Category: NLSC

Seeking Talented Singers to Open Conference

SkillsUSA is seeking talented student or adult performers to sing the national anthem at the Opening Ceremony for the 2020 SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference. Audition videos can be submitted via: https://skillsusa.wufoo.com/forms/national-anthem-auditions/ and must be the singing of the national anthem. Auditions must be received by Feb. 3. SkillsUSA does not pay any travel expenses for the…
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National Competition Scores Now Available

Detailed scores are available online now. Before you try to retrieve your score, please be sure you have your competitor number available. If you don’t know the number, please contact your state association director. If you have any questions about your score or have problems retrieving it, please direct them to Dave Worden in our…
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America’s Highly Skilled Workforce Meets in Louisville

SkillsUSA will come to Louisville June 24-28 for its 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference, the world’s largest showcase of skilled trades. Quality career and technical education will be the centerpiece of the conference. More than 19,000 students, teachers, education leaders, and representatives from 600 national corporations, trade associations, businesses and labor unions will…
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Secretary of Education Tours SkillsUSA Championships in Louisville

U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos was in Louisville on June 28, touring the SkillsUSA Championships with Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin and Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton. SkillsUSA executive director Tim Lawrence hosted the walking tour of the national competition for the trio, who also met with students and business partners participating in the conference at…
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Mike Rowe Talks SkillsUSA on “Fox and Friends”

America’s Favorite “Dirty Jobs Guy” Highlights SkillsUSA as a Skills Gap Solution  SkillsUSA was featured on national morning show “Fox and Friends” on June 21 in a segment featuring Mike Rowe, proponent of the skilled trades who is working to highlight career and technical education as an alternative to the four-year degree. In the segment,…
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