Closing the Skills Gap Through the East Community Learning Center Automotive Technology Center

by Bob Lux, Consumer Program Engineering, Bridgestone Americas, Inc.
Jun 13, 2019 8:00 AM ET
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One of the biggest challenges facing today’s workforce is the technical skills gap, partly created by a lack of accessible education opportunities for young professionals. To combat this challenge, Bridgestone and Firestone Complete Auto Care in collaboration with United Way of Summit County and Akron Public Schools (APS) developed the Bridgestone Academy of Applied Engineering and Technology which brought a Firestone Complete Auto Care (FCAC) to East Community Learning Center (CLC) in October 2018.  

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