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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Women Techs Rock: How Sunstate tech Dee Lease learned to follow her heart

This technician spotlight is published as part of TechForce Foundation’s diversity initiatives. Help us find other women technicians to highlight in Women Techs Rock. Get started at TechForce.org/WomenTechStories Technician: Dara “Dee” Lease Employer: Sunstate Equipment Age: 31 Who is Dee Lease? Raised by a single mother, Dee Lease understood the importance–and difficulty–of independence from an

Under The Hood | June 2021

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR  JUNE 2021: WOMEN TECHS SHARE STORIES | CARMAX CAREER DAY | CRC TICKET GIVEAWAY | WELCOME MARK FERNER | MIGHTY AUTO PARTS PARTNERSHIP | CARS YEAH! WINNER INTERVIEWS | CELEBRITY CAR NAME | DONATE YOUR VEHICLE, BOAT, MOTORCYCLE, TRUCK… Calling all women technicians: Share your story! Only 2.5% of

The Ultimate Guide to Transportation Technician Careers

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

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 |

RELEASE: 2021 FutureTechs Rock Grand Prize Winner

TechForce Foundation® Announces 2021 FutureTechs Rock AwardsTM Grand Prize Winner Ten transportation technician students recognized for outstanding contributions as role models at school and in their communities May 11, 2021 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ — TechForce Foundation announces the 2021 FutureTechs Rock Awards Grand Prize Winner is Zander Worm, a high school senior from Copper Country Intermediate School

RELEASE: Finalists announced and public Grand Prize Vote open in 2021 FutureTechs Rock Awards

Finalists were selected from eligible nominations by industry expert judges. Each will receive prizes valued over $1,200 from TechForce partners including WD-40, AutoZone, Ford Motor Company, Cengage Learning, Advance Auto Parts, FedEx Freight and CRC Industries. The Grand Prize Winner as chosen by this week’s public vote will also receive a $1,000 TechForce Scholarship and

Under The Hood | April 2021

TOPICS IN UNDER THE HOOD FOR APRIL 2021: FutureTechs Rock Awards | Join TechForce’s Peer Network | John Weinberger Driven to Care Legacy Scholarship | Harbor Freight Teacher Excellence Prize | New Partners: CADIA & STEAM Sports Foundations | TechForce Scholarship | NC3 and SkillsUSA signing days Nominate a student for the FutureTechs Rock Awards

RELEASE: Nominations for 2021 FutureTechs Rock Awards now open

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

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