National HVAC Educators and Trainers Conference set for March in Las Vegas
The conference is scheduled for March 26-27 2007 at the Circus Circus Casino and Resort in Las Vegas. Some of the featured speakers at the conference include: professor John Tomczyk of Ferris State University (coauthor of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Technology), Julius Banks, the program manager for refrigerants for the U.S. EPA, Betty Krump, the executive director of the American Technical Education Association, Steve Allen, the director of HVACR Recruitment & Education for the United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada, and Bob Dwyer, the director of Training for Bacharach Manufacturing (coauthor of Carbon Monoxide a Clear and Present Danger).
This unique conference is created for HVAC instructors, industry trainers and educational administrators. The conference has sessions created for persons involved in training at: wholesalers, manufacturers, school, private training companies and administrators.
It will present an opportunity to learn about the changing technologies and issues affecting training and education in our industry. Continuing education units (CEUs) will be issued for each workshop attended.
Some of the available workshops include: 13 and higher SEER (equipment requirements and training revisions), Carbon Monoxide, R-410A and the Phase-out Dilemma, Combustion Analysis, Surviving the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Improvement Act of 2006 & No Child Left Behind requirements - Learn how they will effect your program, Programmatic Accreditation, Hands On (Performance) Testing, Weatherization: What is it? Should I teach it?, Instructor Credentialing, Training Techniques that Work for the corporate trainer, Standardized Testing.
For more information contact HVAC Excellence at 1-800-394-5268 or visit www.hvacexcellence.org