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Executive Update: October 15, 2021

Important Dates: Oct. 20: Elevate Virtual Conference, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET. Nov. 15-21: National Apprenticeship Week Dec. 1-4: Association for Career and Technical Education CareerTech Vision Conference, New Orleans, La. Feb. 6-12: SkillsUSA Week Year-End Thanks to Our Partners and Donors SkillsUSA recently thanked its generous partners and donors through the Corporate Donor…
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State Associations Recognized for State Standards of Excellence

Oct. 10, 2021 – The SkillsUSA State Standards of Excellence Program experienced growth in its fifth year as 38 states were recognized and received recognition. The purpose of the program is to ensure state associations have in place policies, procedures and structure on an annual basis that deliver a high level of service to membership.…
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SkillsUSA State Directors Hold Professional Development Conference

Group Visits Atlanta, Host City for the National Leadership and Skills Conference Leesburg, Va., Oct. 8, 2021 — More than 60 SkillsUSA State Directors and staff gathered in Atlanta Oct. 4–7 for their annual Professional Development and Training Conference. The conference centered on the successful transition of the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC)…
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Active Advisor News: October 2021

Lowe’s Offers $250,000 in Chapter Grants SkillsUSA partner Lowe’s is offering grants of up to $15,000 per SkillsUSA chapter, part of a total grant donation of $250,000! The grants can be used to upgrade your CTE program’s tools/equipment or to purchase additional materials and supplies for students. The grants can also be used for equipment,…
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Executive Update: October 1, 2021

Important Dates: Oct. 4-7: State Directors Association Annual Professional Development and Training Conference, Atlanta, Ga. Oct. 20: Elevate Virtual Conference, 11 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET. Dec. 1-4: Association for Career and Technical Education CareerTech Vision Conference, New Orleans, La. Feb. 6-12: SkillsUSA Week SkillsUSA Members Advocate at the Washington Leadership Training Institute More than…
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One-on-One Chapter Excellence Program Coaching

SkillsUSA is excited to offer the opportunity to schedule a one-on-one coaching session with our CEP and PoW Coach, Kelli Engelbrecht.

SkillsUSA Members Engage with Elected Officials, Learn Framework Skills at WLTI

More than 300 SkillsUSA students, teachers and state leaders from 19 states traveled to Washington, D.C., this week to participate in the Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) advocacy conference. Many WLTI attendees described the annual event as nothing short of “life changing.” Students learned to become effective leaders and gained a broader understanding of how…
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Executive Update: September 15, 2021

Important Dates: Sept. 18-22: Washington Leadership Training Institute, Alexandria, Va Sept. 23: Chapter of Distinction Mega Prize Virtual Event Oct. 4-7: State Directors Association Annual Professional Development and Training Conference, Atlanta, Ga. Elected Officials Recognize SkillsUSA Champions Following the 2021 virtual NLSC, SkillsUSA’s PR team sent out 367 unique emails to the senators, representatives and…
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Active Advisor: September 2021

Welcoming a New Year, “United as One” SkillsUSA thanks all our dedicated advisors for the resilient and inspiring work you accomplished last year. Despite the challenges, there were many high points on the national level, too, including our first virtual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC). There, we recognized medalists in a record 107 SkillsUSA…
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SkillsUSA Begins Team Selection for WorldSkills Shanghai 2022

SkillsUSA will once again field a team of talented young skilled trades experts who will represent the United States at the 46th WorldSkills Competition, the largest international showcase of the skilled trades. SkillsUSA and its technical experts in six trade areas are currently working to put together the 2022 team that will compete in Shanghai, China on Oct. 12-17, 2022.