FREMONT, CA- On Thursday, March 14, 2013, T.G.I.F. (To Get It Fixed) Body Shop, Inc. was presented the Mission Valley ROP Platinum Educational Business Partner Award in front of over 130 MVROP business and industry advisors, staff, and students at their Spring CTE Advisory Meeting.
For over fifteen years, T.G.I.F. Body Shop, Inc., a successful family owned and operated local business, has demonstrated unwavering support of Mission Valley ROP and its programs by supporting instruction, providing industry-relevant feedback to maintain program curriculum and its reflection of technology, trends, and employer expectations regarding student training in the Auto Body Painting and Refinishing program.
In addition, T.G.I.F. has created a student scholarship in memorial of an instructor’s loved one, enthusiastically sponsored students to compete in the annual Toys for Tots charity event, has contributed numerous equipment donations, has served as an active advisory member for nearly 20 years and has made a commitment to the local community with the gainful employment of program graduates.
The quality CTE provided in Mission Valley ROP programs, along with resources and support from T.G.I.F. Body Shop, Inc., have resulted in preparing students with the hands-on skills, industry training, and professionalism needed to secure employment in the Transportation Technology industry.
The Platinum Educational Business Partner Award highlights the type of relationship that is critical for the ongoing success of career technical education programs and the positive benefits that result for the students, the community, and local economy when it is treated as a fundamental commitment.
About Mission Valley ROP
Mission Valley ROP (MVROP) is the regional occupational program for the Tri-City area. Established in 1969, MVROP has been instrumental in preparing students for successful business, medical, and technical careers. Through a partnership with Fremont, New Haven, and Newark Unified School Districts, career technical education is provided to nearly 4,000 students (high school and adult) each year. For the latest news and information about MVROP, visit us on the web at www.mvrop.org.