WHS Seeks National Accreditation

WHS Seeks National Accreditation
Posted on 10/25/2017
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WHS Academy of Automotive Technology has begun the process of becoming accredited by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF)  The process has begun and will be complete by the end of the school year.

Benefits of Accreditation

Accreditation of an automotive training program brings with it program credibility, prestige, recognition, and overall program improvement.  By ensuring training programs meet the highest standards, NATEF accreditation benefits everyone from schools, students and future employers, to the automotive service industry and everyone driving on our nation’s roads.
 
School Benefits:
 
Increases potential for funding from public and corporate sources
Identifies program excellence to draw more students to the school
 
Student Benefits:
 
Provides a way for students to identify quality schools and  programs
Provides assurance of a higher quality education
Increases potential to secure a solid career after graduation
 
Employer Benefits:
 
Ensures a pool of highly trained entry-level technicians
Connects employers with schools who have quality graduates
 
Automotive Service Industry Benefits:
 
Encourages  more respect for automotive service professions
Increases the level of professionalism in the industry

If you would like more information or would like to get involved contact:
Donna McKethan
WISD CTE Director
donna.mckethan@wacoisd.org