Charlotte’s Scott Clark Auto Group Partnering With CMS To Launch New Trade School


Scott Clark Auto Group (SCAG) has just partnered with Charlotte-Mecklenburg and Union County Schools to launch a new trade school for our region. The Scott Clark Accelerator for Leadership and Education (SCALE) trade school will focus on educating students from all backgrounds on the automotive industry and will accept applicants for automotive technician and social media marketing opportunities. Applicants may be in high school, high school graduates or pursuing post-secondary education.

“The dealership environment is shifting along with so many other industries in our current environment,” said Chris Cady, General Manager of Scott Clark. “One of the major considerations in recruitment and management development today is to ensure that our workforce is representative of our community at all levels. The creation of our internship program is all about meeting people where they are and prospering together while investing in the next generation.” 

The creation of the internship program comes at a pivotal time when COVID-19 has exposed more young adults to trade education.

“The leadership of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools’ Career and Technical Education Program appreciates Scott Clark Auto Group’s commitment to educating students about the automotive industry,” said Alyssa English, Lead Career Development Coordinator of Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools. “From the initial meeting, the team’s passion was evident as they leaned-in to collaborate with us on providing the best internship experience for our students. We are pleased to have the partnership.”

Scott Clark Auto also offers entry-level opportunities for full- or part-time work for interns that are 18 years of age and are in good standing. To apply, students must be enrolled in an approved automotive class or course and receive instructor permission. Interns will receive school credit.

For more information or to apply, you can visit Scott Clark Auto’s website here.