In today's business environment, there is enormous pressure to be innovative, embrace new technologies, and perform at a higher level. "Never before has our industry needed your help in keeping up with technological change as well as changing demographics," said Michelle McNamara, NAED Senior Vice President/Executive Director of NAED Foundation. "The best way to thrive is to reinvest in your most important asset—your people. Your Foundation is committed to providing the most relevant content and information delivered in a way that’s easily digested."
Contributions received for the Future Fund go directly toward developing and expanding the educational programs offered by the NAED Education & Research Foundation. The resources developed are used in every facet of electrical distribution to make for a better channel overall.
This industry has counted on the NAED Education & Research Foundation to help navigate turbulent times like these. The NAED Foundation needs the solidarity of the entire industry to provide support for our research and education, to help better prepare for change.
To celebrate the Foundation's 50th anniversary in 2019, we're asking for contributions that will go directly towards specific initiatives, new research, and applicable contents, including:
With your support, current and future leaders and their employees will be better prepared to navigate this new terrain. Please consider making a gift to the 2018-2019 Future Fund campaign in support of the channel.
Last year, we celebrated 10 years of offering online training through the NAED Learning Center (NLC). Today, more than half of our members use the NLC as their corporate learning management system. In 2016, we had nearly 14,000 active students and 143,000 courses.