ATEC News: Feb/March 2019
Annual Conference: Last Call!
The aviation maintenance education community is making final preparations to convene in Wichita, March 17-20. More than 200 instructors, administrators, career services personnel, designated mechanic examiners, company recruiters and workforce development professionals will attend the only event dedicated to aviation maintenance technician education.

For a full brief on this year's program, see the article running in AMT Magazine, ATEC Heads to Wichita.

If you have not registered yet, there is still time. The deadline to ensure inclusion in printed materials is this Wednesday, March 6. Opportunities are still available to attend, exhibit , and recruit.
The program includes one day of main stage panels, one day of targeted breakout content, and one day of local sightseeing for the aviation enthusiast. Take a peek at the agenda and see there's something for everyone . Read more.
Attendee List
Get the list of registered instructors, administrators, career services personnel, designated mechanic examiners, recruiters and workforce professionals. And confirm you're on it! Read more.
Career Fair
Current students and prospective employees are invited to the first annual ATEC Career Fair. The event is free, advance registration is required. Read more.
Employer Link
The Employer Link is a unique event intended to connect employers with students, educators, and administrators from aviation technical programs from around the country. Employers may participate through sponsorship. Read more.
Conference Action Items
English Training Survey
A recent webinar addressed English training for aviation maintenance . A conference breakout will facilitate a follow-on conversation. All AMTS representatives are asked to take part by completing a short survey. Take the survey.
Recruiter Survey
This survey will support recruitment and human resources-related sessions and breakouts at the annual conference. All industry human resources and workforce personnel are asked to respond. Take the survey.
Student Resume Repository
​Students are encouraged to submit their resume in advance of the upcoming ATEC Career Fair (attendance is not required to submit a resume). Resumes will be distributed to participating employers in advance of the Career Fair.  Submit a resume.
DME Course Registration
​The Federal Aviation Administration will provide the designee required recurrent training course the day following the conference at WSU Tech. Separate registration is required.  Register now.
Member Resources
Instructor Job Board
​The resource provides a platform for member schools to advertise job openings for instructors and administrative personnel. See what's new or submit a job opportunity.  Read more .
ATEC Webinar Channel
Industry representatives recently presented a webinar on new developments in avionics certifications. Miss it? All webinars are available on demand for free to members. Use the ATEC members-only password to gain access.  Read more.
A Member Asked: Is Student Make-Up Required?
​ATEC is a resource for member regulatory questions. See what fellow members have asked, and use the online question board to submit a query . The members-only password is required.  Read more .
Coalition Urges Full Grant Program Funding
​In a letter to Department of Transportation and Office of Management and Budget leadership, an industry coalition asked the administration to request full funding of the new grant programs signed into law last year.   Read more .
Coalition Seeks FAA Funding During Shutdown
A coalition of 40 stakeholders representing all segments of the aviation and travel industries sent a letter to congressional leaders in support of the Aviation Funding Stability Act of 2019 (H.R. 1108).  Read more .
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