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Transportation Trainings

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Children’s Licensing and Investigation Services is pleased to be working with the Bureau of Highway Safety to promote and provide a state approved transportation training. 

The Bureau of Highway Safety is offering a FREE Child Care Provider Transporter Training in 2 locations: Lewiston and Gorham


This training is required of anyone in a child care facility or family child care that transports children as part of their regular duties. There is a limit of 3 staff from the same child care.

The instructor will spend time reviewing proper installation of rear facing infant and convertible seats, forward facing seats and booster seats reviewing both latch and seat belt installations. Participants will have the opportunity to ask questions get clarification and practice with instructor guidance before the evaluation. All participants must demonstrate proper installation to successfully complete this training session.

Certificates will be awarded upon completion of the training. You must register to attend.

Please contact Cathy Paglio Catherine.a.paglio@maine.gov to register for training at either location.

Include the name and phone number of the participant(s)when registering.

Class size for each class is limited so register today!!

LEWISTON: Child Passenger Safety Awareness Training for Child Care Providers / Transporting Children ~ August 18 & 19, 2021 ~ Hybrid training

This Child Passenger Safety Awareness Training will be offered as a Hybrid model delivered over two evening sessions utilizing both virtual and in person learning.

Part 1: Remote Learning Wednesday, August 18, 2021 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

This session will be delivered remotely through ZOOM participants will need to have a computer, laptop or tablet with a camera and reliable internet service and must remain in the session for the entirety.

Part 2: In Person Practical Session Thursday, August 19, 2021 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm / at Central Maine Medical Center 12 High St Parking Garage, Lewiston Maine 04240

This session will focus on hands on installation. Participants will be required to demonstrate proficiency installing various types of car seats. Training seats will be available for this session but participants are encourage to bring their own seats if possible.

The Virtual Classroom link will be sent to attendees that have registered for this training. Please be sure to provide your email address when signing up.


GORHAM: Child Passenger Safety Awareness Training for Child Care Providers / Transporting Children ~ September 18, 2021

This half-day training will be offered at the Gorham Fire Station, located at 270 Main Street in Gorham, on Saturday, September 18,2021 from 9:00 am to 1:00pm.

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FCCAM works to unify, promote and strengthen quality professional family child care in Maine. We understand the critical role of child care providers in the lives of children and families. Through collaboration with other organizations we work to increase awareness of our profession and the value of a strong child care system to Maine's diverse communities.