February is Career and Technical Education Month and February 5-11 is SkillsUSA Week.
SkillsUSA Week activities are a great way to highlight the good work you are doing. For SkillsUSA Week ideas, see the Chapter Management section on the SkillsUSA website: www.skillsusa.org/educators/skillsusaweek.shtml. SkillsUSA offers downloadable public service announcements at: www.skillsusa.org/educators/psa.shtml.
For SkillsUSA clothing or gifts, go to: www.skillsusastore.org.
On February 7, at 1 p.m. EST, SkillsUSA will be holding a Web conference to kick off SkillsUSA’s week of celebration. Hear from your SkillsUSA leaders on the state of the organization. Listen to a special guest speaker on what it means to be “Skilled and Motivated” which is this year’s theme. You will also have the opportunity to ask questions. All state directors, instructors and student members are welcome to participate.
To participate in the Web conference, go to the following link on February 7 at 1 p.m. EST: Web address at http://web.ganconference.com/?meeting=1736891. To dial in for audio, call: 888-222-0475. Attendee Code: 5692952