Education

Leesburg, Virginia – July 16, 2019 – The annual National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Instructor Training Conference will be held July 22-25 at the Embassy Suites in Frisco, Texas. Over 350 high school and post-secondary instructors from around the country will be attending the...
Bethesda, MD – July 15, 2019 – Nearly 400 students were recently selected to receive scholarships totaling a record-setting $557,600, it was announced today by Pete Kornafel, MAAP and Danielle Sonnefeld, AAP, co-chairmen, education and scholarship committee, University of the Aftermarket Foundation...
The Fairystone Imports team attending a class at the new facility
SOUTHFIELD, MI, July 10, 2019 – The automotive refinish training facility at Guilford Technical Community College (GTCC) in Greensboro, N.C., has impressed many as it continues to be a preferred venue for industry-related educational courses and events held throughout the year. BASF supported the...
GERMANTOWN, Tenn., July 9, 2019 – The Automotive Distribution Network has awarded scholarships to the following recipients to attend Leadership 2.0, an industry-focused education program offered through Northwood University: Network headquarters staff members Chris Harman, IT product manager, and...
BETHESDA, Md. – July 8, 2019 – The Young Auto Care Network Group (YANG) and Import Vehicle Community of the Auto Care Association, have selected Daniel Romero of Continental ContiTech and Jonny Dykstra of Auto-Wares as scholarship recipients to attend the University of the Aftermarket’s 2019-2020...
STAUNTON, Virginia, July 8, 2019 – Federated Car Care scholarships have been awarded to eight outstanding students for the 2019-20 academic year. Awarded to the employees or children of Federated Car Care members, the Federated Car Care scholarship program is funded by Fisher Auto Parts and...
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (June 28, 2019) – DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, announced today it awarded more than $1 million in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education grants to 26 colleges and universities across North America. The grants are made possible by DENSO’...
SOUTHFIELD, Mich. (June 28, 2019) – DENSO, the world’s second largest mobility supplier, announced today it awarded more than $1 million in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) education grants to 26 colleges and universities across North America. The grants are made possible by DENSO’...
PPG (NYSE: PPG) MVP Business Solutions has added three dynamic classes to its Business Development series. The classes — Refinish Area Optimization, Administrative Process Improvement and Advanced Estimating 2019 — are designed to help collision center owners, managers and other key personnel...
Portland, Ore.—Automotive training programs in Oregon are experiencing growth, expansion and rejuvenation, according to a recent report by the Northwest Automotive Trades Association (NATA). In the 1980s, Oregon had 110 automotive programs in high school and post -secondary programs. By 2012, that...

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