Education

members pursuing a post-secondary education are encouraged to apply for scholarships offered on the University of the Aftermarket Foundation’s Automotive Aftermarket Scholarship Central website.   Hundreds of scholarships will be awarded, including $100,000 specifically earmarked for industry...
MCHENRY, Ill. – Feb. 19, 2018 – Raybestos® has added several training videos to the resources section of its website to demonstrate proper brake repair techniques and provide the knowledge needed to perform the perfect brake job. “Have you ever wondered why it’s important to match OE...
STAUNTON, Virginia, Feb. 12, 2018 – Federated Auto Parts will award scholarships to the employees or children of any active Federated Car Care Center purchasing from any Federated member. These scholarships are funded by Fisher Auto Parts in memory of Art Fisher, founder of Federated Auto Parts and...
Leesburg, VA, February 13, 2018 -- Effective January 1, 2018, the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and the Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) have merged to become the ASE Education Foundation. “The new combined organization will take advantage of the extremely...
Trainer and consultant Mike Anderson of Collision Advice will host a new series of free monthly webinars, entitled “Learn to Research, Research to Learn,” throughout 2018 designed to help shops more easily research and find OEM collision repair procedures. Most of the webinars will include an...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (February 6, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF) is facilitating a uniform donation program between collision repair businesses and high school and college collision repair programs for the 2018-2019 school year. Uniforms will create a more professional...
LONG BEACH, Calif. – DENSO Products and Services Americas, Inc., an affiliate of leading global automotive supplier DENSO Corp., has added three new training classes to its wide selection of instructor-led automotive repair courses. The classes expand DENSO’s Technical Training Program, developed...
HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL (February 8, 2018) – The Collision Repair Education Foundation 2018 grant and scholarship application period will close next Thursday, February 15, 2018. The application period is open for high school and post-secondary collision students who will be attending career and...
Board of Directors - Front row, left to right: Bogi Lateiner (Bogi’s Garage), Jennifer Maher (TechForce), Denise King-strom (BASF). Back row, (l to r): Tony Sciarra (Tesla), Barry Fodor (Infiniti), John Heenan (Marine Corps Scholarship Foundation), Warren DeBardelaben (Nissan), Greg Rintala (Snap-on), Tom Gray (Interstate Batteries), Fred Nader (Autotech Technology Development), Chris Blanchette (Bridgestone), and TechForce Staff Liaison Greg Settle. Not pictured: Dan Hancock, Board
Phoenix, Ariz. — February 6, 2018 — In an effort to continue to build momentum for TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® campaign, 30 industry leaders gathered here January 30 and 31 for the inaugural  annual summit of the FutureTech Success National Leadership Cabinet. Participants ranged...
Hoffman Estates, Ill. (February 1, 2018) – The PPG Foundation has provided $20,000 in funding for the Collision Repair Education Foundation that will be awarded to students who have demonstrated a career interest in automotive collision repair and refinish. The scholarships, $5,000 each, are...

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