Industry donations such as Allstate’s assist the Foundation in its ability to support high school and college collision school programs, instructors and students nationwide.
“Collision repair education is exceptionally important in preparing the next generation of technicians,” said Allstate Claims Vice President Dave Prejna. “Contributing to the Collision Repair Education Foundation is an investment in the future and something we take great pride in at Allstate.”
“Allstate’s continued support has allowed the Collision Repair Education Foundation to support collision schools that graduate students who are productive, efficient and capable staff members [from] day one on the job within the collision industry,” said Clark Plucinski, executive director of the Collision Repair Education Foundation. “As repair facilities are seeking the next generation of technicians who will be safely repairing consumers’ collision-damaged vehicles, Allstate’s support assists in our ability to help high school and post-secondary collision instructors provide a quality technical education to their students.”
Industry members interested in joining the Collision Repair Education Foundation’s roster of supporters to assist high school and post-secondary collision school programs and students should contact Brandon Eckenrode, the Education Foundation’s director of development, at (312)231-0258 or Brandon.Eckenrode@ed-foundation.org.