The Council of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Educators (CARE) and HVAC Excellence have announced the launch of the D. Brian Baker Memorial Scholarship for attending the 2018 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference.

D. Brian Baker was a dedicated HVACR professional and educator who was not only passionate about the industry, but was a true advocate for continual professional development. Brian attended every conference and educational opportunity he could, knowing that working and teaching in the HVACR industry wasn’t just a job, but a career that required continuing education. 

The D. Brian Baker Memorial Scholarship will provide an HVACR instructor, with five years or less of classroom experience, the opportunity to attend the 2018 HVAC Excellence National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference, March 26-28, 2018, in Las Vegas, NV. The scholarship will cover the cost of registration, transportation and lodging for the nights of the conference. Additionally, the scholarship recipient will receive a one-year membership in CARE.

Kevin Couch, CARE president, said, “Brian was a leader in promoting continuing education by attending the workshops that have been offered in the past. He always had a hand in training the future technicians/Instructors in the field. We are proud to honor his memory by providing this opportunity for training and professional development to a new(er) instructor. ”

To find out more or to apply for the D. Brian Baker Memorial Scholarship Award visit

Publication date: 11/9/2017

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