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2012-07-11 02:20:13

MOORESVILLE, N.C., July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In July 2002, NASCAR Technical Institute (NASCAR Tech), a 146,000-square-foot training facility in Mooresville, N.C. - known as "Race City, USA" - elevated the term "auto mechanic." The campus opened as the first technical training school to combine a complete automotive technology program and a NASCAR-specific motorsports program offering NASCAR technician courses. NASCAR Tech, a branch campus of Universal Technical Institute of Arizona, Inc.,...

2012-07-02 02:21:46

DULUTH, Ga., July 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online child care training institution, offers new users the opportunity to try online learning by taking the course CCEI112A: Child Abuse: Signs of Abuse and Reporting Requirements for Early Childhood Professionals at no cost in July, in recognition of National Make a Difference to Children Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Child...

2012-06-23 02:21:22

DULUTH, Ga., June 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online child care and education training institution, is proud to announce that its students have completed more than 700,000 professional development course hours and more than 4,500 certificate programs online. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO) CCEI has provided quality online professional development and certificate programs across the...

2012-06-12 10:21:35

HARRISBURG, Pa., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of Union building trades apprentices, coordinators and instructors from 20 different building trades crafts today used the occasion of Apprentice Awareness Day in Pennsylvania to educate elected officials on the value of union-run apprentice training programs as a career path to stable, middle class jobs. Frank Sirianni, the President of the Pennsylvania Building and Construction Trades Council, noted that opportunities for...

2012-06-07 02:24:21

DULUTH, Ga., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, is proud to announce the addition of ADM103: Basic Transportation and Field Trip Safety for Child Care Centers to the online child care training course catalog. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of...

2012-06-06 10:20:46

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., June 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI), the leading provider of automotive technician training, announced today that its board of directors approved a quarterly cash dividend on UTI common stock of $0.10 per share, payable on June 29, 2012, to common stockholders of record as of June 18, 2012. About Universal Technical Institute, Inc. Headquartered in Scottsdale, Arizona, Universal Technical Institute, Inc. (NYSE: UTI) is the leading...

2012-06-04 10:23:18

Joseph Meadors leads college's new Health Informatics program INDIANAPOLIS, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Harrison College (www.harrison.edu) announced today that Joseph Meadors, National Dean of the college's School of Information Technology, has passed the Health Information Technology Professional (HIT Pro) Competency Examination. HIT Pro is a component of the Workforce Development program of the Health Information Technology for Economic and Clinical Health (HITECH) Act of...

2012-06-01 02:21:33

DULUTH, Ga., June 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online child care and education training institution, offers new users the trial course CCEI110B: Outdoor Safety in the Early Childhood Setting at no cost in June in recognition of Great Outdoors Month. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Outdoor play is essential for good health and should be a major part of any effective, high-quality early...

2012-05-10 02:36:32

DULUTH, Ga., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- ChildCare Education Institute (CCEI), an IACET approved, nationally accredited, online training institution dedicated exclusively to the child care and education workforce, offers everyone no-cost access to the CCEI Online Child Care Training Course Catalog on Friday, May 11, in honor of Provider Appreciation Day(TM). (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111019/MM90221LOGO ) Established in 1996, Provider Appreciation Day(TM) is an opportunity...

2012-05-10 02:35:03

VANCOUVER and OTTAWA, May 10, 2012 /CNW/ - Apprenticeships and regulated occupations are vital to the continuing health and long-term success of the Canadian forest products sector says a new report from the Forest Products Sector Council released at the 25(th) PwC Annual Forest and Paper Industry Conference in Vancouver. The report, Linking Innovation with Skills: Apprenticeship, regulated occupations and workforce development in Canada's forest products sector suggests current...