Category: Press Releases

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Autodesk Teams Up with SkillsUSA to Offer Learning Resources for the Next Generation of Innovators

Collaboration offers training for SkillsUSA instructors and free access to Autodesk software Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA is proud to welcome Autodesk Inc. as a national partner. Autodesk is changing how the world is designed and made. Its technology spans architecture, engineering, construction, product design, manufacturing, media and entertainment, empowering innovators everywhere to solve challenges big and…
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Fieldpiece Instruments Awards $25,000 in #MasteroftheTrade Scholarships to Ten HVACR SkillsUSA Students

Students Receive Funds for Continuing Their Education in HVACR; Effort Supports Continued Development of the Skilled American Workforce ORANGE, Calif. (May 16, 2022) — Fieldpiece Instruments, a proven category leader known for delivering innovative and high-quality HVACR test tools for more than 30 years, has awarded $2,500 #MasteroftheTrade scholarships to 10 SkillsUSA students committed to…
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Executive Update: May 15, 2022

Important Dates May 17-19: State Director Virtual Professional Development Training June 18-20: SkillsUSA Leverage, Activate and Engage Training, Atlanta June 20-24: National Leadership & Skills Conference, Georgia World Congress Center, Atlanta Aug. 16-19: State Director Association Professional Development and Training Conference, Reno, Nev. Successful SkillsUSA National Signing Day On May 5, SkillsUSA celebrated a third…
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SkillsUSA National Signing Day Will Celebrate Skilled Trades Nationwide on May 5

Event to acknowledge, honor and encourage SkillsUSA students pursuing a career in the skilled trades Leesburg, Va. — On May 5, SkillsUSA National Signing Day will celebrate career and technical education students in hundreds of SkillsUSA chapters across the country for their dedication to pursue a career in the skilled trades. On National Signing Day, students…
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24 SkillsUSA Schools Named National Models of Excellence

Honored as 2022’s Most Outstanding SkillsUSA Programs Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA has named 24 SkillsUSA schools as Models of Excellence for 2022. The annual program recognizes the exceptional integration of personal, workplace and technical skills into SkillsUSA chapter activities. This is the highest honor bestowed on chapters by SkillsUSA, which is among the largest student…
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The National Association of Home Builders Supports SkillsUSA and Workforce Development

Provides National Carpentry Winners with Scholarships Leesburg, Va. — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced support for SkillsUSA, a national education nonprofit focused on workforce development. The 2022 sponsorship will support SkillsUSA’s mission and scholarships for the national carpentry winners of the SkillsUSA Championships to further their education. The SkillsUSA Championships will…
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Student Leaders Advocate in Washington for CTE During SkillsUSA Week

SkillsUSA national officers gathered in Washington, D.C. for SkillsUSA Week Feb. 7-11 to advocate for career and technical education (CTE) and SkillsUSA. The elected student leaders visited the U.S. Department of Education on Feb. 10 to meet with Chief of Staff Jennifer Mishory and select OCTAE staff to discuss how SkillsUSA programming aligns with federal…
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SkillsUSA Launches Journey of a Jacket Program Connecting Donors with Students

SkillsUSA has awarded official, red SkillsUSA jackets to 50 SkillsUSA members in 17 states through the newly launched Journey of a Jacket program, made possible with the support of SkillsUSA individual donors.

Lowe’s Grants Awarded to SkillsUSA Chapters

Workforce Development Enhanced with Resources for Learning SkillsUSA has awarded grants to 43 SkillsUSA chapters in 22 states thanks to its longtime partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement. SkillsUSA and Lowe’s have teamed up for over 16 years to support career and technical education (CTE) classrooms across the nation. The new Lowe’s grants provide eligible SkillsUSA…
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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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