ATEC Academy - Fall 2024

Registration is now open for the next cohort at the ATEC Academy. The academy is a fresh initiative led by executive leadership, addresses the escalating difficulty in recruiting and retaining skilled instructors amidst the rising demand for technical workforce. Reserve your seat before spaces fill up.

Learn More

 2024 Fly-In

Registration is open for this year's trek to the Capitol. Join fellow ATEC members in learning the latest initiatives and get the opportunity to speak with your local congressional leaders. Sponsorship opportunities are also available. 

Learn More

What We Do

The Aviation Technician Education Council (ATEC) was founded in 1961. Its mission is to promote and support aviation maintenance technician education, with the ultimate goal of enabling the aerospace community to meet its workforce needs. The council actively engages with regulatory bodies to support an infrastructure that will create high quality technicians, provides resources, continuing education and networking opportunities to learning institutions, keeps the community informed of activities that impact technician education, and promotes careers in aviation maintenance.
ATEC membership is made up of aviation employers, vendors and educational institutions with maintenance technician programs. Our core members are Aviation Maintenance Technician Schools (AMTS) certificated by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) under Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations part 147.

Mission thrives with support, special thanks to conference presenting and host sponsors

School Map
The map charts all part 147 programs, sources from the FAA air agency database and ATEC's annual AMTS survey. For more detailed information, members can refer to the Member Directory, which includes contact details, enrollment, and upcoming graduation dates.

See the Map
ATEC offers online training courses and informative sessions on topics of interest to the aviation maintenance technician education community. Register for future webinars and view previously recorded sessions available in the on-demand library.

Learn More
The council has pulled together a useful compilation of regulations, certification standards, policy, guidance, and program resources to support aviation maintenance schools. The webpage will be especially helpful to programs seeking or contemplating part 147 certification. 

Learn More