BETHESDA, MD – March 15, 2017 – The Auto Care Association Education Committee is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award. The Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award is given to the person, company or educational institution that best advances the concepts and programs for education or continuing education in the North American auto care industry.
The award was created in 2005 to honor Mort Schwartz, aftermarket entrepreneur, business owner and consultant, and one of the industry’s great success stories, who is a strong advocate for industry education and scholarship programs.
Nominations should be submitted for their innovation, advancement or superlative efforts in education and training programs, or scholarship fundraising efforts. All Auto Care Association member companies and employees are eligible to submit a nomination. The winner will be selected by the Auto Care Association Education Committee, and presented during the 2017 Fall Leadership Days, Sept. 7, in San Francisco, Calif.
To submit a nomination, use the online application form, available at www.autocare.org/mort-schwartz-award/. The online application format enables applicants to enter, save and re-access text, attach documents and include internet links.
Applications are due by April 21, 2017.
For more information, visit www.autocare.org/mort-schwartz-award/ or call 301-654-6664.
About the Auto Care Association
Based in Bethesda, Md., the Auto Care Association has nearly 3,000 member companies that represent some 150,000 independent automotive businesses that manufacture, distribute and sell motor vehicle parts, accessories, tools, equipment, materials and supplies, and perform vehicle service and repair. Visit www.autocare.org.