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Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

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CCAR joins TechForce to Inspire the Next Generation of Automotive Technicians

Media Contacts:       Charles Ayers, CCAR cea@ccar-greenlink.org 847-749-4375 Jennifer Maher, TechForce Foundation jmaher@techforcefoundation.org 623-445-0933   CCAR joins TechForce to inspire the next generation of automotive technicians   Palatine, IL — September 20, 2018 — The Coordinating Committee For Automotive Repair (CCAR) is pleased to announce its support for the nonprofit TechForce Foundation®’s new national

New Collar Jobs Redefining Labor Day

  New Collar Jobs Redefining Labor Day TechForce Foundation launches – Because I’m a Tech campaign.   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – August 27, 2018 — TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing students to and through their technical education and into careers as professional transportation technicians, has launched its Because I’m a Tech campaign (hashtag #becauseimatech) to coincide

TechForce Sponsors Scholarships for Women Pursuing Technical Careers

TechForce Foundation Sponsors $6,000 in Scholarships for Women Entering the Transportation Industry TechForce Foundation recently sponsored two $3,000 scholarships for young women pursuing careers in the transportation industry. The scholarships were administered by Women in Auto Care, a partner of the Foundation.   Callie discovered automotive two years ago, and in that time, has fallen

TechForce Collaboration Offers Curriculum Exploring STEAM in Motorsports

  STEAM Sports Foundation Launches the “STEAM Behind Motorsports” Curriculum   (Atlanta, GA, July 18, 2018) – STEAM Sports Foundation, an affiliate of the STEAM Sports Group, recently introduced a six-activity “STEAM Sports Classroom” curriculum about the STEAM Behind Motorsports.  Designed as a two-week study, the curriculum focuses on chassis, data analytics, engine, fuel, nutrition

Student Pursues Passion with Support from TechForce Ambassador Program

  Student Pursues His Passion, with Support from TechForce Foundation®   Andrew’s dream career is to build custom motorcycles. He stumbled across his passion while growing up in Northern Idaho. Like many future technicians Andrew tinkered with machines, pulling apart dirt bikes to repair them, or just to see how things worked.   Over the

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