Taking a leadership role in the future of the electronic systems industry, Audio-Technica recently contributed $25,000 to the NSCA Education Foundation.

The contribution will be used to support the educational initiatives spearheaded by the NSCA Education Foundation for both professionals entering the electronic systems industry and those seeking continuing education and career advancement within the industry. Programs include Project EST, an NSCA-led training and certification program for electronic systems technicians and integrators, education dollars for other NSCA educational programs, student memberships and others.

As new members to NSCA Education Foundation Founder's Club, Audio-Technica has shown their commitment to industry advancement and excellence. "At the core of Audio-Technica's corporate values is the desire to create opportunities for the advancement of knowledgeable workers," said Marc Lee Shannon, Audio-Technica Vice President, Sales. "It is a privilege and an honor to be associated with the NSCA Education Foundation's role in promoting career development for electronic systems professionals," he added.

"The NSCA Education Foundation is grateful to Audio-Technica for its generous contribution and support of our education initiatives" said Jeff Quint, NSCA Education Foundation Executive Director. "We are proud to have Audio-Technica join us in pursuit of a higher level of education and training for our industry."

About the NSCA Education Foundation:

The NSCA Education Foundation is a charitable organization that exists to advance the electronic systems industry by attracting new employees into the field of electronic systems contracting, sustaining career development within the industry and providing and promoting leadership within this field. For more information about the NSCA Education Foundation visit www.nscafoundation.org or contact Melissa Henderson at 1-800-446-6722 or mhenderson@nsca.org.

About Audio-Technica:

Established in 1962, Audio-Technica is dedicated to advancing the art and technology electro-acoustic design and manufacturing. Audio-Technica is known for its transducer technology as well as the design and manufacture of microphones, wireless microphones, headphones, mixers and electronics for the audio industry worldwide. For more information about Audio-Technica visit www.audio-technica.com.