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As a benefit of being ASE certified, you receive ASE’s award-winning newsletter, ASE Blue Seal Tech News, which features news and announcements about ASE products and services, industry events, tech tips, and more. You also get all the latest information on ASE Test Registration, the ASE Online Store, and other topics. It’s free, informative, and keeps you in the loop!

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Fall / Winter 2017 - Download this issue.

  • ATMC Training Benchmark Survey
  • ASE's New Testing Platform
  • Interview with technician Joseph Domer

Spring / Summer 2017 - Download this issue.

  • 4 New Practice Tests for Truck Series.
  • IAS E-Learning Program
  • New ASE Drivers Site is Live

Summer 2016 - Download this issue.

  • There's an Industry Problem on the Horizon that Requires Your Help.
  • Did You Know ASE Accredits Training Programs for Working Industry Professionals?
  • Infographic: Spotlight on Training Benchmarks

Spring 2016 - Download this issue.

  • ASE to Help You Drive Customers to Your Bays
  • Businesses Benefit from ASE Certification
  • We've got the Solutions to Your Employment Needs!

Winter 2016 - Download this issue.

  • New Requirements for Master Truck Techs
  • Ask a Subject Matter Expert (SME)
  • New ASE Practice Tests: L1

Fall 2015 - Download this issue.

  • Test Your Skills: ASE Crossword Puzzle
  • 10 Tips for Winter Service
  • How-To Maintain Your ASE Certifications

Summer 2015 - Download this issue.

  • A look into how ASE tests are created
  • ASE Industry Education Alliance and the next generation of professionals.
  • New composite vehicle booklet for the L1 Test

Spring 2015 - Download this issue.

  • Q&A with Master Collision Technician Cesar Rodriguez
  • 2015 ASE Update
  • New EPA-Approved Section 609 Refrigerant Recovery and Recycling Review and Quiz Program

Fall 2014 - Download this issue.

  • New Hybrid/Electric Specialist Certification Testing
  • Q&A with Master Technician Steve Keeney
  • Recognizing ASE Parts Specialists

Summer 2014 - Download this issue.

  • Q&A with Master Technician Lloyd Koppes
  • Refrigerant Round-up
  • ASE Light Diesel Certification

Spring 2014 - Download this issue.

  • Q&A with Master Technician Andrew Libert
  • Meeting Industry Needs
  • Focusing on the Future: A New ASE Certification

Fall 2013 - Download this issue.

  • Q&A with Kasey Kahne
  • The ROI of ASE
  • What's Next? New Test

Summer 2013 - Download this issue.

  • ASE G1 certification now available
  • Pro tips for certification
  • How to manage your time when taking ASE tests

Spring 2013 - Download this issue.

  • ASE launches webinar series
  • ASE testing schedule
  • ASE introduces new certification specialty
  • Profile: ASE certs open doors
Winter 2012 - Download this issue.
  • Tips for getting the most testing choices
  • ASE test taking tips
  • The ASE Industry Education Alliance
  • Profile: Computer-Based Testing — The right tool for the task

Fall 2012 – Download this issue.

  • High marks for new program
  • ASE testing schedule
  • Quick and easy registration
  • A/C service rules to change
  • Profile: Show the world
  • ASE Industry Education Alliance recognizes donors

Spring 2012 – Download this issue.

  • Enhanced myASE rolls out
  • Industry Education Alliance announced
  • Top technicians honored
  • 2012 testing calendar
  • NATEF's new program model
  • NA3SA spring testing

Winter 2011 – Download this issue.

  • ASE moves completely to CBT
  • FAQS about CBT

Summer 2011 – Download this issue.

  • ASE launches new website
  • Enhanced myASE
  • CTE Career Gateway

Winter 2010 – Download this issue.

  • Launch of ASE’s Online Practice Tests
  • Summary of Web-based test prep resources
  • Update on ASE's New Maintenance & Inspection Program
  • NATEF News (incl. New E-Learning Standards Training Program) and more

Summer 2010 – Download this issue.

  • Improvements to myASE
  • ASE Joins Social Networking Sites
  • Sunsetting of Some ASE Tests
  • Hometown Racing (photo)
  • NATEF News (incl. School Visit by Jill Biden, 2010 Donors, ETL Training Schedule), and more.