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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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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.

Wolverine and the Ram Truck Brand Celebrate Labor Day and Support SkillsUSA

A donation from each item pre-ordered will go to SkillsUSA to build trade, technical and skilled service training programs Leesburg, Va., Sept. 2, 2021 — To celebrate the skilled trades this Labor Day, Wolverine and Ram Trucks have collaborated on the new “Wolverine x Ram” line of work boots, built in the U.S.A. and inspired by…
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Support the Trades in Fashion Through New Campaign

SkillsUSA has teamed up with Tractor Supply Company (TSC) and Carhartt for the new “Support the Trades” campaign, designed to raise awareness of the skilled trades while helping SkillsUSA close the skilled trades gap. As part of the campaign, Carhartt and TSC have created a new line of “Support the Trades” shirts, and proceeds from…
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Registration for the 2021 Washington Leadership Training Institute is Open!

Join us in-person this fall for our 2021 Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI), scheduled for Sept. 18-22. This conference is for all SkillsUSA students and advisors who want to grow in the Essential Elements of professionalism, communication and leadership and passionately advocate for career and technical education (CTE). The conference will be held at the Hilton Alexandria Mark…
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National Competitors Offer Thanks

Holding the SkillsUSA Championships always requires a huge, coordinated effort from all our SkillsUSA stakeholders and industry partners, but that challenge was never greater than it was in 2021. Despite the challenges of a global pandemic, SkillsUSA members and supporters from across the country worked to find new ways to hold their competitive events, leading…
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SkillsUSA Students Elected as National Officers

Leaders will Meet with Industry Partners and Enhance Professional Skills Leesburg, Va.— Six SkillsUSA students were selected by their peers to serve as national officers during the 57th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference held virtually, June 14-24. The students, representing both high school and college/postsecondary schools in various fields of career and technical…
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SkillsUSA Names Top Three Chapters in Models of Excellence Program

Winners Highlighted for Application of SkillsUSA Framework in Chapter Programming Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA recently named its top three chapters in the 2021 Models of Excellence program. Chapters at the Center for Advanced Technical Studies in South Carolina, the Valley Academy for Career and Technology Education in Arizona and Forsyth Central High School in Georgia…
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2021 Awards Book cover

2021 Awards and Recognition Book Released

This Awards and Recognition Book is overflowing with information to get you ready and excited for SkillsUSA’s 57th National Leadership and Skills Conference. Learn more!

Finalist Listings

The following competition finalists have been made available. Job Interview Opening and Closing Ceremonies Pin Design Prepared Speech Quiz Bowl