Safe Ride News Publications provides resources that CPS Technicians can use toward recertification. By subscribing and reading the Safe Ride News newsletter and/or reading a current LATCH Manual (and taking a quiz), technicians can earn some of the six CEUs required for recertification.
Note: CPSTs are responsible for keeping their own records in case of audit.
School Bus Safety Handbook
One CEU can be claimed. To earn this CEU, take the 20-question, open-book quiz below. Print the quiz out, complete it, and email the answers sheet to email@example.com using the subject "SBSH Quiz."
School Bus Safety Handbook Quiz (PDF)
If you need to order the School Bus Safety
Handbook, click here.
How will the quiz be graded?
Email the answer sheet to firstname.lastname@example.org. The quiz will be graded within 2 business days; you will receive an email notifying you of your score.
What if I am audited?
Keep the quiz, answer sheet, and email notifying you of your passing score. Be prepared to send this information to the auditor.
Safe Ride News subscription
One CEU is awarded for each year a person subscribes and reads the newsletter. Safe Ride News Publications will provide an original Proof of Purchase (POP) letter for each paid subscription. Note on your order that you want a POP; keep it in case of an audit.
Can CPSTs in small offices share a subscription and get CEU credit?
Yes, one CEU will be awarded to each of the three individuals who subscribe using the Small Office Rate. (See page 3 of the catalog).
Can members of larger groups get credit?
Yes, for larger group subscriptions, such as for states, Safe Ride News Publications will provide a POP to each person in the group. Group leaders, please contact Nancy.
What happens if I lose my POP letter?
A replacement can be obtained upon request for a small service fee.
One CEU per 2-year certification period can be claimed. To earn this CEU, take the 10-question, open-book quiz below. Print the quiz out, complete it, and keep it as documentation of the CEU.
2015 LATCH Manual Quiz (PDF)
If you need to order the 2015 LATCH Manual edition, click here.
How will the quiz be graded?
The quiz is only graded if you are audited.
Hooked on LATCH—CPST Update Presentations
Looking for a LATCH presentation for a conference or CPST update meeting? These two LATCH PowerPoints® improve the understanding of LATCH, including the latest regulatory changes, and provide CEUs.
LATCH—Basics Through Photos (Refresher): This presentation provides a detailed, illustrated guide to LATCH. It reinforces and builds on what is taught in the standardized curriculum.
LATCH Today:—Current Issues (Advanced). This presentastion includes the latest research, regulatory, and product updates regarding LATCH
Click Here for more info about Hooked on LATCH.
The School Bus Challenge
This is a presentation on CPS information for meeting the challenges of using child safety restraint systems on school buses. The CD includes all a CPST needs to present this topic.
Click Here for more info about The School Bus Challenge.
Start collecting your CEU records now and keep them in a safe place. Contact Nancy via email or by fax at 425-640-5417 to establish your subscription credit, or with general questions about Safe Ride News Publications.
To learn about other ways to earn CEUs, go to the Safe Kids certification web site.and log into your CPST profile. Information and CEU opportunities can also be found at the CPS Board website.