NGA launches online training school with help of NASCAR champion

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…

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 employees“ 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 for ease-of-use, convenience and flexibility. “One of NGA“s most important missions is to provide education and training tools that can help our member businesses prosper”, commented NGA President and 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”. As part of the promotional effort for the new site, the NGA has enlisted the help of Champion NASCAR driver Rusty Wallace, who has agreed to serve as a key spokesperson and endorser. Mr. Wallace will appear in a welcome video on the web site, and will make appearances throughout the year on behalf of the program. In September 2006, he will appear at the National Glass Association“s annual trade show, GlassBuild America, with a special car designed to promote MyGlassClass.com. “I“m proud to be a part of a program that helps glass technicians update their skills and keep on the cutting edge of the latest technologies,” Rusty Wallace said. “It“s a convenient tool, and I hope folks in the industry take advantage of it”. National Glass Association President and CEO Phil James said, “Rusty truly exemplifies the drive to be the best and that is shared by our member companies and their technicians. We created MyGlassClass.com so that everyone in our industry has the opportunity to achieve the highest level of customer service and workmanship, and we are honored that Rusty is playing such a key role”.