Trade Schools & Trade Associations

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Schools & Associations

Advanced Technology Institute
Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association
Associated Industries of Florida
Associated Industries of Massachusetts
Associated Industries of Missouri
Bates Technical College
Dakota County Technical College
Georgia Association of Manufacturers
Hinds Community College
Illinois Manfacturers' Association
Johnson College
Kentucky Association of Manufacturers
Lake Area Technical Institute
Lancaster County Career & Technology Center
Lincoln Tech
Lone Star College
Manhattan Area Technical College
Manufacture Alabama
Michigan Manufacturers Association
Mississippi Manufacturers Association
Mitchell Technical Institute
New Jersey Business and Industry Association
New York Automotive and Diesel Institute
North American Trade Schools
North Central Kansas Technical College
Pennsylvania College of Technology
Portland Community College
Randolph Technical Career Center
Sabin-Schellenberg Center
Salina Area Technical College
Southwest University at El Paso
Southwest Wisconsin Technical College
State Technical College of Missouri
Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
The Ohio Manufacturer’s Association
University of Northwestern Ohio
Western Technical College

Advanced Technology Institute

auto.edu

Virginia Beach, Virginia

Advanced Technology Institute offers hands-on programs in Automotive Technology, Heavy Vehicle, Commercial Driving, HVAC/Refrigeration, and Maritime Welding.

Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association

The Alabama Automotive Manufacturers Association (AAMA) was formed in 2001 to provide a forum for interaction among automotive companies in Alabama, to share information among its members and to provide an awareness of manufacturing trends, techniques and concerns.

Leadership

Ron Davis, President

Associated Industries of Florida

http://aif.com/

Tallahassee, Florida

Known as “The Voice of Florida Business” in the Sunshine State, Associated Industries of Florida (AIF) has represented the principles of prosperity and free enterprise before the three branches of state government since 1920.

Leadership

Tom Feeney, President

Associated Industries of Massachusetts

https://www.aimnet.org/

Burlington, Massachusetts

Associated Industries of Massachusetts (AIM) is the pre-eminent statewide employer association, serving the needs of all types of employers through public-policy advocacy, resources and community.

Leadership

John Regan, President & CEO

Associated Industries of Missouri

https://www.voiceofmobusiness.com

Jefferson City, Missouri

Our mission is to promote a favorable business climate for business, manufacturing and industry by empowering members through communications, education and advocacy before the legislature, administrative agencies and the public.

Leadership

Ray McCarty, President & CEO

Bates Technical College

batestech.edu

Tacoma, Washington

Bates Technical College enriches our diverse communities by inspiring student learning, challenging greater achievement, and educating for employment. With Bates as your educational partner, you can transform yourself.

Leadership

Dr. Lin Zhou, President

Dakota County Technical College

dctc.edu

Rosemount, Minnesota

The mission of Dakota County Technical College is to provide collegiate-level education for employment that will empower individuals to enhance their opportunities for career advancement and success in a global economy.

Leadership

Michael Berndt, Interim President

Georgia Association of Manufacturers

https://www.gamfg.org/

Atlanta, Georgia

GAM is the statewide trade association that represents all of Georgia's manufacturing businesses in legislative, regulatory and public relations matters.

Leadership

Ray Bowen, President

Hinds Community College

hindscc.edu

Raymond, Mississippi

The mission of Hinds Community College, a public comprehensive community college, is to offer high quality education through relevant and diverse programs and resources for persons with various interests and abilities.

Leadership

Dr. Clyde Muse, President

Illinois Manfacturers' Association

http://ima-net.org/

Oak Brook, Illinois

The IMA’s mission is to strengthen the economic, social, environmental and governmental conditions for manufacturing and allied enterprises in the state of Illinois, resulting in an enlarged business base and increased employment.

Leadership

Mark Denzler, President and CEO

Johnson College

johnson.edu

Scranton, Pennsylvania

Johnson College provides real-world, hands-on learning in a caring environment and prepares graduates to enter into or advance in their careers.

Leadership

Katie Leonard, Ed.D., President & CEO

Kentucky Association of Manufacturers

https://kam.us.com/

Frankfort, Kentucky

KAM’s mission is to create, support, and protect a manufacturing-friendly environment for the Commonwealth through advocacy; workforce development, education & training; and cost-saving benefits for members.

Leadership

Lee Lingo, Executive Director

Lake Area Technical Institute

lakeareatech.edu

Watertown, South Dakota

Lake Area Technical Institute: superior, comprehensive technical education that changes lives and launches careers.

Leadership

Michael Cartney, President

Lancaster County Career & Technology Center

lancasterctc.edu

Willow Street, Pennsylvania

Prepare people for skilled, innovative and productive careers.

Leadership

Dr. Michael Leichliter, Superintendent of Record

Lincoln Tech

lincolntech.edu/

West Orange, New Jersey

Lincoln's mission is to provide superior education and training to our students for in-demand careers in a supportive, accessible learning environment, transforming student's lives and adding value to their communities.

Leadership

Scott M. Shaw, Chief Executive Officer and President

Lone Star College

lonestar.edu/

The Woodlands, Texas

Lone Star College System provides comprehensive educational opportunities and programs to enrich lives.

Leadership

Stephen C. Head, Ph.D. Chancellor

Manhattan Area Technical College

manhattantech.edu

Manhattan, Kansas

Manhattan Area Technical College provides high quality technical, general, and adult education to prepare individuals to pursue technologically advanced careers and lead productive lives in a dynamic and diverse global environment.

Leadership

James Genandt, President & CEO

Manufacture Alabama

Manufacture Alabama is the only trade association in the state dedicated exclusively to the competitive, legislative, regulatory and operational interests and needs of manufacturers and their partner industries and businesses.

Leadership

George Clark, President

Michigan Manufacturers Association

https://mimfg.org/

Lansing, Michigan

The Michigan Manufacturers Association (MMA) is the state’s leading advocate focused solely on securing a prosperous future for Michigan manufacturers through effective advocacy, meaningful education and strategic business services.

Leadership

Chuck Hadden, President & CEO

Mississippi Manufacturers Association

https://mma-web.org/

Jackson, Mississippi

The Mississippi Manufacturers Association is committed to enhancing manufacturing in Mississippi by supporting and championing programs and legislation that create the ideal environment for present and future manufacturers while operating in an ethical and professional manner.

Leadership

John McKay, President & CEO

Mitchell Technical Institute

mitchelltech.edu

Mitchell, South Dakota

Chartered in 1966, Mitchell Technical Institute opened in September 1968 as part of a statewide system of four technical institutes. More than 18,000 students have graduated since that time.

Leadership

Mark Wilson, President

New Jersey Business and Industry Association

https://www.njbia.org/

Trenton, New Jersey

New Jersey will reclaim its stature as the innovation state; the home of economic vitality, business prosperity, workforce skill excellence and a great quality of life so that NJBIA members can grow and sustain.

Leadership

Michelle Siekerka, President & CEO

New York Automotive and Diesel Institute

nyadi.edu/

Jamaica, New York

NYADI THE COLLEGE OF TRANSPORTATION TECHNOLGY’s mission is to provide educational opportunity to students from non-traditional backgrounds who have been underrepresented in higher education and to provide these students with the technical skills and knowledge necessary for successful career entry, development and advancement.

Leadership

Patrick Hart, President

North American Trade Schools

natradeschools.edu/

Baltimore, Maryland

For more than 30 years, North American Trade Schools in Maryland has known that the most important career decision you’ll make is seeking out worthwhile training. Whether you want to explore options in a different field or expand your expertise in your current position, NATS has a program that will help you today.

Leadership

Rex Spaulding, President.

North Central Kansas Technical College

ncktc.edu

Beloit, Kansas

Strong futures start here. With hands-on learning, qualified instructors, and internship opportunities, you will develop critical expertise in any chosen career before actually graduating. No matter what life you are trying to create, we are here to help build a strong foundation.

Leadership

Eric Burks, President

Pennsylvania College of Technology

pct.edu/

Williamsport, Pennsylvania

Equipped with hands-on knowledge and the full-on college experience, our tomorrow-minded students are building the lives they want.

Leadership

Dr. Davie Jane Gilmour, President

Portland Community College

pcc.edu

Portland, Oregon

We aim to educate a skilled workforce, prepare students to successfully transfer to four-year schools, enrich the community through lifelong learning, build a greener workforce and shrink our carbon footprint, and be a sound financial steward of public dollars.

Leadership

Mark Mitsui, President

Randolph Technical Career Center

orangesouthwest.org/

Randolph, Vermont

The Mission of RTCC is to provide students with a challenging academic and technical education in a supportive, engaging, and respectful environment. Students learn the skills to be responsible, productive citizens who are able to take advantage of educational and career opportunities now and in the future.

Leadership

Jason Gingold, Director

Sabin-Schellenberg Center

Educating passionate leaders through creative and relevant professional experiences.

Leadership

Karen Phillips, Principal

Salina Area Technical College

salinatech.edu

Salina, Kansas

Salina Tech offers technical certificates and associate degrees housed in our state-of-the-art training facilities. You are the center of our existence and your aspirations can become a reality at SATC.

Leadership

Greg Nichols, President

Southwest University at El Paso

southwestuniversity.edu/

El Paso, Texas

The mission of Southwest University at El Paso is to provide exceptional career and technical training, promote intellectual growth, critical examination and informed understanding through general education and a commitment to educational excellence strengthened by quality instruction, a positive learning environment and the integration of emerging technologies to enable students to achieve their potential, participate in new employment opportunities and continue to be lifelong learners.

Leadership

Yolanda Arriola, President

Southwest Wisconsin Technical College

swtc.edu

Fennimore, Wisconsin

We improve lives through excellence in learning. We strive for all of our students to succeed in compelling careers and make positive and impactful contributions to their local communities.

Leadership

ason S. Wood, Ph.D., President

State Technical College of Missouri

statetechmo.edu

Osage County, Missouri

The State Technical College of Missouri prepares students for profitable employment and a life of learning.

Leadership

Dr. Shawn Strong, President

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology

stevenscollege.edu

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology is a premier residential, two-year, accredited technical college that educates Pennsylvania’s economically and socially disadvantaged as well as other qualified students for skilled employment in a diverse, ever-changing workforce and for full, effective participation as citizens.

Leadership

William Griscom, Ed.D., President

The Ohio Manufacturer’s Association

https://www.ohiomfg.com/

Columbus, Ohio

To protect and grow Ohio manufacturing. Helping Ohio manufacturers drive down the cost of doing business.

Leadership

Eric Burkland, President

University of Northwestern Ohio

unoh.edu/

Lima, Ohio

The University of Northwestern Ohio is an entrepreneurial, not-for-profit institution of higher learning, preparing students for careers and productive citizenship that encompass the business, professional, corporate, and technological communities by providing quality education and training in response to the needs and aspirations of our constituents.

Leadership

Dr. Jeffrey A. Jarvis, President

Western Technical College

westerntc.edu/

La Crosse, Wisconsin

Western Technical College provides relevant, high quality education, in a collaborative and sustainable environment that changes the lives of students and grows our communities.

Leadership

Roger Stanford, President

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