ATEC News: July 2018
The ATEC Fly-In
On Sept. 12-13, 2018, aviation maintenance education stakeholders will crisscross the nation’s capital to meet members of Congress, staffers, regulators and industry allies to sound a unified message: Help aviation maintenance schools build the technical workforce of the future.

The two-day event will include briefings by agency officials and congressional staffers on issues impacting aviation maintenance technician education.
Once armed with information and resources, attendees will meet with congressional leaders to educate and garner support for aviation workforce development initiatives.

Join fellow educators, administrators and industry leaders in Washington and make an impact. Click the button below to see the agenda and register.
Fly-In Action Items
Register for the Fly-in Preparation Webinar
Get more information about the upcoming fall event, learn how to make the most of your time in DC, and get an overview of available resources. The live webinar is scheduled for Aug. 7 at 11 AM CT. Register to attend.
Book Accomoddation
Book a room at the Residence Inn Alexandria Old Town/Duke Street by Aug. 14 to secure the group rate of $134/night. Call 1.800.331.3131 and reference ATEC, or book online .
Support the Event Through Sponsorship
Member contributions make this and other ATEC-led events possible. Thanks to those that have already committed support (highlighted below). Sponsors receive recognition on the ATEC website, in conference materials and email distributions. Read more.
Resources and Opportunities
Webinars, Live and On Demand
The first two of five webinars in the ATEC summer series are available on demand. Check them out, and register for the upcoming live seminars, covering topics such as human factors, DIY simulations and teaching the new part 23 Register now.
Opportunity Awaits on the ATEC 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 Journal: Call for Papers
The peer-reviewed publication provides an opportunity for educators, administrators, students and industry representatives to share teaching techniques and research. Paper topics in the fall edition are considered for presentation at the annual conference. Submissions are due Oct. 1. Read more.
Last Call for Director Nominations
​Positions are available for representatives of both industry and part 147 schools. Nominations will be accepted through Aug. 1. For more information on qualification requirements and to submit a nomination, visit the board nomination page.  Read more.
ATEC Releases AMTS Online Directory
A new online resource maps current FAA-certificated aviation maintenance technician schools, and provides a compilation of information regarding enrollment, graduates and programs offered. Check it out.
Introducing the Employer Link
For two years running, ATEC has facilitated an "Employer Expo" at it annual conference. The popular event, intended to connect educators and industry recruiters, will expand in 2019 to include a student career fair. Corporate participants are encouraged to register early to ensure maximum exposure in marketing materials.   Read more.
Daytona Beach Outreach Meeting
ATEC is reaching out to the aviation maintenance community on the local level. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University will host an ATEC Outreach Meeting on August 9. Register to attend.
FAA Considers Industry Feedback, Updates Draft ACS
This past spring, the agency published a draft version of the AMT ACS so stakeholders could familiarize themselves with the new document and provide feedback. At the June ACS working group meeting, committee members reviewed and incorporated the feedback.   Read more.
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