Press Room

Welcome to SkillsUSA’s newsroom. Here, journalists can find general background information, current and archived news releases, access to photos, and contact information. We hope our newsroom will be a resource for your reporting needs and story ideas about career and technical education.

For more information about SkillsUSA:

Jane A. DeShong Short, Program Manager
Public Relations/Communications
Phone: 703-737-0612

Karen Kitzel, Program Manager
Public Relations/Communications
Phone: 703-737-0607

The SkillsUSA Advocacy Site

This site is a free service for SkillsUSA members to reach the news media or contact policymakers with your message: www.cqrcengage.com/skillsusa/

SkillsUSA Public Service Announcements

Mike Rowe has recorded some great PSAs for SkillsUSA. You can find them here.

Press Releases

Relevant or Irrelevant?

SkillsUSA Executive Director Tim LawrenceTim appeared on the radio program “Relevant or Irrelevant” (ROI) and talked extensively about SkillsUSA and… Read more ...

Fishing for Millennials

SkillsUSA executive director Tim Lawrence was quoted extensively in an article about recruiting millennials into the printing industry for Canvas… Read more ...