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Executive Update: January 15, 2021

Important Dates: February 2021: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 7-13: SkillsUSA Week SkillsUSA Connects with Assistant Secretary of Education to Discuss Careers The SkillsUSA national officer team connected with the United States Department of Education on Jan. 6 in a virtual meeting where the assistant secretary for career and technical education, Scott Stump, met…
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Nominations Open for SkillsUSA Honorary Life Membership and Outstanding Career and Technical Educator

Nominations are open for both the SkillsUSA Honorary Life Membership and the Outstanding Career and Technical Educator awards. Honorary Life Membership is SkillsUSA’s highest recognition for outstanding service that advances the purposes and goals of the national organization. The Outstanding Career and Technical Educator Award honors individual educators for their service and dedication to career…
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Proposed Bylaw Amendment Motions Submissions

Current SkillsUSA members can submit proposed bylaw amendments for middle school, high school and college/postsecondary divisions. Bylaw amendment motions must be submitted, in writing, to Tyler Chaffin at tchaffin@skillsusa.org by 5 p.m. ET on Feb. 1. SkillsUSA’s National Executive Council and board of directors will review all submissions during the March 2021 board meeting. All…
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Active Advisor News: January 2021

Welcome to 2021 We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday break and had a pleasant New Year. We are feeling hopeful as we move into 2021 with optimism about SkillsUSA and career and technical education. We will continue to be agile as the world continues to change. Flexibility and adaptability are among our strengths as an…
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Executive Update: January 1, 2021

Welcome to 2021 We hope everyone enjoyed the holiday break and had a pleasant New Year. We are feeling hopeful to move forward into 2021 with optimism about SkillsUSA and career and technical education. We will continue to be agile as the world has and will continue to change. Flexibility and adaptability are among our…
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Executive Update: December 15, 2020

Holiday Message from Chelle Travis  The holiday season always inspires feelings of gratitude, and today, in light of the tough times we’ve all faced this year, those feelings have rarely resonated more strongly. SkillsUSA is particularly grateful for the resilience and dedication our student members have demonstrated in the face of 2020’s incredible challenges. We…
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Plan Now for 2021 SkillsUSA Week

SkillsUSA Week is Feb. 7-13, and you can participate in many different ways: Honor your community supporters, connect with local business and industry professionals, or make a presentation about your CTE program and SkillsUSA chapter at a school board meeting. We encourage you to celebrate all week by planning activities that follow this daily schedule…
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Active Advisor News: December 2020

Pour the IndusTEA Connects Students to Industry On Nov. 18, SkillsUSA chapters from across the country participated in industry discussion panels as a professional development activity. The trade-specific discussions with industry partners were hosted by SkillsUSA and held via Zoom to help members stay motivated and focused on future career paths in this unusual school…
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Executive Update: December 1, 2020

Pour the IndusTEA Connects Students to Industry On Nov. 18, SkillsUSA chapters from across the country participated in industry discussion panels as a professional development activity. The trade-specific discussions with industry partners were hosted by SkillsUSA and held via Zoom to help members stay motivated and focused on future career paths in this unusual school…
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Executive Update: November 16, 2020

Important Dates Nov. 18: Pour the IndusTEA Nov. 30-Dec. 4: ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference (Virtual) Dec. 7-8: SkillsUSA Board of Directors Meeting (Virtual) Feb. 2021: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 7-13: SkillsUSA Week 2021 National Leadership and Skills Conference and SkillsUSA Championships to be Held Virtually  After careful consideration and research, SkillsUSA has decided…
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