LEESBURG, Va. — The ASE Education Foundation has canceled its Instructor Training Conference — scheduled July 14-17 in Frisco, Texas — over concerns about the COVID-19 pandemic.
The annual conference provides training to high school and college instructors from auto, truck and collision repair programs nationwide.
The 2021 ASE Instructor Training Conference will be held July 26-29 in Concord, N.C.
Mike Coley, ASE Education Foundation president, said the group's "top priority is the safety of the participating instructors, technical presenters and other attendees. We wish them all good health and look forward to convening with them at the next conference."
The ASE Education Foundation has released a list of free e-learning resources provided by more than 30 industry partners. Instructors at ASE- accredited programs may apply up to five hours of training on delivering distance learning toward this year's 20-hour training requirement.
The ASE Education Foundation works with more than 2,300 automotive technology training programs and more than 50,000 students nationally to help create a viable workforce through standards and credentials for institutions, organizations and individuals.