Welcome to the Inspector Training School Educational Foundation

Thank you for visiting our website and for your interest in supporting the Inspector Training School Educational Foundation (ITSEF). On this site you will find an array of ways to give to the Foundation which exists to enhance the NHLA Inspector Training School by assisting with the current and long term needs of the School. Please explore these options as you consider which giving vehicle suits you best; an annual gift, endowment gift or planned gift.

ITSEF is proud to introduce the Inspector Training School Education Scholarship. The Inspector Training School Education Scholarship provides financial support for individuals looking to enhance their careers in the hardwood industry. Click here to download the ITSEF Scholarship Application.

Calling All ITS Alumni

Contributing to ITSEF allows those of us who have experienced success, as a result of our involvement at the NHLA Inspector Training School, to "pay it forward" to future generations.If you can attribute part of the success in your life to the experience you had at the School, please consider sharing a bit of that success and helping the Foundation reach its goals. There are a number of ways to give to ITSEF. Donations can be in the form of direct products such as lumber or equipment, cash, real estate or even including ITSEF as a benefactor in your will or estate plan. All donations are graciously accepted and appreciated.

If you would like more information or assistance, please contact Desiree Freeman, Director of Finance at 901-399-7591 or d.freeman@nhla.com


Banks Hardwoods, Inc.

Steve Banks from Banks Hardwoods, Inc. gifted ITSEF $10,000! Mr. Banks is a graduate of the Inspector Training School and is the owner of Banks Hardwoods, Inc. located in White Pigeon, Michigan. Mr. Banks spoke at the 176th class graduation to a group of newly certified lumber inspectors, including his daughter. He gave a moving speech about the importance of the School to the hardwood industry and the large impact it has made on his life and career. Thank you so much for you donation! 

ITS Kitchen Remodel Project

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