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Nominate Someone for Everyday Job Heroes

Did someone help write your résumé for free?  Does a colleague go out of their way to drive you to work?  Did your teacher take the time to help every student in the class get an internship? Every Day Job Heroes change our lives.  They provide inspiration, and by doing so, help us prepare for,…
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First SkillsUSA National Signing Day a Big Success

SkillsUSA National Signing Day took place on Wednesday, May 8. Over 300 schools and an estimated 3,000 students participated across the country. The event saluted career and technical education students for pledging to continue in a skilled trades career after high school, in the same way as student athletes who sign for college sports programs…
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Signing Day a Big Success

SkillsUSA National Signing Day, presented by Klein Tools was a huge success! Please check the SkillsUSA Facebook page and the Klein Tools Facebook page where events were streamed live throughout the day with SkillsUSA National Signing Day highlights. Below are the locations from the May 8 SkillsUSA National Signing Day: GC-Tech in Levittown, N.Y. CTHS Pasadena ISD…
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SkillsUSA Names 24 Schools as National Models of Excellence

Honored as America’s Top SkillsUSA Programs for 2019 Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA recently named 24 SkillsUSA chapters as Models of Excellence for 2019. At the top level of SkillsUSA’s Chapter Excellence Program, these schools are recognized for the exceptional integration and application of personal, workplace and technical skills in their SkillsUSA chapter activities. This is…
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It’s Here! National Week of Service

As part of SkillsUSA’s annual program of work, we ask local chapters to plan, promote and conduct a community service project during the SkillsUSA National Week of Service, May 5-11. This helps commemorate the organization’s founding on May 8, 1965. SkillsUSA advisors or chapter officers can email a brief description of their local events and…
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24 SkillsUSA Schools Named National Models of Excellence

Honored as an Outstanding SkillsUSA Programs Congratulations to the 24 Models of Excellence programs that have been selected to  represents the very best in chapter achievement. These chapters will participate in the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Louisville, Ky., June 24-28. Activities include finalist interviews, an awards dinner at the Kentucky Derby Museum,…
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Jimmy Garoppolo to Participate in SkillsUSA National Signing Day Sponsored by Klein Tools May 8

Event to acknowledge, honor and encourage high school seniors who have chosen to pursue a career as a professional in the skilled trades  Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA and Klein Tools are excited to announce SkillsUSA National Signing Day 2019, celebrating thousands of high school seniors who are dedicated to pursuing a career in the skilled trades.…
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Watch for a Communications Survey from SkillsUSA

At SkillsUSA, we are committed to continually assessing member needs and improving our work. Stone Ward Communications of Chicago is working with SkillsUSA to conduct research that will help us determine the best ways to develop and deliver printed and digital member communications and resources, including SkillsUSA Champions magazine. A scientifically selected group of state SkillsUSA…
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Help Launch the SkillsUSA Hope Fund

The SkillsUSA Hope Fund was established in 2019 to provide emergency scholarships for individual students in crisis to further their trade education, and for chapters affected by natural disasters. The fund is building during 2019 and we anticipate opening scholarships in 2020. We encourage our SkillsUSA staff, state association directors, board and foundation members, teachers…
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CTSO Student Leaders Showcase CTE

[insertgallery id=”18211″] On Tuesday, March 26, the Senate CTE Caucus hosted a reception at the Dirksen Senate Office Building for Members of Congress and their staffs, titled “CTE Success: Student Leaders in Action”. The reception tied into ACTE’s National Policy Seminar and was attended by Senators Tim Kaine (D-VA) and Todd Young (R-IN), who both…
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