Executive Update: January 15, 2019

Important Dates Jan. 16-19: State Directors Association Officers Meeting, Atlanta February: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 3-9: SkillsUSA Week Feb. 5-7: SkillsUSA Championships Technical Committee Chair Meeting, Atlanta Executive Director’s Report Happy 2019! I hope your holiday break was enjoyable and you found time for rest and reflection. Here at the national headquarters, we […]

Active Advisor News: January 2019

Update from Tim Lawrence Happy 2019! I hope your holiday break was enjoyable. As the new year gets into full swing, I want to say how much I appreciate all you do — and provide a few helpful pieces of information for you and your students. For your convenience, the Active Advisor newsletters are archived […]

The Best Way to Build a Successful SkillsUSA Chapter

You know you are having a great year in SkillsUSA, so why not be recognized for it? Did you elect officers, hold chapter meetings and engage in chapter activities? Then take it to the next level: Complete the Chapter Excellence Program Quality Chapter application and receive the recognition you have earned as a chapter. Start […]

SkillsUSA Alumni News: December 2018

Like Icing on the Cake:  For Its Pastry Program, Restaurant Group Focuses on SkillsUSA Hires Executive Pastry Chef Jacqueline Mearman is a SkillsUSA professional partner intentionally hiring SkillsUSA alumni based on the personal, workplace and technical skills gained from participating in SkillsUSA. The company currently employs three alumni. Two of them, Sierra Slocum and Heather Carpentieri, […]

Executive Update: December 15, 2018

Important Dates Jan. 12-13: SkillsUSA Scoring Boot Camp, Leesburg, Va. Jan. 16-19: State Directors Association Officers Meeting, Atlanta February: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 3-9: SkillsUSA Week Feb. 5-7: SkillsUSA Championships Technical Committee Chair Meeting, Atlanta Executive Director’s Report ACTE CareerTech VISION Conference a Success From Nov. 27-31, several staff and I attended the […]

Executive Update: December 1, 2018

Important Dates Jan. 12-13: SkillsUSA Scoring Boot Camp, Leesburg, Va. February: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 3-9: SkillsUSA Week Feb. 5-7: SkillsUSA Championships Technical Committee Chair Meeting, Atlanta Executive Director’s Report Three States Surpass Last Year’s Membership It is still early, but three state SkillsUSA directors have already led their states to surpass last […]