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Contact: David Walker
703/442-4890, ext. 153

NGA ANNOUNCES GROUNDBREAKING EDUCATION AND TRAINING TOOL FOR THE GLASS INDUSTRY—WWW.MYGLASSCLASS.COM

WASHINGTON, DC  (May 9, 2006) – The National Glass Association (NGA) has unveiled a new state-of-the-art, online technical school called MyGlassClass.com.  Scheduled to go live in June 2006, MyGlassClass.com will give business owners an affordable and comprehensive resource for improving their employee’s skills, enhance workplace safety and increase productivity.  The Web site will offer course topics on a wide variety of glass industry-related topics and has been designed to be easy to use, convenient and flexible.

“One of NGA’s most important missions is to provide education and training tools that can help our member businesses prosper,” commented NGA President & CEO Phil James, “and MyGlassClass.com will help us deliver on that mission.”

MyGlassClass.com has been built by the most knowledgeable experts in online learning. David Walker, Vice President of Association Services said, “We are very excited to bring MyGlassClass.com to the glass community.  It offers the industry a single-source to go for all of their education and training needs and will eliminate the high cost for off-site training and speed up the learning curve of new employees.”

MyGlassClass.com will go live in June 2006. For more information on the program, contact David Walker at 703/442-4890, ext. 153.



About NGA
Founded in 1948, the National Glass Association is the largest trade association representing the entire flat glass industry. Based outside Washington, DC, NGA offers certification, education and training, and serves the industry with the leading trade publications—Glass Magazine®, Window & Door®, and AutoGlass™. NGA currently hosts GlassBuild America®: The Glass, Window & Door Expo and the National Auto Glass Conference & EXPO.