LEESBURG, VA, January 19, 2017 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) launched four new ASE practice tests today. The new practice tests are for the Medium/Heavy Truck series covering the specialty areas of the Diesel Engines (T2), Brakes (T4), Electrical/Electronic Systems (T6) and Preventive Maintenance Inspection (T8) tests. ASE Practice Tests for the remaining four tests in this series will be available later this year.
LEESBURG, VA, January 18, 2017 – The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) has announced its new officers and directors for 2017. The new Chair is Chris Chesney, Senior Director, Customer Training, Advance Auto Parts - CARQUEST Technical Institute. Other officers are Treasurer, Ron Kato, Technical and Body Training Manager, Toyota Motor North America; Secretary, Tim Zilke, President & CEO, ASE; and Past Chair, Holly Gerke, Director of Technical Training, Penske Truck Leasing.
LEESBURG, Virginia, January 10, 2017 – The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) today announced five new members of the Board of Trustees for 2017. New trustees are Michael Godson, Professor, Clark College, Vancouver, Washington; Todd Helms, Senior Vice President, Genuine Parts Co., Atlanta, Georgia; Tim Lawrence, Executive Director, SkillsUSA, Leesburg, Virginia; Pat McCormick, High School Auto Career Development, Ford Motor Company, Allen Park, Michigan; and Heather Robertson, Director, Talent Acquisition, Bridgestone Retail Operations, Nashville, Tennessee.
LEESBURG, Virginia, January 10, 2017 - Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) today announced the officers for its 2017 Board of Directors. Dave Zellers, Vice President, Service and Parts Support, Toyota Motors North America, Torrance, California, serves as Chair; Vice-Chair is Mark Miller, Global Director, Dealer Service & Warranty Operations, General Motors, Warren, Michigan. Treasurer is Lenora Jackson, Manager, Technical Training Operations, American Honda Motor Co., Torrance, California, and Secretary is Tim Zilke, President & CEO, ASE, Leesburg, Virginia.
ASE names officers for Board of Directors and elects two to Board of Governors.
LEESBURG, Virginia, January 9, 2017 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has announced the officers for its Board of Directors for 2017 and has elected two additions to its Board of Governors. The new Chair is Jeff Walker, Owner, Walker’s Automotive Service in Pleasantville, New Jersey. Ted Hayes, Owner, Hayes Chrysler Dodge Jeep in Lawrenceville, Georgia, is Vice Chair; Tom Trisdale, General Manager, Customer Quality Services, Toyota Motor North America in Torrance, California, is Treasurer; and Bobby Bassett, Manager of Training Automotive Aftermarket, North America, Gates Corporation in Ridgeland, Mississippi, is Secretary. Mike Durkin, General Director, Retail Dealer Channel, GM Customer Care & Aftersales in Grand Blanc, Michigan, serves as Past Chair.
Leesburg, VA, November 28, 2016 – Forty-five automotive professionals were recognized on November 16, 2016, at the Fall Board of Governors meeting of the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) held at the Embassy Suites in Concord, North Carolina.
LEESBURG, VA, October 12, 2016 – The Automotive Training Managers Council (ATMC) has announced the winners of the prestigious 2016 ATMC National Excellence in Training Awards, naming the submission by KPA as the Grand Award winner with awards also going to the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium and NAPA Auto Parts.
LEESBURG, VA, September 2016 – The National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) has developed an online guide targeted toward automotive technicians who are interested in transitioning to an instructor role. The guide covers such teaching topics as lesson planning, lesson delivery, student assessment and useful resources for new instructors. The NATEF New Instructor Guide, which is available free to all instructors, was developed through a grant from Ingersoll Rand.
LEESBURG, VA, September 8, 2016 – The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) has launched a new consumer education initiative, along with a video contest to help answer the question “what is ASE and why is it important to drivers?”
August 24, 2016, Leesburg, VA – The ASE Industry Education Alliance held its 3rd annual instructor conference last month in Concord, NC. With more than 300 automotive instructors, industry trainers and leaders in attendance, the conference offered three full days of training that count toward an instructor’s NATEF accreditation. Industry leaders, including both OEs and aftermarkets, supported the instructor conference, which ran from July 25th through 29th.
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