U.S. Secretary to Speak

September 10, 2007
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

LAS VEGAS - Dr. Patricia Stanley, deputy assistant secretary for the U.S. Department of Education, will be addressing HVACR educators, trainers, and administrators at the second annual HVAC Excellence HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference, to be held March 16-19, 2008.

According to HVAC Excellence, HVACR educators need to be aware that new federal legislation can affect the funding of the education programs they run. Stanley will discuss changes in federal accountability, specifically for HVACR technical programs. These changes affect both secondary and post secondary programs. Her session is designed to simplify how a program can comply with the new federal requirements.

Numerous training programs specific to HVACR technical educators will also be offered to help improve the competency of the instructors. The 2008 training sessions include: Electronically Commutated Motors (ECM); Combustion Analysis and free certification exam; Residential Zoning and Direct Digital Controls; Proper Fuel Pipe Sizing; Performance Testing; Professional Observer; Air Measurements; Environmental Protection Agency Regulations and Environmental Issues; Chilled Water Systems; R-410A Program and free certification exam; Student Employment Opportunities; 13 SEER and Beyond, and free certification exam; Accreditation, Assessment, and Credentialing; and Green Awareness and free certification exam.

“Anyone involved in training the current and future workforce of our industry should attend,” said HVAC Excellence. “Attendees will learn about the changing technologies and issues affecting training and education in our industry. Continuing education units (CEU’s) will be issued for each workshop attended.” For more information, visit

Publication date: 09/10/2007  

Did you enjoy this article? Click here to subscribe to The NEWS Magazine

You must login or register in order to post a comment.



Image Galleries

2014 MCAA Annual Convention

Scenes from the 2014 MCAA Annual Convention in Scottsdale, Ariz.


NEWSmakers: Julian Scadden

Training is an ongoing process. Julian will discuss how you can generate maximum return on time and energy invested training by following a three part process. Listen to this podcast to get expert tips on training, tracking and follow up. 

More Podcasts



NEWS 04-14-14 cover

2014 April 14

Check out the weekly edition of The NEWS today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


Which statement on service calls best applies to your business?
View Results Poll Archive


2014 National Plumbing & HVAC Estimator

Every plumbing and HVAC estimator can use the cost estimates in this practical manual!

More Products

Clear Seas Research


Clear Seas ResearchWith access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.


Magazine image
Register today for complete access to Get full access to the latest features, Extra Edition, and more.


facebook icontwitter iconyoutube iconLinkedIn i con