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Register Members by March 1 to Receive Valuable Benefits

The national membership deadline is March 1. Student members can participate in programming, receive recognition, apply for scholarships, awards and honors and must meet both state and national deadlines to be eligible for national competition, serve as voting delegates or run for national office. Becoming a professional member of SkillsUSA is one of the best…
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Important Announcement on SkillsUSA’s National Leadership Center from Executive Director Chelle Travis

Dear SkillsUSA Nation,  I’m writing to let you know that SkillsUSA’s board of directors has unanimously approved the acceptance of an offer to purchase our National Leadership Center building and property in Leesburg, Va.   This decision was reached for many reasons, all of which can be summed up by one: This opportunity will strengthen and expand…
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Fieldpiece Instruments and SkillsUSA Join Forces to Deliver Scholarships Supporting the HVACR Industry

Ten Fieldpiece #MasteroftheTrade HVACR Scholarships Now Available to SkillsUSA Students Dec. 1, 2021 — Fieldpiece Instruments, a leader in tool and test instruments for HVACR professionals for over 30 years, today announced it has joined forces with SkillsUSA to present $25,000 in scholarship opportunities as a way to give back to the industry it serves.…
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SkillsUSA Instructors Honored for Teaching Excellence

Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Recognizes Outstanding CTE Educators Leesburg, Va., Oct. 25, 2021 — Harbor Freight Tools for Schools has awarded $400,000 in teaching excellence awards to six SkillsUSA instructors from across the country in the 2021 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. The prize recognizes outstanding instruction in the skilled…
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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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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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