Governor's Conference

The Pre-Governor's Conference Check-up Event for Recertification will be held Tuesday, August 20, 2019 from 1:00-4:00pm at the Lake Delton Fire Department (45 Miller Dr, Lake Delton, WI 53940). This is not a typical car seat check-up event and no families will be present. 

The intended audience are technicians who do not have access to an instructor within 30 miles and certification will be expiring. You will sign-up for a one hour time slot with an instructor and can potentially be checked off on a maximum of three seats dependent on proficiency. 

Participating techs should come prepared to educate on WI laws, safest practice recommendations, how to tell when a child is ready to outgrow the seat they are in, next steps, and correct seat installation. Please bring your technician manual or any resources you use when helping families. 

Register for the Pre-Governor's Conference Check-up Event 

 

The 45th annual Governor’s Conference on Highway Safety will be held at the Wilderness Resort Glacier Conference Center in Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin from Tuesday, August 20th-Thursday, August 22nd.

The Child Passenger Safety track will provide opportunities for CPS technicians to learn about:

  • Restraint Trends: New Testing, Features and Directions

  • Research Trends of Child Restraint Systems for Side Impact Protection 

  • How Kids Should Ride: A Child Restraint Selection Update

  • Their Child Passenger Safety IQ 

  • Energy Management Features 

  • 21st Century Technical Resource Access 

*All of these sessions will earn technicians continuing education units towards their recertification. There will be a total of 6 CEUs available. 

Register for the Governor's Conference today!

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  Governor's Conference Scholarship Application

Scholarship Details:

  • A $95 discount will be applied to the total cost of registration if you are awarded a scholarship. Therefore, if you register during the early bird period your registration is free. 

Scholarship Eligibility:

  • Scholarships are only available to Wisconsin CPS Technicians and Instructors.
  • Expired CPS Technicians will not be eligible.

Apply Here

  Child Passenger Safety Hero Nomination Form

Wisconsin Child Passenger Safety Heroes is your opportunity to recognize an exceptional individual or group who have contributed to the field of Child Passenger Safety in Wisconsin.

Heroes do not have to attend the Governor’s Conference for you to nominate them. All nominees will be recognized in a presentation during the Wisconsin Governor’s Conference.

Nominate your heroes by August 1st, 2019.

Nominate a Hero Here

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