Every Program must have metrics which can be analyzed and reported to ensure continued support.
Automotive Program Support
- Foundation Sponsored Student Scholarships
- Corporate Automotive Student Scholarships
- Foundation Sponsored Automotive Educator Training Grants/Scholarships
- NACAT Conference Exchange Program
- Manufacturer Specific Training Grants/Scholarships
- Trainer/Speaker Scholarships
Development of "Guide to Transportation Technology Education in the United States and Canada". The guide will be comprised of a directory of secondary and post-secondary transportation technology programs in the United States and Canada, listing program concentrations, phone numbers, and e-mail addresses. Once created, the guide will be made freely available to transportation technology students so that they may have more information available when selecting their schooling location.
Hour of Automotive Technology
Grants/Sponsorship for Student Competitions
Grants to create educational materials which would be property/co-property of the Foundation (via the PBS/NOVA model). Development and dissemination of multimedia educational resources such as radio or video pieces, websites, printed guides and animations.
Development and implementation of educational exhibits or displays in technology museums, science centers, libraries, and other public venues – to increase automotive technology awareness to the next generation of educators and technicians.
- Equipment Donations
- Grants for Curriculum Development (metrics are test scores from schools given grants)
- Grants for development of Curriculum aids for learning and/or physically disabled students and/or instructors. / School Enrichment
- Development of and support for education and outreach collaborations between automotive industry executives / development engineers and educators.
- Promote improved student achievement by rewarding class room teacher grants for creative, innovative teaching techniques and programs (determined by pre and post test data).