Total Participation Plan (HS and MS)

The SkillsUSA Total Participation Plan (TPP) allows eligible students who are enrolled in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations, to participate in SkillsUSA as an integral part of their education.

This plan focuses on delivering a full SkillsUSA program to all eligible students in a school or school district.This plan also focuses on the development of essential employability, participative and attitude development skills as called for in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Report.

Use this plan if your school is a high school, middle school or your district has a combination of both or a combination of high school and college/postsecondary students.

TPP is available to local schools only by approval from their state association director. The following states are participating in the Total Participation Plan:

Alabama, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Minnesota, Maine, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas , Virginia and West Virginia.