2011 AYES Training Conference Scheduled for Seattle -

2011 AYES Training Conference Scheduled for Seattle

"School of Excellence” awards for implementation of all components of AYES’ school-to-career model, and “100 Club” recognition for schools placing 100 or more interns during their participation in the AYES mentoring program, will be presented during the conference.

LEESBURG, VA  Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) will hold their 2011 Conference July 18-22 in Seattle, WA, in conjunction with Shoreline Community College.

The conference will feature one day of training and seminars on the AYES school-to-career process and three days of hands-on technical training organized by the staff and industry partners of Shoreline Community College.

“The 2011 AYES Training Conference will offer instructors the opportunity to receive credits toward their continuing education requirements for technical training, and attendees will gain greater skills at working the AYES model with dealers, business and education councils and other stakeholders,” said Chuck Roberts, AYES President & CEO.

AYES training sessions will be held at the Red Lion Hotel on Fifth Avenue in Seattle on Monday, July 18th, with the technical training sessions at Shoreline Community College July 19-21.

Additional details and registration information is available on the AYES website at www.ayes.org.

AYES has arranged for special room rates at the Red Lion Hotel. Attendees should book their rooms directly with the Red Lion at 206-971-8000 and mention the 2011 AYES Technical Conference to get the special rate. Transportation between the Red Lion and Shoreline Community College will be provided.

As in past years, “School of Excellence” awards for implementation of all components of AYES’ school-to-career model, and “100 Club” recognition for schools placing 100 or more interns during their participation in the AYES mentoring program, will be presented during the conference.

About AYES
Automotive Youth Educational Systems (AYES) is a partnership among participating automotive manufacturers, participating dealerships, and select secondary automotive programs. It’s designed to encourage young people to consider satisfying careers in retail automotive service and to prepare them for entry-level career positions or advanced studies in automotive technology. AYES has partnered with 341 schools nationwide.

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