VATAT 2019

Increasing Student Desire to Attain Welding Industry- Based Certifications

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The AWS Welder Training Scholarship is for students seeking welder training in a program up to two years through a trade school, community college, or other facility providing welder training, and cannot be used for credits towards a four-year program. Each AWS District has 25-$1,000 scholarships to award in 2019. Five scholarships will be designated for high schools senior for training following graduation.

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VATAT Session Handout from AWS

Scholarship Information (pdf.)

Directions to VATAT Convention

Convention Center Maps - Ground Level - 2nd Level

Session Location Map

Location: American Bank Center, 2nd Floor, Henry Garrett Ballroom A , 1:15 to 2:45 pm


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Post Session Q&A

Following the Welding Session at 2:30 pm we will continue questions and answers at the Miller/Hobart Booth in the Exhibit Hall, located in the North East Corner of the Hall near the Concession Stand and the Restrooms. Look for the Blue!

Thank You Miller and Hobart for allowing us to occupy space with you.

Wednesday/Thursday Workshops at VATAT

The following workshops will be presented at the 2019 VATAT Professional Development Conference. The VATAT staff and appointed committee did their best to represent all disciplines and phases of agricultural education and industry this year.