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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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

TechForce to deliver keynotes at Women in Automotive conference

  TechForce Foundation and its Partners to Deliver Two Keynote Presentations at Women in Automotive Conference   TechForce Foundation and its partners are scheduled to deliver back to back keynote presentations later this month on the main stage at the Women in Automotive national conference. The June 25 keynote presentations include a 30 minute panel

TechForce launches STEM Center series at Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction

This article orginally appeared on June 10, 2019 here>>   Barrett-Jackson’s Connecticut event becomes even more family-friendly Don’t leave the kids behind if you’re thinking of coming to the 4th Annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast Auction at Mohegan Sun in Connecticut! This year’s event kicks off with Shell Family Day/Preview Day on Wednesday, June 26. There’s

TechForce Foundation funds CREF scholarship winners

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Brandon Eckenrode, Collision Repair Education Foundation Director of Development (312) 231-0258   TECHFORCE FOUNDATION AND COLLISION REPAIR EDUCATION FOUNDATION ANNOUNCE SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS   Hoffman Estates, Ill. – May 28, 2019 – TechForce Foundation, in partnership with the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF), awarded three collision repair students with scholarships funded