Deadline Extended: Auto Care Career & Education (ACE) Award Applications and Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award Nominations

Posted by Auto Care News on July 10, 2020

BETHESDA, Md. – July 10, 2020 – The Auto Care Association announced it is extending the submission deadline for the 2020 awards recognizing excellence in education. These awards include the “Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award” and “Auto Care Career & Education (ACE) Award.”


Each year these awards are given to individuals and companies demonstrating excellence in the auto care industry through leadership in education. Now more than ever it is imperative to celebrate industry achievements. 

Auto Care Career and Education (ACE) Award Ace Award High Res
The ACE Award recognizes auto care companies dedicated to excellence in education. In acknowledgement of our industry’s ability to adapt and innovate with changing environments, the ACE Award has been expanded to recognize industry companies dedicated to the growth and knowledge of skills within their organization and/or throughout the industry. Award winners will be selected by the Auto Care Association Education Committee. The online application form is located here


Mort Schwartz Excellence in Education Award Mort Schwartz Education Award
The Mort Schwartz Award recognizes an individual who best advances the concepts and programs for education or continuing education in the North American auto care industry. Nominations should be submitted for the individual’s innovation, advancement or outstanding efforts in education and training programs, or scholarship fundraising efforts. Award winners will be selected by the Auto Care Association Education Committee.  The online nomination form is located here.


The new deadline for award submissions is July 31, 2020.

For more information about the ACE Award and Mort Schwartz Award, visit or contact Amanda Bischoping at

About the Auto Care Association

Based in Bethesda, Md., the Auto Care Association has more than 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. For more information, please visit