverstick (Goodbaby International)

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The Full Playlist

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