Category: Partnership

Shifting the Myth

April 16th, 2018 by

Shifting the Myth Guest Contributor: Tom Gray   Many automotive technicians were inspired to work in this industry for very personal reasons – maybe they grew up working in their family’s repair shop, have a knack for taking stuff apart and putting it back together again or they’ve just always had a passion for cars.

Repairing the Tech Career Pipeline

April 13th, 2018 by

This article originally appeared on April 13, 2018 in Fixed Ops Business; written by Kelly Beaton. The auto industry is on the verge of major changes, considering the possible disruption that innovations like autonomous vehicles pose. And, Jennifer Maher fears the industry might be ill-equipped to take on such challenges. The cold, hard stats seem

ARA Partners with TechForce Foundation to Raise the Profile of Trade and Technical Careers

March 19th, 2018 by

  TechForce Foundation and the American Rental Association are collaborating to address the technician workforce demand. The American Rental Association (ARA) and TechForce Foundation, Scottsdale, Ariz., are collaborating in an effort to raise the profile of trade and technical careers necessary to support future growth in the equipment rental industry. TechForce Foundation is a leading, educational,

TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success™ Initiative Teams Up With NASCAR Driver Julia Landauer

November 8th, 2017 by

Scottsdale, AZ — Julia Landauer, NASCAR powerhouse, female racer and advocate for women in S.T.E.M., has signed on as an official partner of TechForce Foundation and its FutureTech Success™ campaign. This industry-wide initiative aims to drive tomorrow’s workforce of transportation technicians by repositioning the image of the profession. Moreover, the campaign provides middle- and high-school

Interstate Batteries Partners With TechForce Foundation

July 31st, 2017 by

Interstate Batteries has officially signed on as 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.

No Venture Too Big In Snap-on’s Dedication to Future Technicians

June 23rd, 2017 by

Snap-on has a very specific vision in their backing of TechForce Foundation and our mission to encourage and support students pursuing post-secondary technical education and careers in the transportation industry. Opting to target donations toward Strong Start grants over traditional tuition scholarships shows a focus on the personal well-being of the techs themselves. Strong Start

General Motors Supports STEM Education In Pursuit of Global Prosperity

June 21st, 2017 by

General Motors has shown strong support for TechForce Foundation and our mission to encourage and support students pursuing post-secondary technical education and careers in the transportation industry. Their very generous grant of $140,000 will be poured into three exciting projects: the FutureTech Success SM campaign, tuition scholarships for the UTI Avondale GM Advanced Training program,