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    Carseat Crazy my2kidsSafe's Avatar
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    question about being certified

    I was just looking up courses to become a certified tech in my state (Massachusetts) and there is one but its a few hours away from me. I just looked into RI which is only 45 minutes away. Does it matter what state i get certified in?

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    Re: question about being certified

    You can get certified anywhere in the USA. Safe Kids Techs are Nationally certified.
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    Re: question about being certified



    I'm in MA too. If you want, I can get you the contact info for a guy from MPI who's in charge of the courses. He's good about adding you to a list and notifying you when there's one in your area.

    I'm actually starting my special needs course with him today.

    Laurie - special needs trained CPST, COTA/L & mom to:
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    08/16/02 ~ 12/22/02
    *Murphy 01/05/05, 50 pounds, GN, Monterey, Vivo
    *Anders 09/11/07, 44 pounds, Monterey, Vivo

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    Re: question about being certified

    Murphy where in MA are you? There is one already in MA in lynn but i am pretty much in the cape, so to travel to Lynn 4 days is kinda crazy. Do you know if they have any closer to the cape, anywhere from Brockton down to the cape would be great.

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