SkillsUSA Blog

Executive Update: October 15, 2016

Important Dates Nov. 30-Dec. 3: ACTE CareerTech Vision 2016, Las Vegas Dec. 12-16: State SkillsUSA Director Educational Resource Training, Leesburg, Va. February 2017: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 5-11: SkillsUSA Week Executive Director’s Report  New Strategy Champions Automotive Technicians On Sept… Read More

2016 WorldSkills Leaders Forum Provides New Perspectives on the Future of Skills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contacts: Mike Pitre or Michèle Rogerson, Skills/Compétences Canada 613-784-9996, 613-266-4771, Contacts: Jane Short or Karen Kitzel, SkillsUSA 703-737-0612, 703-737-0607, Niagara Falls, Canada, Oct. 6, 2016 — Skills/Compétences Canada along with… Read More

Active Advisor News: October 2016

Through a partnership with Cengage Learning, we’re pleased to offer SkillsUSA members access to free and discounted tools and resources to start your career. Everything is accessible through a new portal designed specifically… Read More

Executive Update: October 1, 2016

Important Dates Oct. 1-2: SkillsUSA Board of Directors Meeting, Niagara Falls, Canada Oct. 1-7: WorldSkills General Assembly, Niagara Falls, Canada Executive Director’s Report WorldSkills General Assembly on the Horizon We are headed to the WorldSkills General… Read More

Automotive Students Keep Folks Moving

At Washburn Technical Institute of Technology (WIT) in Topeka, Kan., students in auto collision repair and auto service technology work with licensed technicians to refurbish cars for families in need. Since… Read More

Putting a Lid on Second Graders

Law enforcement students at Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center in White Bear Lake, Minn., mentor Oakdale (Minn.) Elementary School second-graders. In what’s known as the Tiger Cubs and… Read More

Awareness, Nutrition and Meals

To raise awareness of the growing number of local families with insufficient sources of food, Kaitlyn Hermansen, Marian Yalong and Regina Yoo (pictured left to right) created the #SayNo2Hunger social… Read More