Category: Education

New TechForce Mobile STEM Career Center brings hands-on transportation tech activities to Gen Z students nationwide

January 22nd, 2022 by

New TechForce Mobile STEM Career Center brings hands-on transportation tech activities to Gen Z students nationwide Penske Truck Leasing Donates Truck to get STEM Center on the road (January 22, 2022 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ) – Penske Truck Leasing has donated a specially equipped 26-foot Freightliner M2 box truck to house and transport the TechForce Foundation

Under The Hood | December 2021

December 7th, 2021 by

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR DECEMBER 2021: Techs Rock Awards 2021 Grand Prize Winner | Bogi Women Shifting Gears by Hemmings | Women Techs Rock | Donate Your Car | Brienne Davis Memorial Scholarship | Throdle Partners With TechForce | Chasing Classic Cars’ Wayne Carini   Announcing the Grand Prize Winner of TechForce’s 2021

Under The Hood | October 2021

October 14th, 2021 by

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR OCTOBER 2021: Techs Rock Awards | Stacey David | Driven To Care | TechForce Training Video | Roger Penske Outstanding Student Award | TechForce Trivia | Women Techs Rock GM Technician 2021 Techs Rock Awards are less than 2 weeks away! We’re excited to announce nominations for the 3rd annual

Under The Hood | September 2021

September 22nd, 2021 by

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR SEPTEMBER 2021: Because I’m A Tech Stories | Transportation Technician Careers | Nominations For 2021 Techs Rock Awards Open | Women Techs Rock – Josie Whitlock | Shop Owner Luke Walker Pays It Forward | Car Industry Events in TechForce | Technician Scholarship Story From Derrick | Name Of

The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Technician Careers

May 13th, 2021 by

The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Technician Careers A passion for cars, trucking and heavy equipment, motorcycles, or boats can now easily turn into a lucrative and successful career. In our Roadmap guide, The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Technician Careers, we discuss how careers in the transportation field have experienced continued growth and how this industry

Under The Hood | May 2021

May 11th, 2021 by

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR MAY 2021: FutureTechs Rock Awards Grand Prize Winner | The Humble Mechanic Partners With TechForce | Scholarship: Terry Emig Hero Spirit Award | WD-40 Virtual Event | SunState Continues To Support TechForce | Donate Your Car To Support Technicians | TechForce Peer Network | TMCSuperTech Augmented Reality Game |

Your Guide to Apprenticeships

April 3rd, 2018 by

This article originally appeared on April 3, 2018 in Ratchet+Wrench; written by Travis Bean.   As Sarah Price and Cindy Weinberg take their turns at the podium, they address the store managers, the mentors, the company’s CEO in attendance. Oh, and we can’t forget the most important guests: the employees who have just graduated from Virginia Tire

Sourcing Tomorrow’s Technicians

March 12th, 2018 by

Recently, our industry has stepped-up with a number of initiatives to inform the general public about the value and connection between STEM skills (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) and future automotive career opportunities. The efforts have featured a multi-level approach, from educating students and parents about future workforce needs and benefits, to informing the STEM

Public Scholarships for Technician Students

November 3rd, 2017 by

You don’t have to limit yourself to scholarships available through UTI. There are plenty of organizations out there looking to connect students like you with scholarship money for your technician training. Find out what local scholarship opportunities are available to you in your community (see Step 2) or check online scholarship search sites like scholarships.com and fastweb.com for