Collision Repair Program Receives $1000 Grant

Collision Repair Technology Instructor, Steve Parke, accepts the $1,000 grant check from The Collision Repair Education Foundation

Collision Repair Technology Instructor, Steve Parke, accepts the $1,000 grant check from The Collision Repair Education Foundation

The Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) Collision Repair Technology program was selected as a recipient of a $1,000 Collision Repair Education Foundation grant during the 2017 – 2018 school year. Collision Repair Education Foundation grants are supported by donations from industry partners and local Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-Car) committee fundraising activities. The grant program is designed to help collision programs get the tools, equipment and supplies to increase their capabilities.

“I am honored that we were chosen for this grant,” said Steve Parke, EASTERN’s Collision Repair Technology Instructor. “EASTERN works hard to provide state-of-the-art education to our students and this allows us to better accomplish our mission. This grant will cover the costs of our I-Car enhanced curriculum.”

The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to supporting collision repair educational programs, schools, and students to create qualified, entry-level employees and connect them with an array of career opportunities.

EASTERN Collision Repair Technology students benefit from a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience needed to carry out repairs on motor vehicles. Students benefit from the use of I-Car enhanced curriculum. To learn more about Collision Repair Technology at EASTERN, please visit www.eastech.org/eastern-programs/col.

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