During the past year, we worked closely with NATEF
to make certain our program meets strict industry standards, and now we are delighted to continue in the ranks of NATEF
and ASE accredited training programs," said COD Automotive Technology Coordinator Tom Robertson.
NATEF also noted of CTE that, "CTE supports strong economic competitiveness by helping secondary and post-secondary education programs increase student engagement, improve math, science and literacy skills, meet America's workforce needs, and meet employer demands for highly skilled workers.
Both AHRI and NATEF are Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) National Affiliate Organization members, and both understand the importance of GTE in ensuring their industries have a well-prepared workforce.
Parkside High School in Salisbury, Maryland, is among the programs with NATEF certification.