RSES Educational Foundation
The RSES Educational Foundation plays an important role in how RSES delivers on its mission of advancing the education and skills of practicing HVACR professionals in the industry.
The RSES Educational Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established in 1983 and is responsible for developing many of the Society's training materials and programs.
Over the years, its scope and significance to the Society has expanded considerably. In keeping with the RSES mission of ensuring that HVACR technicians attain the highest possible levels of training and professionalism, the RSES Educational Foundation administers the Environmental Protection Agency’s Technician Certification Program, and also offers award programs designed to help members achieve their goals. Funds established within the Foundation include:
R. W. Kellow Center of Learning
David Lawson Memorial Fund
H.T. McDermott Fund
Wayburn Wilson Memorial Fund
Foundation General Fund
Under the Educational Foundation’s corporate member program, RSES and its members have gained the support of a strong group of industry leaders, from major equipment manufacturers to educational institutions to contracting firms of all sizes.
Members and nonmembers can support the RSES Educational Foundation by having their companies become Corporate Members of the Foundation, or by sending donations or contributions to the RSES Educational Foundation. Donations to the RSES Educational Foundation are tax-deductible.