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$10,000 Raised For UTI Houston Campus

September 6th, 2017 by

Friends —  Following the hurricane in Houston, TechForce Foundation is doing its part to support students attending the UTI-Houston campus. To date, we’ve raised just shy of $10,000!  Thank you to all who have contributed. Since we expect great need now that students have returned to school, TechForce has immediately released $6,000 to the campus’

Interstate Batteries Joins FutureTech Success℠ Campaign

July 31st, 2017 by

Interstate Batteries has officially signed on a national corporate partner of TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success℠ campaign, an industry-wide initiative to drive tomorrow’s workforce of qualified technicians.  Jennifer Maher, TechForce Foundation’s CEO, met with Tom Gray, VP of Marketing for Interstate Batteries, and his marketing team last Friday in Dallas to sign the sponsorship agreement. Interstate Batteries joins an impressive list

The Technician Roadtrip Begins

April 17th, 2017 by

(Scottsdale, Arizona) – April 17, 2017 TechForce Foundation and Universal Technical Institute, Inc. are proud to announce the launch of our Technicians’ Roadtrip, which launched on Sunday, April 16, 2017. You can follow the roadtrip at roadtripnation.com, meet the technician “roadtrippers,” and follow their journey. The actual roadtrip and filming is happening now, and throughout

Advance Auto Parts Partners With FutureTech Success Campaign To Help Address Technician Shortage

March 30th, 2017 by

ROANOKE, Va., March 8, 2017 – Advance Auto Parts, Inc. (NYSE: AAP), a leading automotive aftermarket parts provider that serves both professional installer and do-it-yourself customers, announced its support of the FutureTech SuccessSM campaign, a nationwide program launched by the TechForce Foundation to recruit and educate the next generation of automotive industry technicians.   As

All-Female Crew Makes History w/ Chevy Montage Restoration

March 8th, 2017 by

TechForce Foundation national board member Bogi Lateiner spearheads an all-female truck restoration project to inspire more young women to consider the career path, and to celebrate the talent of women technicians coast-to-coast. You go, girls! Consider donating to the crowdfunding campaign to fuel this effort. Read all about it: ChevyMontage_AllFemaleTruckBuild

Madison Conrad Receives The Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award

January 24th, 2017 by

Racing and winning are in Madison Conrad’s blood. Those forces drive her. A native of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Conrad’s grandfather and father both raced. Five-year-old Conrad raced Hot Wheels at the racetrack while her father competed at Duke City, Hollywood and Sandia speedways. Her love of the sport grew with her. Conrad, now a senior

2017 Automotive Aftermarket Forecast

January 12th, 2017 by

Update:  As Techs Gray, Fresh Faces Need by Gary Stamberger Click here to read the full article. Contribute to the FutureTech Success campaign today. To download a PDF of the FutureTech Success.