Friday, 14 January 2022 13:03

CCC’s Classroom Enhancement Grants Through CREF Help Improve Collision School Programs

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CCC Intelligent Solutions Inc. is proud to announce the recipients of two individual Classroom Enhancement Grants, totaling $15,000, awarded through the Collision Repair Education Foundation (CREF).

The awarded educational facilities will use these funds to enhance their collision repair training programs and equip students with the tools they need for a successful career in collision repair.


Duncanville High School in Duncanville, TX, received a $9,000 grant, and Central Montco Technical High School in Plymouth Meeting, PA, received a $6,000 grant.


“There are critical hiring shortages in the collision repair industry, and CCC is proud to provide access to technology to advance the education and training of tomorrow’s repair professionals," said Senior Vice President and General Manager of OEM & New Ventures, CCC Intelligent Solutions, Andreas Hecht. "We are proud to support CREF and its commitment to excellence and building awareness for successful collision industry career opportunities.”

CCC’s Classroom Enhancement Grants are designed to assist schools’ collision repair programs with classroom materials, such as electronics, tools, furniture and other items, to ensure students pursuing a career in collision repair have access to a professional learning environment and are prepared to successfully enter the workforce upon graduation.


CCC is a founding member of CREF. For additional information, visit cccis.com.


Industry members interested in supporting CREF's efforts to assist secondary and post-secondary collision repair training programs should contact Brandon Eckenrode, director of development, at 312-231-0258 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.


Source: CREF