02/04/2019 by Val D'Anna

At the end of the school day, many educators leave the high schools and community colleges where they teach collision repair and go right back into the classroom to teach I-CAR® courses to industry students. Educators already represent a major segment of I-CAR’s part-time instructor workforce, and we’d like to sign up more. This blog shines a spotlight on several of these multi-tasking educators who offer valuable insights about the benefits of their double roles.

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11/26/2018 by Val D’Anna

It is a truth educators universally acknowledge that high school students with online access to I-CAR® courses are no more likely to do homework. They are definitely logging on after school, but it’s to download music from Spotify or to check out Facebook postings. They’re not launching “Intro to Vehicle Parts Terminology,” that is, unless they are in David Weaver’s collision repair class at Applied Technology Education Campus in Camden, South Carolina.

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08/01/2018 by Val D'Anna

The problem is not what to say about Neal Grover. The problem is what to leave out of his story as an educator, which starts in the 1960s. There just isn’t enough space here. His abundant accomplishments and awards. Trails he blazed and “firsts” he reached. His early championing of I-CAR® that accelerated its use in Utah. And, of course, the countless students he trained and inspired at his alma mater, Salt Lake Community College, and in industry.

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