Tampa Bay Career Fair – September 2017

Did you know that over 648,000 new maintenance technicians will be needed in the aviation industry by 2036? Boeing’s 2017 Pilot and Technician Outlook has indicated that the demand for skilled technicians outpaces the rate at which positions can be filled. NAA Career Fairs are designed to put qualified graduates and alumni in front of some of the industry’s best employers to fulfill the growing needs in aviation. Our most recent Career Fair took place on Thursday September 21, 2017. 101 interviews were conducted and 45 hires have already been made.

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NAA students and alumni speak with Crown Equipment representative

The demands of the global aviation industry represent a rare and desirable aspect of field: tangible and continuous job growth. NAA focuses solely on aviation maintenance training in order to develop qualified candidates who are ready to embark on careers. Employers such as Lockheed Martin, Gulfstream, Endeavor, HAECO, General Atomics and many more attended the event in September.

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NAA students meet with industry reps

Our next Career Fair will be hosted at NAA’s New England campus on Thursday, November 16, 2017. Stay tuned for more details!


New England Graduation – September 2017

NAA—New England hosted a graduation ceremony on Thursday, September 28, 2017. Family and friends gathered to celebrate with students who successfully completed NAA’s Aviation Maintenance Technician program in Concord, MA. Joe Moore, Vice President of Education, officiated the ceremony with faculty guest speaker John Budenas.

Top Tech Henry Everitt poses with David Mead.
Top Tech Henry E. poses with David Mead, Senior Executive Vice President of Education and Operations

Students who exhibited outstanding achievement received specialized awards. Notably, Henry E. was awarded Top Tech. Graduates from this class have already secured employment with industry leaders. We look forward to hearing about their future successes in aviation!

Walk & Bike to School Day

Students outside of High Point Elementary
Students and staff outside of High Point Elementary

More than 5,200 events around the country are bringing together tens of thousands of people to celebrate the benefits and fun of walking to school today, October 4, 2017.  This is the kind of energy that leads to lasting change for communities. NAA-Tampa Bay participated in Walk & Bike to School Day by supporting the walk to High Point Elementary in Clearwater, FL.

It is always a joy to partner with other educational providers in our local area to support shared learning and opportunity!