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SkillsUSA Members Joined by Secretary of Education In Support of Career and Technical Education

Over 500 Rally on Capitol Hill Before Congressional Visits Secretary of the Department of Education Betsy DeVos and SkillsUSA’s National Officer Team Leesburg, Va. — Students representing career and technical education (CTE) programs in 29 states met with congressional representatives Sept. 26 after hearing the Secretary of Education call SkillsUSA “an integral part of their educational experience.” The students were attending the annual Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI) to learn to be better advocates for public career education. During the Sept. 23-27 event, they visited their congressional representatives and paid respects at Arlington National Cemetery’s Tomb of the Unknowns as... Read More

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Home > Press Room > You searched for technical opportunities Diversity, Equity and Inclusion SkillsUSA Nation Welcomes Everyone On This Page Overview SkillsUSA strives to ensure inclusive participation in all of our programs, partnerships and employment opportunities. In SkillsUSA, diversity encompasses differences in race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender transition status, national origin, age, physical and mental ability, thinking styles,... Read More

SkillsUSA Teams Up with Tractor Supply and Carhartt to Strengthen the Future of Skilled Trades Jobs

SkillsUSA has once again teamed up with Tractor Supply Company (TSC), Tractor Supply Company Foundation and Carhartt for their annual “Support the Trades” campaign designed to raise awareness of the skilled trades while helping SkillsUSA close the skilled trades gap. Carhartt and TSC have an expanded this year’s “Support the Trades” line of shirts and hats from Carhartt to benefit SkillsUSA.

Advisor of the Year

SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year Award honors SkillsUSA’s most dedicated career and technical education instructors. These talented instructors serve SkillsUSA advisors and embrace the SkillsUSA Framework and national programming to create career-ready graduates and opportunities for every member. States hold an Advisor of the Year competition, and the state winners advance to the regional competition. The top five regional winners are interviewed during the national conference, and a national Advisor of the Year is selected. Read More

Awards Programs

Home > Press Room > You searched for technical opportunities Awards Programs Recognizing Excellence On This Page Overview SkillsUSA offers a dazzling array of awards for its students and advisors, underscoring their commitment to promoting excellence and leadership in career and technical education. From distinguished personal honors like the Advisor of the Year to individual and collective achievements like the President’s Volunteer Service award, these recognitions highlight the dedication,... Read More

Scholarships and Grants

Home > Press Room > You searched for technical opportunities Scholarships and Grants Exclusive Opportunities for SkillsUSA Members On This Page Scholarships Overview One of the benefits of SkillsUSA membership is the opportunity to apply for scholarships available only to SkillsUSA members. During the 2022-23 school year, approximately $1 million in annual scholarships were awarded to SkillsUSA high school and college/postsecondary members to offset the cost of postsecondary education and training. Additionally, multiple scholarships... Read More

Association Directors

Home > Press Room > You searched for technical opportunities Association Directors Empowering Future Leaders: SkillsUSA State Association Directors On This Page Overview SkillsUSA state association directors are responsible for overseeing all school chapters within their state or territory. They ensure that the SkillsUSA program is being implemented effectively, providing students with the necessary skills and training to succeed in their chosen career fields. They empower students and educators to... Read More