Elk Grove , CA – July 16, 2007 – ALLDATA LLC
provided resources and judging for the 2007 SkillsUSA Automotive
Service Technology National Championships. The competition was
held on June 25-29 in Kansas City.
ALLDATA provides manufacturers’ service and repair information,
shop management software and customer relations tools for the
automotive repair and collision industries. This is the eighth
year that the company has been involved with the regional, state
or national SkillsUSA competitions.
As an official sponsor of the SkillsUSA organization, ALLDATA
sends representatives to judge the annual automotive competitions
at the California regional and state levels, then again at the
National finals. ALLDATA also provides the Electronic Service
Information test station.
“Our involvement with the SkillsUSA organization at the regional,
state and national levels gives ALLDATA an unparalleled
opportunity to invest in the future of the automotive industry,”
states Rich Diegle, ALLDATA product manager and SkillsUSA
automotive committee member. “The enthusiasm and dedication
displayed by the students, their instructors and the SkillsUSA
organization is truly inspirational. I’m extremely happy to be a
SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization of students,
teachers and industry representatives serving more than 3,600
technical and high schools and two-year colleges. Through
education and standardization programs, SkillsUSA seeks to
provide qualified workers for America ’s trade, technical and
skilled service occupations. At this year’s national
championships, more than 5,000 students competed in 87
occupational and leadership skill areas.
SkillsUSA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and
is cited as a “successful model of employer-driven youth
development training program” by the U.S. Department of Labor.