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Shifting the Myth

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

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

Manheim Partners with TechForce Foundation

Manheim Partners with TechForce Foundation to Support Development of Future Auto Technician Workforce Alliance Aims to Address Shortage of Technicians, Invest in Future Talent   ATLANTA and SCOTTSDALE, ARIZONA – April 10, 2018 – With a growing industry shortage of qualified auto technicians, Manheim is partnering with the TechForce Foundation on its FutureTech Success® campaign.

Your Guide to Apprenticeships

This article originally appeared on April 3, 2018 in Ratchet+Wrench; written by Travis Bean.   As Sarah Price and Cindy Weinberg take their turns at the podium, they address the store managers, the mentors, the company’s CEO in attendance. Oh, and we can’t forget the most important guests: the employees who have just graduated from Virginia Tire

TechForce and State Farm Donate Car to High School Auto Shop Program

  State Farm and TechForce Foundation partnered to supply a local Phoenix high school with a 2016 Nissan Sentra, to use as a training aid in its auto shop program. The donation is part of the Foundation’s FutureTech Success campaign and presents the first opportunity for Trevor Brown High School students to work on a

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TechForce Foundation

Check out our latest Transportation Career Fair, today in Atlanta, GA!

Hosted by Collision Repair Education Foundation, TechForce, and S/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention, the event connects CTE students with employers in automotive, diesel, collision repair, and a several other transportation fields.

We're in Boston & Dallas later this week, with new dates just announced in May! More info: Atlanta area Transportation Career Fair is underway.
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