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How to Make SkillsUSA Week Strong

Feb. 13–19 is Career and Technical Education Week, and SkillsUSA Week — held at the same time — is a great way to let the public know what your chapter offers its members and the community. The key to success is planning. Some tips:

• Once your chapter has decided which activities to conduct, create a calendar of events and assign committees.

• Form a program committee to schedule guest speakers and social events, such as an open house at your school or a community service project.

• Organize a community public relations committee to provide press releases or PSAs to the local media (see Page 7) and invite media to scheduled events.

• Have a “courtesy corps” committee operate concessions at events, set up stages and rooms for meetings, or find needed equipment and materials.

• Check out the ASK 2004 (Advisors Success Kit) CD or the Professional Development Program for more detailed suggestions.

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SkillsUSA Champions | Winter 2005 | Volume 39, No. 2
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