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SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
SkillsUSA serves more than 335,000 students and instructors annually and answers the call of American industry by helping to produce better-prepared employees for the technical workforce. The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. More than 16,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.
|Dues and Deadlines
SkillsUSA national dues are $8 plus state dues, which vary. For instructors, national dues are $14 plus state dues, which vary. The national membership deadline is March 3 of each year, but many state deadlines fall earlier. For a list of state dues and deadlines, click here.
To start a new SkillsUSA chapter, you simply need to get permission from your administration, present the opportunity to students and then enroll your members. Your official charter will be presented at a later date by your state association (usually at a state conference).
Once enrolled, your chapter can run various SkillsUSA activities and enter our regional, state or national competitions. You can run community service and a variety of other activities using our national Program of Work. We do not mandate how you run the local program. However, each student must be registered as a member before competing in our state or national competitions.
New Chapter Support
To access the SkillsUSA Overview Modules, an online training library available free to all advisors, go to: www.skillsusa.org/educators/change2.shtml
For information on the SkillsUSA Championships or to download the Championships Overview, go to: www.skillsusa.org/compete/index.shtml
Each state runs its own state contests and has its own rules. Contact your state association to find out when and where your contests are held, and if you need to pre-qualify at a regional or district event. For a list of state directors, go to: www.skillsusa.org/about/dir4.shtml
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SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together
to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
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SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit and tax-exempt student organization under the Internal Revenue Service Code, Section (501)(c)(3).