TODAY: Jennifer Maher live on Women Shifting Gears Podcast
Catch TechForce CEO Jennifer Maher on the Women Shifting Gears podcast today June 14th at 7 PM ET/ 4 PM PT. Don’t miss out on this free event! Register now to save your seat>>
TechForce students met the pros at Formula Drift
Students from TechForce’s social network got free tickets and a behind-the-scenes tour of the Formula DRIFT race in New Jersey this weekend, thanks to Ford and Throdle. Don’t miss another event – find your tickets today>>
TechForce scholarship helps student pursue his dream career
Steven has always loved cars. His dream is “to become the best automotive technician I can be,” and he is one step closer to achieving it thanks to a “Pedal to the Metal MSAT” Relocation Award from TechForce. These awards help cover necessary moving costs when students continue on to Manufacturer-Specific Advanced Training.
We have made it even easier to access everything TechForce has to offer. You can now find all things TechForce – our social network, scholarships, industry resources and more – in one place at TechForce.org. Turbocharge your technician career with TechForce>>
Lyft and TechForce join forces to help students get to class
TechForce and Lyft have partnered to provide free rides to students in need who otherwise don’t have a way to get to school due to unforeseen circumstances. TechForce is also exploring a pilot program with Lyft to offer free car repairs to students with a demonstrated need. The repair program is expected to launch in the coming months. See our full list of partners here>>
CTE Instructors on why educators like using TechForce
Hear from instructors Fanny Perez Michaud and Sal Cappiello on why they like using TechForce’s Career Network in their classrooms, and why you should, too! There is no cost to join TechForce or to access the free training materials, trivia, scholarships, industry events and other resources offered. Join TechForce now>>
Whether an airplane carries people or packages technicians like Angel Green keep them moving. Angel worked her way up from student to aviation technician and is now a Quality Control Supervisor at UPS Airlines. Hear her advice for setting boundaries and succeeding as a woman in a male-dominated space in our most recent #WomenTechsRock interview>>
Looking for summer plans? We’ve got you covered. Attend races, car shows, school tours and more! Join TechForce’s free Social Network for tickets to upcoming events. Get started here>>
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Announcing the 2022 FutureTechs Rock Awards Grand Prize Winner
Congratulations to Jacob Gunther of Naperville, IL, the 2022 FutureTechs Rock Awards Grand Prize Winner! Jacob will receive an additional $1,000 TechForce scholarship and $3,000 in prizes from our partners to support his technical education. Thank you to everyone who voted! Meet the full slate of student winners and learn more about the Awards at TechForce.org/Winners
#WomenTechsRock – TechForce’s Dana Rapoport joins Femcanic Garage Podcast for a special episode
Listen to a special episode of the Femcanic Garage Podcast featuring TechForce’s Dana Rapoport. Dana discusses what she has learned so far in interviews with dozens of women technicians, including that, “The biggest decider for a woman’s success as a transportation technician is their employer’s commitment to a supportive workplace.”
Student Awarded $10,000 Terry Emig Hero Spirit Award
Congratulations to Jeramie, recipient of TechForce Foundation’s Terry Emig Hero Spirit Award! The Award includes tuition and direct assistance totaling $10,000. As a single parent, Jeramie is grateful for the generous financial support will help him pursue his dream career as a transportation technician. Apply for a scholarship of your own through TechForce’s Social Network>>
Sunstate Equipment donates $25,000
Sunstate Equipment hosted Jennifer Maher and Lisa Evans of TechForce Foundation for a tour of its training facility. During the tour Sunstate VP Larry Cox presented TechForce with a $25,000 donation. Thank you, Sunstate Equipment, for being a long-time TechForce Champion! Pictured are Maher, Evans, Cox and students in Sunstate’s Apprenticeship Program.
SVRA, AUVSI join TechForce workforce development campaign
TechForce Foundation welcomes Sportscar Vintage Racing Association (SVRA) and Association for Unmanned Vehicle Systems International (AUVSI) as the newest partners in our industry-wide workforce development campaign. SVRA‘s insight will help TechForce further support technicians in the restoration space.
AUVSI will introduce the exciting world of automated vehicles to the campaign. TechForce staff recently spoke at AUVSI’s national conference. We look forward to working with both organizations to support the workforce of future technicians. See our full list of partners here>>
Resources for early career technicians from MotorAge
Are you new to the industry? Here are some tips to help you propel your career>> and reach that “A” tech level from TechForce partner MotorAge. Motor Age Magazine and Professional Tool & Equipment News Magazine have also launched the second annual Best Young Tech Award program to recognize the younger generation of working technicians making a difference in the industry. Are you that tech, or do you know one? Nominate them today>>
Have you joined the TechForce Network?
Take advantage of everything the TechForce Social Network has to offer. Log in to your free account to access training, job postings, contests, events, scholarships, and more! If you haven’t joined TechForce, what are you waiting for? Create your profile for free today>>
Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence
Don’t let an outstanding teacher miss their chance at the 2022 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence! Our friends at Harbor Freight Tools for Schools are awarding $1.25 Million to 20 skilled trades teachers and programs in U.S. public high schools. The deadline is May 20. Apply today>>
Donate your car, RV or boat to TechForce (It’s tax-deductible and easy!)
Donate your car, RV or boat to TechForce. Our partner, CarDonationWizard, handles all steps, makes it easy for you, and turns your tax-deductible donation into dollars that support our mission. Learn more and donate your vehicle today>>
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