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CARE Announces Scholarship Opportunity

D. Brian Baker Memorial Scholarship

New to teaching? Here is a scholarship opportunity to attend the 2020 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference…for FREE!

The Council of Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Educators (CARE) wants to help an aspiring instructor attend the 2020 National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference, FREE OF CHARGE!

When a person’s role changes from technician to instructor, it is often difficult for them to transition. Thankfully, there is a conference created just for HVACR instructors, where they can get some help. The National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference will help you learn about new and emerging technologies, while interacting with other instructors who can share their experiences and success stories.

Opportunity

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 Council for Air Conditioning and Refrigeration Educators (CARE) and HVAC Excellence are joining together to honor Brian’s memory and keep his passion for the trade and education alive by sponsoring the D. Brian Baker Memorial Scholarship for attending the National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference.

The D. Brian Baker scholarship provides an opportunity to attend the 2020 HVAC Excellence National HVACR Educators and Trainers Conference, March 23-25, 2020, in Las Vegas, NV. FREE OF CHARGE!

Eligibility

Applicant must be a full-time HVACR instructor at an accredited institution in the United States. (Program must result in a certificate, diploma or degree)

Scholarship Covers

The scholarship covers 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.

Selection Criteria

The review committee will select an individual whom they believe will most benefit from this opportunity. Make certain to share why you should be the recipient of the 2020 scholarship.

Background

D. Brian Baker was a dedicated HVACR professional and educator who was not only passionate about the industry, but 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.

Scholarship Recipients

“This is third year CARE is able to offer this scholarship in memory of D. Brian Baker. We have been able to fund four new instructors over the last two years/conferences and introduce them to a network of resources and provide them the opportunity for professional development.” said CARE President Crystal Naegle. “We hope to be able to continue honoring Mr. Baker’s memory and his passion for education by providing this scholarship for years to come.”

Previous scholarship recipients include:

  • John Willis of Hill College -2019
  • Daniel Voss of South East Technical Institute – 2019
  • Jason Hoard of St Georges Technical High School – 2018
  • David Brannen of Texas State Tech – 2018

Apply now by clicking here.

Whether you’re new to teaching or not, this is an opportunity you cannot resist. With over sixty sessions, created just for HVACR instructors, there is something for everyone. Learn more at escogroup.org

About CARE

CARE can use your help in providing this opportunity for HVACR educators! If you are interested in donating to the scholarship fund or sponsoring an educator to attend this professional development conference, please contact CARE President Crystal Naegle by email at crystal.naegle@csn.edu.

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