The Northeastern Illinois Public Safety Training Academy (NIPSTA) is a one-of-a-kind cooperative approach to emergency preparedness and response. The unique year-round curriculum promotes cross-training and communication among first responders at the local, state, and national levels. Etchasoft has been the Web development partner for NIPSTA since its inception.

The event registration system for NIPSTA handles over 250 events and 5000 registrants annually. The since has seen 100% year over year growth levels almost every year since launch as NIPSTA continues to expand its facilities and course offerings. And, with a small staff, the online system greatly facilitates the efficiency of the organizations small staff.