Career and Technical Education Classroom, Chapter Management


Ignite equips you with 68 bell-ringers or startup tasks to engage students, with career-readiness topics that tie directly to the SkillsUSA Framework. Consider posting a bell-ringer before starting each class session, and discuss the relationship of the task content to school, SkillsUSA and the workplace.


ImpactImpact: Experiential Activities to Launch Successful Teams features activities that promote team interaction, trust exercises and problem solving. It covers group facilitation and the use of debriefing questions. Activities incorporate the SkillsUSA Framework of developing personal, workplace and technical skills. $9.95

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be Skilled PosterThis 20"x24" color, matte-finish poster is ideal for use in recruitment efforts with new members of SkillsUSA. The poster comes with a 50-minute lesson plan for use in the classroom or at chapter meetings that helps students understand why "there's never been a better time to be skilled" and how SkillsUSA plays such an essential role in their skill preparation. $9.95

There Has Never Been a Better Time to Be Skilled Poster No. 2This new 20"x24" color, matte-finish poster will work in recruitment and marketing efforts. With the Department of Labor statistic, show students why SkillsUSA and occupational training are a winning combination. The poster comes with a 50-minute lesson plan for use in the classroom or at chapter meetings that helps students understand why "there's never been a better time to be skilled" and how SkillsUSA plays such an essential role in their skill preparation. $9.95

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The Four PillarsThe Four Pillars: Your Personal Leadership Journey is designed for students who are ready for a more in-depth approach to learning leadership. $4.95
Select either the Four Pillars or The Four Pillars with the Student Leadership Handbook

AccelerateAdding relevance and retention to student learning often requires strategy. This book is designed to do just that with a philosophy centered on “learning by doing.” With more than 40 teaching strategies that enhance classroom instruction, Accelerate is a compilation of interactive and student-centered activities that apply content in a practical yet effective manner. $9.95

Skilled MarketingEffective marketing is an essential element for SkillsUSA chapter success. This handbook, complete with lesson plans, combines fundamentals and creativity to offer a complete instructional marketing package. $9.95

Strategies to Integrate Now

A desktop reference for busy career and technical education (CTE) teachers who want to better integrate academic skills, this book provides strategies, examples, best practices and worksheets to guide planning efforts. Co-authored by Dr. Jack Elliot, CTE teacher educator, and Seth Derner, co-author of the book Strategies for Great Teaching: Maximize Learning Moments.


New Advisor's Starter Kit

New to SkillsUSA? Not sure where to begin? Save more than 20 percent and take the mystery out of being a new SkillsUSA advisor with this package of starter materials essential for running a local SkillsUSA chapter.



Advisor's Success Kit (ASK) CD-ROM

Developed by a team of educators, the award-winning ASK will connect you with the resources you need to effectively manage a SkillsUSA chapter and help you meet all areas of the SkillsUSA Program of Work.


Chapter Management Basics DVD

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This award-winning DVD will help you enhance your student opportunities. Nearly 40 minutes of interviews with advisors, students and industry (as well as footage showing local chapters in action) will help you learn how to make SkillsUSA integral to your program, how to secure industry and administrator support and how to carry out the SkillsUSA Program of Work.


Chapter Materials Design StudioHelp your SkillsUSA program look its best by developing professional marketing pieces to support your chapter. $9.95

Planning Calendar

Hang this colorful, perpetual style, 12-month calendar in your classroom and help your students organize their events for the entire year. This premium 22"x34" chart offers suggestions to help students develop activities to help them fulfill the mission of the organization “to empower members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American Citizens.

Based on the SkillsUSA Framework, the calendar provides a time-bound planning tool for learning career readiness with activities centered around the three main components of the SkillsUSA Framework — personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.


SkillsUSA Leadership HandbookThis revised, 26th printing of the SkillsUSA Leadership Handbook is the official guide to help members run successful chapters.
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Price $6.00 $5.00 $4.00

SkillsUSA Student Pocket Guides (set of 20)
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Price $19.95 $15.95

A Week of Champions

Filmed at a recent SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, Mo., this 10-minute video captures the excitement experienced by students, educators and business and industry representatives during the most anticipated week on the SkillsUSA calendar. 


SkillsUSA Creed Mini-PosterThis 8.5"x11" full-color creed poster is ready to frame and hang as a nice enhancement to your technical classroom or laboratory. Saying the creed daily is an excellent way for students to practice presentation and speaking skills.
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Price $5.00 $4.00 $3.00

Creed Poster Series Presentation FolderNow on sale! Minimum order of 25

Create classy presentation packets with these new, four-color folders depicting all six points of the SkillsUSA Creed. Use the 9"x12" folders for media kits or to package information materials for potential members, financial partners or technical committee members. Four-inch pockets are die-cut for business cards. Students can use the folders to keep their chapter materials organized.
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Price $1.00 $0.75

Champions Medallion FolderThese 9"x12" pocket folders feature the SkillsUSA Championships gold medal. Use it for storing contest standards and for creating information packets.
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Price $1.00 $0.75

Champions Medallion PosterThis premium 20"x24" color, matte-finish poster of the SkillsUSA slogan and the SkillsUSA Championships gold medal will not only improve the look of your classroom or lab, but motivate students as well. $14.95

SkillsUSA: A Partnership That Pays OffShare this DVD with potential industry partners, and they’ll understand the impact your training program can have on their future work force. Includes testimony from corporate executives plus tips on how to make an industry presentation. With more than 15 minutes of footage. Additional resources on forming industry partnerships, including a script for students to use when making industry visits, are available at: $14.95 $9.95 On Sale!

Why SkillsUSA? Student BrochuresGeared for a student audience, this four color brochure explains why students benefit from joining SkillsUSA. Use it to both recruit students and to help them understand what SkillsUSA is all about.
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Why SkillsUSA? Teacher BrochuresGeared for teachers, this four-color brochure explains the value of SkillsUSA for both teachers and students. Not only does it explain why individuals should get involved, it also covers the SkillsUSA structure and the support of business and industry partners.
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SkillsUSA Note Cards (sets of 12)Use these 51/2"x41/4" white cards as thank-you notes and invitations or to recognize students for their accomplishments. Featuring the slogan “SkillsUSA: Champions at Work,” the cards are printed and embossed on smooth, matte-finish card stock. $5.95

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