HOFFMAN ESTATES, IL – November 9, 2016 –The Collision Repair Education Foundation is proud to announce Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center as the recipient of the CCC Information Services Inc. (CCC) Classroom Enhancement Grant. Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center in Tonawanda, NY will receive an $11,000 grant that will assist the school with collision-related classroom materials such as electronics, classroom furniture, and other items to ensure students have a professional learning environment. Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center was eligible for this award by applying for the 2016 Collision Repair Education Foundation’s Ultimate Collision Education Makeover grant. CCC has been a member of the Collision Repair Education Foundation since 1993.
“As new technologies and materials continue to make their way into vehicles, the collision repair process gets more complex,” said Mary Jo Prigge, President, Services Operations, CCC. “Equipping classrooms with the tools and technologies they need to learn in this evolving environment is extremely important to adequately prepare students for their future in the collision repair indsutry. CCC is honored to work with the Collision Repair Education Foundation and to support Erie 1 BOCES Kenton Career & Technical Center.”
For additional information about CCC, please visit www.cccis.com. Industry members interested in joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s supporters and assist secondary and post-secondary collision school programs should contact Director of Development Brandon Eckenrode at 847.463.5244 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.
The Collision Repair Education Foundation, founded in 1991, is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to securing donations that support philanthropic and collision repair education activities that promote and enhance career opportunities in the industry. For information on how to donate to programs supported by the Education Foundation visit us online: www.CollisionEducationFoundation.org.