Guest Blog Series

Keep Learning… #Because I’m a Tech

Rising Technicians, a Tip for Success: Keep Learning by Scott Miller, President & CEO, Interstate Batteries   The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates the United States needs at least 120,000 new transportation technicians each year just to meet demand.   The automotive aftermarket is a $277B industry, growing since 2010 and predicted to continue. It’s

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Strategic alliance announced between America’s Automotive Trust and TechForce Foundation

  NEWS RELEASE TechForce Foundation and America’s Automotive Trust Announce Strategic Alliance and Shared CEO The integration of complementary missions and overall cost efficiencies promise more value to the constituents served by both organizations Jennifer Maher will lead wide-ranging efforts for the new alliance as CEO SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. and TACOMA, Wash. — October 29, 2019

TechForce auction to support CTE & STEM with LV Concours d’Elegance

  NEWS RELEASE Online Mobile Auction to Benefit Educational Non-profit TechForce Foundation® Begins October 18 at 6 p.m. PT Auction Items Include Once-in-a-Lifetime Sport and Driving Experiences SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — October 18, 2019 – An online mobile auction to support TechForce Foundation – a 501(c)(3) non-profit charity that supports students pursuing transportation related technical careers

John Force Racing joins Advance Auto Parts in supporting TechForce Foundation

  NEWS RELEASE John Force Racing Joins Advance Auto Parts in supporting TechForce Foundation’s FutureTech Success® Initiative Organizations will kick off expanded partnership at 2019 NHRA Mellow Yellow Drag Racing Series SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — October 10, 2019 — Advance Auto Parts, a major sponsor of John Force Racing, is bringing the team’s popularity and influence

Bertoti Family announces memorial scholarship to continue in perpetuity

  By Greg Settle, TechForce Foundation Director of National Initiatives   TechForce Foundation® Willy Bertoti Memorial Scholarship to Continue in Perpetuity   At Pottstown High School memorial gathering, Bertoti familyannounces the Memorial Scholarship to continue in Willy’s memory   Pottstown, PA – October 5, 2019 – It has been five years since Willy Bertoti, an

Las Vegas School Benefits from Transportation Industry Collaboration

NEWS RELEASE Las Vegas School Benefits from Transportation Industry Collaboration TechForce and Las Vegas Concours supporting SECTA with an Extreme Shop Make Over LAS VEGAS, NV, October 4, 2019 – TechForce Foundation announces its Extreme Shop Makeover of the auto shop program at Southeast Career Technical Academy (SECTA) in Las Vegas. TechForce has brought together

TechForce CEO Jennifer Maher named Auto Care Woman of the Year

Originally published on October 1, 2019. TechForce CEO Jennifer Maher named Auto Care Woman of the Year BETHESDA, Md. — October 1, 2019 — Women in Auto Care, a community of the Auto Care Association, has named TechForce Foundation CEO Jennifer Maher as its Auto Care Woman of the Year. The 2019 Women of

Student profile: Daimler Trucks North America ‘Finish First’ scholarship recipient Twyla

  Student receives Daimler Trucks North America ‘Finish First’ scholarship   Meet Twyla. Thanks to TechForce Foundation’s “Daimler Trucks North America ‘Finish First’ MSAT” Scholarship, Twyla completed her advanced technician training earlier this summer and is now pursuing her dream of a career as a professional transportation technician.   TechForce Foundation heard from Twyla before

TechForce Foundation announces sponsorship of TMCFutureTech skills competition

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TechForce Foundation® announces sponsorship of TMCFutureTech skills competition for 3rd straight year Expands support of nationwide competition for students in diesel technician programs SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., August 15, 2019 — TechForce Foundation®, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with the mission to champion students to and through their education and into careers as professional technicians in

FedEx Freight and TechForce Announce New Sponsorship

                        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   FedEx® Freight Supports TechForce Foundation®’s FutureTech Success® Campaign The company joins the growing industry-wide initiative to close the skills gap and fuel the next generation of technicians   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., July 23, 2019 — FedEx Freight is joining forces

AMSOIL supports students through TechForce scholarships

Meet the Recipients of TechForce Foundation’s AMSOIL Scholarships Thank you, AMSOIL, for your support for future technicians!   DRIVING TOMORROW’S WORKFORCE OF TECHNICIANS Madeline says, “I love living on the Gulf, and I have always been passionate about working with my hands. In high school I went to a tech school and loved every minute