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The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) focuses on ceramic tile education and tile installation certification. For perspective, be sure to explore the following pages:
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In Floor Covering Installer Magazine, Schluter-Systems's Woodruff Named 'CTI Host of the Year' - November 30, 2015
In Tile Magazine, The Ceramic Tile Education Foundation and Schluter Systems, LLP host first open shop ACT testing - October 14, 2014 (Note that you may to complete free registration to read the entire article.)
From Coverings 2014, the following video about the Ceramic Tile Education Foundation (CTEF) 2:36 video - May 15, 2014
The TEC Specialty Blog published How Installer Certification Can Change Floor Installation Industry in February 2013.
From Floor Covering Weekly, NTCA awards Carothers with Ring of Honor, 12/18/2013
From TileLetter, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation Announces New Training Initiative, August 27, 2012
From Fabulous Floors Magazine, Ceramic Tile Education Foundation Provides Installation Certification - April 6, 2012
From TileLetter, CTEF Streamlines Certified Tile Installer Testing Process - March 21, 2012
From the FloorPro Community, CTEF Announces Scott Carothers Executive Director - April 18, 2007
Articles Written by CTEF's Training Director, Scott Carothers
Scott Carothers regularly contributes articles about the importance of correctly installing tile to trade publications in the tile industry.
>> CTEF Tile Tip: There Should Not Be Any Broken Ceramic Tile 12/17/16 in Floor Trends Magazine
>> Al’s Column: TISE offers certified training in tile 12/21/16 in Floor Covering News
In Tile Magazine:
Thin Porcelain Tile is no longer… 11/10/2016
Changes and confusion in the marketplace 11/4/2015
Underlayments solve many problems 9/15/2015
New ACT Grouts testing program 9/8/2014