Our Mission StatementTo build one cohesive board to improve awareness of career paths and opportunities in the automotive/truck industry; and to promote technical and continuing training, educational development, and certification for workers in the automotive and truck industry.Want to Get Involved?If you are a business owner, technician, aspiring technician, educator, student, parent, or anyone else with an interest in the automotive and truck industry, please join us.WATEA is dedicated to:
  • Exposing youth to career opportunities within the automotive and truck industry. Providing youth and schools with free information about career paths in the automotive and truck industry, including participating in career and job fairs, speaking in classrooms and with students, and providing free written materials like the AutoMotives magazine and posters for use in schools.
  • Participating in and supporting youth apprenticeship and school-to-work programs in the automotive, truck, and related fields.
  • Attracting qualified, skilled, trained technicians and workers for auto and truck careers.
  • Improving the image of the automotive and truck industries. Developing an educational system that will support successful career paths in these fields.
  • Encouraging ongoing and continuing education for all professionals within the automotive and truck industries.
  • Protecting and enhancing income potential for workers in the automotive and truck industry.
WATEA has already come a long way, but we need your help! If your business or career choice is related to automotive or trucks, join us in working together toward our common goals.