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The mikeroweWORKS Foundation
2011 Tools Scholarships for AED Accredited & Alliance Colleges
Awarded by The mikeroweWORKS Foundation
I am pleased to announce that The mikeroweWORKS Foundation has awarded a $500.00 tools scholarship to a top diesel/equipment technology student at each of AED's Accredited and Alliance colleges. This represents a total of $12,000 for tools scholarships in 2011. Scholarship winners are general or manufacturer diesel/equipment program students graduating in spring 2011 who earned the highest cumulative GPA at the end of the fall 2010 semester. AED and The AED Foundation would like to express our sincere thanks to Mr. Rowe and the people at The mikeroweWORKS Foundation for everything they are doing on behalf of the construction industry, including these tools scholarships.
Our congratulations and career best wishes to the winners!
POST-SECONDARY SCHOOL ACCREDITATION PROGRAM THROUGH THE AED FOUNDATION
Raising Standards for the Future in Construction Equipment Technology
The AED Foundation accreditation is for post-secondary technical schools and community colleges that value the importance of the broader skills, both technically and academically, that todayís technician requires. In the technical disciplines, accreditation requires that a school prepare technicians in all of the following:
The AED Foundation is an affiliate of Associated Equipment Distributors (AED), based in Oak Brook, IL. AED is an international trade association of the construction equipment industry, representing over 1,000 companies that sell, rent, service, manufacture and support equipment used in construction and construction-related industries. AED has served the industry for more than eight decades.
- Diesel engines & fuel systems
- Power trains
- Air conditioning systems
- Safety practices related to each of the above
Founded in 1991, the Foundation supports AEDís overall mission by developing and delivering professional education and workforce development programs for the construction equipment industry.
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Standards for Construction Equipment Technology