FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: David Walker
703/442-4890, ext. 153
NGA PARTNERS WITH GTS SERVICES TO PROVIDE ONLINE TRAINING FOR AUTO GLASS INDUSTRY
MYGLASSCLASS.COM IS ONE-OF-A-KIND E-LEARNING SYSTEM
WASHINGTON, DC (May 15, 2006) – The National Glass Association (NGA) announced today that the industry’s leading glass software company GTS Services, LLC will provide the software platform supporting its cutting-edge online training and certification program, MyGlassClass.com. The program will reach thousands of glass technicians in the glass industry.
“MyGlassClass.com is undoubtedly one of the most important and groundbreaking programs we’ve developed for the glass industry and it deserves a world-class technological foundation. This is exactly what GTS’s learning management system will provide,” said Deborah Schneider, the NGA’s Sr. Manager for Education and Training.
GTS has a broad range of experience in technology and training for the glass replacement industry through its GTS University and via telephone consultation training. “Our partnership with the NGA marks a key milestone for our company,” said Paula Gadowski, Manager of Internal Development and Customer Training, GTS Services, LLC. “MyGlassClass.com is right in line with our objective of providing solutions that help foster a quality-oriented and professional glass industry.”
MyGlassClass.com is set to soft-launch in June. It will offer a variety of courses specifically designed for glass technicians, ranging from safety instruction to professional development to industry certification. During the soft-launch period, MyGlassClass.com will solicit feedback from NGA members and users to provide a system that precisely meets the glass industry’s training needs.
For more information on MyGlassClass.com and its learning management system provided by GTS, contact the NGA’s Deborah Schneider at 703/442-4890, ext. 126 or GTS’s Paula Gadowski at 503/684-5066.
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.