October 31st, 2013
When advisors register at least 15 student members plus one or more professionals by November 15, 2013, they will receive a free copy of Leveraging Your Leadership with Effective Chapter Meetings, The Teacher’s Guide, SkillsUSA’s brand-new guide for enhancing classroom instruction.
Also, instructors who submit a roster with 100-percent membership plus one or more professionals also will receive a SkillsUSA Program of Work calendar (value: $5.95). Remember, the membership roster must be submitted online by November 15th to receive these free items.
And, sponsored by the Lowe’s Charitable and Education Foundation, advisors will be eligible to win a $50 Lowe’s gift card when they submit SkillsUSA membership as a professional member of SkillsUSA and have a minimum of 15 members in their training program. Here is how it works – advisors register members online at the SkillsUSA website, and, then, each day the national headquarters will draw the name of one lucky advisor and will notify winning advisors on Friday of each week. Advisor names stay in the drawing until drawn or until the incentive program ends. It will run to November 15, 2013.
August 31st, 2012
When advisors register at least 15 student members plus one or more professionals by November 15, 2012, they will receive a free copy of Accelerate – Effective Strategies to Enrich Student Learning (value: $10). This brand new resource from the SkillsUSA Educational Resources Catalog discusses adding relevance and retention to student learning. The book is designed to do just that with a philosophy centered on “learning by doing.” With more than 40 teaching strategies that enhance classroom instruction, Accelerate is a compilation of interactive and student-centered activities that apply content in a practical yet effective manner. Activities are organized so you can quickly locate what you need with descriptions, instructions, closure and integration suggestions, and variations to strategy.
Also, instructors who submit a roster with 100-percent membership plus one or more professionals also will receive a SkillsUSA Program of Work calendar (value: $5.95).
Remember, the membership roster must be submitted online by November 15th to receive these free items.
January 14th, 2011
We are pleased to announce state and national mega prizes for advisors. Check out www.skillsusa.org/join/megaprize.shtml to review the current list of awesome prizes. They include over $30,000 worth of Lowe’s gift cards for state awards; a trip to Washington DC including hotel, travel stipend, suite tickets for two to a Washington Nationals baseball game; tour of Washington D.C. and the SkillsUSA National Leadership Center hosted by Tim Lawrence; five – $2,000 tool shopping sprees from Klein Tools; a trip for two including hotel and travel stipend to Louisville Kentucky in April 2012, and, much more. State association directors will receive more information in early January about distribution of the state prizes, as well as mega prizes for each state association director.
How do SkillsUSA chapters qualify? Submit their membership by January 18 (since January 15 falls on a Saturday and January 17 is a holiday) and be a 100% chapter. That is all it takes. Also, chapters with a minimum of 10 members and a 10% growth in membership will be eligible for the state awards. Be one of the numerous advisors honored for providing opportunities to all students in his/her classroom through membership in SkillsUSA.
National staff is working to secure additional mega prizes designed for varied interests and trade areas. Please continue to check the website for additional mega prizes added as soon as they are secured from sponsors!