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Executive Update: January 15, 2022

Important Dates  Jan. 18-21: CMS Virtual Boot Camp Jan. 31-Feb. 3: SkillsUSA Technical Committee Chair Meeting, Atlanta Feb. 7-11: SkillsUSA Week SkillsUSA Full-Time Staff Additions We are pleased to announce a new hire and a change of status for three previous contractors to full-time employees. Hilary Legge joined SkillsUSA as our new data stewardship manager…
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Register Members by March 1 to Receive Valuable Benefits

The national membership deadline is March 1. Student members can participate in programming, receive recognition, apply for scholarships, awards and honors and must meet both state and national deadlines to be eligible for national competition, serve as voting delegates or run for national office. Becoming a professional member of SkillsUSA is one of the best…
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Active Advisor News: January 2022

The Road to Atlanta: NLSC 2022 The SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) will be held in Atlanta from June 20-24, and we’ve been using this space to highlight some of the city’s attractions to help get you excited for the big event (not that you need many more reasons to get excited). At…
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Executive Update: December 15, 2021

Happy Holidays! All of us at SkillsUSA hope you each have a wonderful holiday season and a safe, healthy and prosperous 2022. Please note that the SkillsUSA National Leadership Center will be closed for the holiday season from Dec. 20-31. The Executive Update will resume on Jan. 15, 2022. New SkillsUSA TECHSPO and Sponsorships Senior…
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Important Announcement on SkillsUSA’s National Leadership Center from Executive Director Chelle Travis

Dear SkillsUSA Nation,  I’m writing to let you know that SkillsUSA’s board of directors has unanimously approved the acceptance of an offer to purchase our National Leadership Center building and property in Leesburg, Va.   This decision was reached for many reasons, all of which can be summed up by one: This opportunity will strengthen and expand…
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Active Advisor News: December 2021

Hitting the Road to Atlanta for NLSC 2022 The SkillsUSA National Leadership & Skills Conference (NLSC) will be held in Atlanta, June 20-24, 2022. Did you know that Atlanta is known as the cradle of the civil rights movement in the United States? From 1940 to 1970, the city became the epicenter of the movement,…
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Executive Update: December 1, 2021

Important Dates Jan. 18-21, CMS Virtual Boot Camp Jan. 31-Feb. 3: SkillsUSA Technical Committee Chair Meeting, Atlanta Feb. 7-11, SkillsUSA Week Interested in Mentoring a New State SkillsUSA Director? State SkillsUSA directors can use their experience as state leaders to help someone else by mentoring a new state director. To participate, potential mentors will complete…
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Fieldpiece Instruments and SkillsUSA Join Forces to Deliver Scholarships Supporting the HVACR Industry

Ten Fieldpiece #MasteroftheTrade HVACR Scholarships Now Available to SkillsUSA Students Dec. 1, 2021 — Fieldpiece Instruments, a leader in tool and test instruments for HVACR professionals for over 30 years, today announced it has joined forces with SkillsUSA to present $25,000 in scholarship opportunities as a way to give back to the industry it serves.…
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Executive Update: November 15, 2021

Important Dates Nov. 15-21, National Apprenticeship Week Dec. 1-4, Association for Career and Technical Education CareerTech Vision Conference, New Orleans, La. Jan. 18-21, CMS Virtual Boot Camp Feb. 7-11, SkillsUSA Week Nominations Now Open for Honorary Life and Outstanding Career and Technical Educator Awards If you would like to nominate an individual for recognition as…
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Active Advisor News: November 2021

Hitting the Road to Atlanta for NLSC 2022 SkillsUSA will be heading to our new host city of Atlanta in June 2022 for our first in-person National Leadership and Skills Conference in two years! Downtown Atlanta will be home to all the SkillsUSA hotels and activities. The conference will be held at the Georgia World Congress…
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