Automotive Partnerships

Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA)
Automotive Engine Rebuilders Association (AERA) is a network of professional engine builders, rebuilders, and installers with expertise and connections to provide technicians with knowledgeable information when needed.

AERA provides seminars and onsite career information to students attending Lincoln College of Technology in Melrose Park, IL.


Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA)
Greater New York Automobile Dealers Association (GNYADA) is a 100-year old trade association serving franchised new car dealers in the New York metro area. The association works to support the needs of dealers and the communities they serve.

Lincoln Technical Institute’s Queens, NY campus partnership with GNYADA began in 2006 with the opening of the Center for Automotive Education & Training. The goal was to provide area dealerships with the mostly highly skilled technicians.


Hot Rod Magazine
Hot Rod Magazine knows cars. So does Lincoln.

So, what happens when you bring the two together? High speed action all about fast cars - from their intricate systems, cool modifications and high performance!

Hot Road Magazine and the Lincoln Group of Schools celebrate a long-standing relationship that has put the spotlight on the auto industry in a unique way.  Supported by Hot Rod Magazine’s TV show, Lincoln College of Technology in Denver, Colorado and Lincoln Technical Institute in Mahwah, New Jersey have been featured on the magazine’s television program, Hot Rod TV.

Offering training in the fields of Automotive Technology, Collision Repair and Diesel Technology specializing in hands-on training, the Lincoln Group of Schools’ automotive programs provide interactive learning experiences in preparation for successful careers in the auto and diesel industries. 


Indiana Motor Truck Association (IMTA)
The Indiana Motors Truck Association (IMTA) has created guideline and standards of safety in the trucking industry for the state of Indiana.  IMTA provides educational events, conferences, seminars and workshops for Lincoln College of Technology’s Indianapolis campus.

Matco Tools
Matco Tools is a business partner with Lincoln Technical Institute. Matco provides hand tools, tool storage, diagnostic products and shop equipment to professional tool users worldwide.

This partnership supports Lincoln’s education experience by providing access to the latest technologies currently used in the industry. Students have the ability to utilize the same tools and equipment that current professional technicians use. Products are available to qualified students at discounts, utilizing Matco's Student Excellence Program.  


National Automotive Parts Association (NAPA Auto Parts)
More than 85 years ago, the National Automotive Parts Association ("NAPA") was created to meet America’s growing need for an effective auto parts distribution system.

NAPA and Lincoln have been business partners for more than 40 years. NAPA stores serve several Lincoln automotive school locations and their students. Also, NAPA participates on advisory boards, is involved with key career day and has supplied numerous scholarships for the Automotive, Collision Repair and Diesel programs.

This partnership is in conjunction with our Columbia, MDDenver, CO; East Windsor, CT; Indianapolis, IN; Mahwah, NJ; Melrose Park, IL; Philadelphia, PA; South Plainfield and Union, NJ campuses.


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