SCRS IDEAS Collide: Alex Crays on increasing the flow of technicians into the industry

Alex Crays, Auto body instructor at the Career Technical Education Center in Oregon believes solving the technician shortage starts at the source. He discusses the need to create an alignment with the next generation of entrants into the industry by building a culture of technology-minded auto enthusiasts, at both the education and industry level, who relate to the ever-changing and highly rewarding careers found in the collision industry. Alex shares his experience as an auto body instructor deeply involved in fostering talent in young men and women who are interested in the industry, and the strategies he’s employed to generate interest and growth at the local level.

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