West Bloomfield, Mich.—FCICA, the Flooring Contractors Association, and NAFCT, the National Academy of Floor Covering Training, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding between the two organizations.
In this understanding, the two organizations will cooperate and coordinate efforts between them. This includes ensuring that members of each group are aware of the mission and activities of each other; exchanging website links; NAFCT will encourage qualified FCICA members as instructors for NAFCT schools and courses; NAFCT will recommend FCICA education sessions and webinars as continuing education and NAFCT will explore sessions in conjunction to FCICA’s convention.
“FCICA is excited to be partnering with the NAFCT,” said Kim Oderkirk, executive vice president. “Through sharing resources, we will increase the availability of trainings and better the education of flooring professionals.”
Paul Pleshek, president of NAFCT, said, “this partnership will enhance the training available for floor covering professionals and those interested in joining the field. NAFCT looks forward to participating in educational events with FCICA and contributing to FCICA committees.”