Over 350 high school and post-secondary instructors from around the country will be attending the ASE Instructor Training Conference hosted by the ASE Education Foundation. These instructors are teaching the next generation of professional service technicians who will service the vehicles of today and tomorrow, as well as other future transportation service needs.
With the federal government investing over $1.2 billion annually in career and technical education, the conference will focus on the educational opportunities available for students at technical schools, as well as two and four-year universities and also the benefits of choosing a career as a professional service technician.
The conference will feature 60 sessions conducted by professional trainers from prominent automotive and transportation companies, including General Motors (GM), Toyota and Federal Express and will highlight the business/industry/education partnerships that are forming to help support the next generation of professional service technicians.
“The ASE Instructor Training Conference is a valuable forum for instructors nationwide to interact, share best practices and learn about the latest advancements in service and repair,” said Mike Coley, president, ASE Education Foundation. “The conference is also a wonderful opportunity for educators to hear from industry partners who are helping schools with their automotive educational programs, as well as learn about scholarships and financial assistance available to students seeking a career in the automotive, heavy-duty and collision repair fields.