Montgomery County Board of Education honors WANADA
WANADA was one of 14 organizations and individuals to receive a 2014 Distinguished Service Award from the Montgomery County Board of Education this month. The Board created the awards to recognize contributions to public education and show appreciation to members of the community, businesses, Montgomery County Public Schools staff and school volunteers.
For almost four decades, WANADA has provided financial support and human resources to the Montgomery County Students Automotive Trades Foundation. In 1978, the association teamed up with other businesses to create the ATF with the goal of developing productive business partnerships with Montgomery County Public Schools. WANADA offers feedback on auto industry trends to ATF to ensure an updated curriculum for its students. WANADA also actively participate in career development activities and introduces students to potential dealer employers for careers in auto service technology, customer sales and industry management.
In recent years, the MCPS program, now operating in several high schools, has acted as a feeder program for WANADAês Auto Dealer Education Institute Technician Development Program at Montgomery College in Rockville, Maryland.Download Bulletin PDF