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SkillsUSA Theme for 2013-14

July 31st, 2013

The SkillsUSA competition theme for the 2013-14 school year is:

SkillsUSA: Champions at Work
Educated and Skilled to Lead America 

The topic to be addressed by contestants in the Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions is how our slogan, “SkillsUSA: Champions at Work,” relates to our national program of work in the area of professional development.

Within this topic, contestants might illustrate or discuss any of the following:

  • How has your involvement in SkillsUSA ensured that you are educated in the areas of personal, workplace and technical skills needed to lead America?
  • As indicated by research, what are the needed skills to fulfill the projected job market, and how can you obtain the education to be prepared to lead America?
  • Why is it important to the economic success of America to build a society of educated and skilled workers?
  • How has your involvement in SkillsUSA led to greater skill development?
  • Why is continually updating your skills important?
  • How has education changed to adapt to the skills needed to be successful in the marketplace?
  • What can SkillsUSA do to ensure that its members are educated and skilled to lead America?
  • How does the level of education and skills attainment affect America’s success in the global marketplace?
  • What are the steps you would take to ensure you were receiving the right education and skills to fulfill the future job market?
  • What SkillsUSA programs ensure that members are developing personal skills that are needed to lead America such as integrity, self-motivation, work ethic, professionalism, and responsibility?
  • What SkillsUSA programs ensure that members are developing workplace skills that are needed to lead America such as communication, decision-making, teamwork, cultural-sensitivity and leadership?
  • What SkillsUSA programs ensure that members are developing technical skills that are needed to lead America such as technical literacy, job specific, service orientation, professional development, and safety and health?
  • How is SkillsUSA living out its mission to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible America citizens?

SkillsUSA Theme

August 1st, 2012

The SkillsUSA competition theme for the 2012-13 year is:

SkillsUSA: Champions at Work
Prepared with the Skills America Needs

The topic to be addressed by contestants in the Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board contests is how our slogan, SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, relates to our national program of work in the area of professional development.

Within this topic, contestants might illustrate or discuss any of the following:

  • Based on research from employers, what skills do Americans need?
  • How does SkillsUSA provide the skills needed?
  • How does participation in SkillsUSA provide members an edge in the workforce?
  • How does involvement in SkillsUSA provide a competitive edge to America in the global economy?
  • By participating in SkillsUSA events, how will you be more marketable in the workforce?
  • What do SkillsUSA members need to do to be prepared?
  • What skills have you gained through SkillsUSA that will make you prepared to enter your chosen field?
  • How does SkillsUSA continue to adapt to prepare students with these needed skills?
  • What principles was America founded on and how are those still relevant today?
  • Why do American citizens need to have a variety of skills?
  • How do we establish an attitude of life-long learning through the SkillsUSA programs?

SkillsUSA Theme

July 31st, 2011

The SkillsUSA competition theme for the 2011-12 year is:

SkillsUSA: Champions at Work
Skilled and Motivated

The topic to be addressed by contestants in the Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board contests is how our slogan, SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, relates to our national program of work in the area of Professional Development.

Within this topic, contestants might illustrate or discuss any of the following:

  • How does participation in SkillsUSA increases student motivation for success?
  • How do SkillsUSA’s Championships provide students an opportunity to showcase their technical and professional skills?
  • How does involvement in SkillsUSA increase America’s competitive edge in the global economy?
  • How does participation in SkillsUSA give students hope for their future?
  • What activities in SkillsUSA assist students in mastering technical skills?
  • How does SkillsUSA train a motivated workforce?
  • How do SkillsUSA’s partnerships with business and industry ensure that students are prepared for tomorrow’s workplace?
  • What opportunities does SkillsUSA provide to celebrate and honor student achievement?
  • How does involvement in SkillsUSA keep students in school?
  • How does involvement in SkillsUSA inspire students to continue life-long learning?
  • How does participation in SkillsUSA assist students in finding their passion?
  • How does participation in SkillsUSA motivate students to pursue their career dreams?
  • What strategies does SkillsUSA use to promote student success?

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