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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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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

New TechForce Report Reveals Supply Shortage Growing, Unable to Match Pace with Demand

TechForce Report Reveals Growing Severity of the Supply Shortage in Vehicle Technicians Gap between postsecondary graduate numbers and job openings continues to widen   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – June 26, 2018 — TechForce Foundation, a non-profit organization focused on championing and aiding aspiring transportation technicians has released a new report  — “Transportation Technician Supply Report” — that

TechForce Announces $10,000 Brienne Davis Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Angelina who was awarded a $10,000 NASCAR / Brienne Davis Memorial Tuition Scholarship.   Ever since Angelina was a little girl, her family would travel 10 hours to ride sand rails in the desert. Together, with her grandparents and father, they assembled a soap box car from scratch; racing it for four years. At the

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