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RELEASE: Nominations for 2021 FutureTechs Rock Awards now open

April 6th, 2021 by

Ten transportation technician students to be recognized for outstanding contributions as role models at school and in their communities TechForce Foundation Now Accepting Nominations for its 3rd Annual FutureTechs Rock AwardsTM Ten transportation technician students to be recognized for outstanding contributions as role models at school and in their communities April 6, 2021 — SCOTTSDALE,

Under The Hood | March 2021

March 31st, 2021 by

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR MARCH 2021: TechForce Peer Network | FutureTechs Rock Awards | Vaughn Gittin Jr Shout Out To TechForce | SkillsUSA Restoring Cars | Reviews About TechForce’s Peer Network| Greg Settle To Retire | Jessi Combs Legacy | NCAT & Wrench Nation Partners With TechForce | FREE Training & eLearning Videos

Spark News | March 2021

March 30th, 2021 by

TOPICS IN SPARK NEWS FOR JANUARY 2021: TechForce Peer Network Launch | FutureTechs Rock Awards 2021 | Vaughan Gittin Jr. Give Shout-Out To TechForce | TechForce Scholarship | TMC Diesel Scholarship | Reviews About The New TechForce Peer Network | Garage Gurus Scholarship | Submit Events To TechForce Peer Network | Jessi Combs Women’s History

RELEASE: Introducing first peer network dedicated to technicians

March 24th, 2021 by

We thought you and your audiences might be interested in the first peer network for future and working transportation technicians. TechForce introduces the first peer network dedicated to advancing the careers of future and working transportation techs JoinTechForce.org is free and designed to help solve the tech shortage March 24, 2021 — SCOTTSDALE, AZ — TechForce

Residual Values: Interview with Jennifer Maher

March 17th, 2021 by

3/17/2021 Read Premier Financial Services, LLC’s interview with TechForce Foundation CEO & Executive Director Jennifer Maher in their Residual Values newsletter. Learn more about TechForce Foundation, the ongoing transportation technician shortage and Jennifer’s own experience as a woman in the transportation industry. You can read the full interview below, or as PDF in your browser

Under The Hood | February 2021

February 10th, 2021 by

Topics in Under the Hood for February 2021: Scholarship management of New Ford Tech’s ASSET program | TMCSuperTech mobile game | Be A Pathfinder – Learning Quiz | Scholarship winner – Penske Outstanding Student Award | CRC Industries joins TechForce | Donate Your Car | CREF 30 years | WD-40 increases participation in TechForce |

Announcing Penske Outstanding Student Award Winner

February 5th, 2021 by

  Congratulations Melesa Starks – Winner of the Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award Melesa is described by many as the “ideal candidate.” In addition to a perfect school record, her enthusiasm for the industry was evident to instructors in both her Automotive II and Volvo SAFE programs. Fellow students know Melesa is the one they

Tackling The Technician Shortage | Tire Business

February 4th, 2021 by

In this webinar Tire Business Reporter Kathy McCarron talks with Jennifer Maher of TechForce Foundation, and Dan Gilley of RLO Training about some of the initiatives underway to encourage young people to pursue an automotive service career and review ways tire dealers and auto repair shops can attract and retain qualified technicians.     The

Spark News | January 2021

January 28th, 2021 by

Topics in Spark News for January 2021: Available Scholarships | Be A Pathfinder Learning Style Quiz | SkillsUSA Outstanding CTE Educator Award | Scholarship Recipient Chasity overcomes obstacles. | Tire Business Live Stream webinar with Jen Maher | UTI consolidates Avondale & Phoenix campuses | ASE has a new website TechForce Foundation scholarships TechForce Foundation

How Hands-On Learners Thrive as Transportation Techs

January 19th, 2021 by

  How Hands-On Learners Thrive as Transportation Techs TechForce Foundation’s “Be A Pathfinder” campaign illuminates learning styles   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — January 19, 2021 — The arrival of the new year means new decisions for students planning their futures. Although the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic has thrown many students’ career plans for a loop, the increased time