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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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

Arkansas Trucking Association awards scholarships supported by TechForce Foundation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 1, 2019   Arkansas Trucking Association announces technician scholarship recipients   LITTLE ROCK, ARK. – The Arkansas Trucking Association is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the Carl Tapp Memorial Scholarship Fund. High school seniors Ryan McKnight of West Fork High School and Clint VanPoucke of Elkins High School

Techforce Foundation Announces 2019 FutureTechs Rock Awards Winners

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Techforce Foundation Announces 2019 FutureTechs Rock Awards Winners Ten automotive, diesel, motorcycle and collision repair technician students recognized for outstanding contributions as role models at school and in their communities.   April 17, 2019 – SCOTTSDALE, AZ — TechForce Foundation announces the 2019 FutureTechs Rock Awards Grand Prize Winner is

Haynes North America Joins Futuretech Success® Campaign

          FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   HAYNES NORTH AMERICA JOINS FUTURETECH SUCCESS® CAMPAIGN Worldwide Leader in Vehicle Repair and Maintenance Manuals Announces Support for Industry-Wide Effort to Fuel the Next Generation of Mobility Technicians   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — April 10, 2019 — Haynes North America, Inc. has committed $50,000 in in-kind support

FutureTech Success Welcomes First Marine Sector Partner

  FUTURETECH SUCCESS® CAMPAIGN WELCOMES FIRST MARINE SECTOR PARTNER   Read Marine Retailers Association of the Americas (MRAA) Vice President Liz Walz’s Letter of support for TechForce Foundation®‘s FutureTech Success campaign below:   March 21, 2019   Dear Friends,   It’s no secret that the marine industry is faced with a severe shortage of qualified

CarMax Joins Campaign to End Technician Shortage

        FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   CARMAX SIGNS ON TO SUPPORT TECHFORCE FOUNDATION®’S FUTURETECH SUCCESS® CAMPAIGN Partnership to support industry-wide initiative to address technician shortage   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — March 18, 2019 — With the transportation industry’s growing demand for technicians, CarMax is partnering with TechForce Foundation on its FutureTech Success campaign in

TechForce grant funds brand new FASE hydrogen fuel cell competition

      FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   TechForce Foundation and FASE team-up to bring Hydrogen Fuel Cell Car Competition to Denver area schools   SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — February 26th, 2019 TechForce Foundation has just announced a grant to the Foundation for Advanced Stem Education (FASE), the first received by the newly-founded organization. FASE is focused