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Contact: Alyssa Kirkman
866/342.5642, ext. 151


WASHINGTON, DC  (February 11, 2008) – The National Glass Association (NGA) announced the addition of a new line of courses covering Windshield Repair to its online training program,

“The value of this windshield repair training program goes beyond the quality that our NGA Windshield Repair Committee wrote into the content,” said Leo Cyr, the Vice President of NGA’s Auto Glass Division. “Through, the program is available 24/7; 365 days a year; and there is no extra cost or lost time in travel. In addition, the course has been vetted against the new ANSI / NGA Repair of Laminated Auto Glass Standard (ROLAGS).”

The new courses cover the repair of laminated automotive glass, the science of windshield repair, and windshield repair. In a first for the site, each course is accompanied by an audio track, provided by Cyr. These courses can be purchased through the course catalog or as a bundle.

"The instant accessibility of the modules to our employees for training is a giant leap ahead of traditional training methods," says Jay Sampson of Safety Auto Glass. "The modules are an outstanding new resource for our employees."
The NGA created, a state-of-the-art online technical school, to benefit the hundreds of thousands of professionals that comprise the flat/architectural and auto glass industries. serves as an affordable, flexible, and time saving resource for improving worker skills, enhancing workplace safety, complying with training requirements, and achieving professional certification.

The program offers over 100 courses specifically designed for both the flat and auto glass industries, ranging from safety instruction to re-certification.  It was developed in partnership with leaders in the glass industry and is continually updated and enhanced to reflect industry needs.

For more information on, call 866/342-5642 ext. 151 or 703/442-4890 ext. 151 or email

About NGA
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the flat (architectural) and auto glass industries. Based outside Washington, DC, and representing over 3,000 member companies and locations, NGA offers certification, education and training, including – a state-of-the-art online training resource. NGA publishes the industry’s leading trade magazines: Glass Magazine® and Window & Door®; and e-newsletters: e-glass weekly™ and WDweekly™. In addition, NGA serves the industry and general public with its Web sites:,,,, and NGA also hosts the industry’s premier annual trade events: GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the National Auto Glass Forum. For more information on NGA, visit