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Calling Mentors in Phoenix

February 22nd, 2017 by

The FutureTech Success campaign is seeking mentors throughout metropolitan Phoenix to inspire middle- and high-school students in automotive technology. Beginning in Fall 2017, a pilot program at the Arizona Science Center in downtown Phoenix will welcome 8th and 9th graders to tinker during its transportation challenge one day a week afterschool and on periodic Saturdays.

Auto Shop Makeovers

February 22nd, 2017 by

FutureTech Success campaign is dedicated to supporting local auto shop programs in high school and afterschool nonprofits across the country. Too often these programs struggle to get the resources and support they deserve. Our industry NEEDS technicians, so helping to ensure they have access to awesome programs is our responsibility. Industry needs to step up

Best Practices Sought

February 22nd, 2017 by

Why should we keep reinventing the wheel?  Seriously, we’re all in the same boat regarding the technician shortage and we need to pull together in order to help fuel the future pipeline. This means taking a long, hard look at how we attract, recruit, hire, retain and continually train our technician workforce. FutureTech Success seeks to gather

TechForce Contributes to University of the Aftermarket

February 21st, 2017 by

New TechForce Foundation Scholarship Available Through University of the Aftermarket Foundation  Bethesda, MD – March 10, 2017 – The TechForce Foundation will award a new $2,500 scholarship to a high school graduate planning to attend an ASE/NATEF post-secondary school. The scholarship will be administered through the University of the Aftermarket Foundation scholarship central program. “The

Industry Campaign Video Unveiled

February 21st, 2017 by

TechForce Foundation unveiled its video, What Would You Tell the Younger You?, created to help industry understand the messaging, positioning and promise of its forthcoming FutureTech Success, an industry-wide initiative to address and solve the technician shortage. Industry is invited to share the video with colleagues, vendors and other businesses, and all are encouraged to support