Executive Update: August 15, 2019

Important Dates Aug. 15-19: State Directors Association Annual Professional Development and Training Conference, Herndon, Va. Aug. 18-28: WorldSkills Competition, Kazan, Russia Sept. 21-25: Washington Leadership Training Institute, Alexandria, Va. Executive Director’s Report New SkillsUSA School Year Launches SkillsUSA’s membership registration site opened Aug. 1 for the new school year. All registered professional members receive the […]

Fine Homebuilding and SkillsUSA’s #KeepCraftAlive Scholarship Winner Students Show Passion for the Trades

Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA, in the third year of partnership with Fine Homebuilding, is proud to announce the #KeepCraftAlive Scholarship winners. Twenty-four students, all studying in construction-related fields and planning to pursue continued education in the trades, received a $2,500 scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year. Selections were based on completion of an application, along […]

Business Partner Summit

Partner Summit 2019 Oct. 9-11 Sheraton Arlington Hotel, A Marriott Property 1500 Convention Center Drive, Arlington, Texas Hotel reservations REGISTER HERE Wednesday, October 9 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration 12 noon – 1 p.m. Opening Luncheon Welcome State of the Association New Executive Director Talent Pipeline Development 1:15 – 2 p.m. Partnering with SkillsUSA […]

Executive Update: July 15, 2019

Important Dates July 23-28: Summer National Officer Training, Dulles, Va. Aug. 15-19: State Directors Association Annual Professional Development and Training Conference, Herndon, Va. Executive Director’s Report NLSC Hits New High in Attendance We’ve just returned from our largest SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) ever, with registration at 11,136 and a final contestant count […]

SkillsUSA Joins Movement to Rebuild the Skilled Trade Workforce

Lowe’s Launches Generation T to Convene Job Seekers and Companies to Close the Skilled Trades Gap SkillsUSA has joined Generation T (“Gen T”), a national movement launched by Lowe’s Home Improvement to address the widening skilled trades gap. Together, Gen T seeks to drive enrollment in skilled trade training and build a pipeline of skilled […]