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Category: Press Releases

SkillsUSA Instructors Honored for Teaching Excellence

The Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence was presented to 20 teachers across the United States this week, including 12 registered SkillsUSA instructors. The prize recognizes outstanding instruction in the skilled trades in U.S. public high schools and the teachers who inspire students to learn skills for life after graduation.

WorldSkills USA Will Go for Gold in International Welding Competition, Oct. 17-20 in Cleveland

Jordan Packer of Utah will compete in the upcoming WorldSkills Competition 2022 Special Edition on Oct. 17-20. The international welding competition will be held at the Lincoln Electric Welding Technology and Training Center in Cleveland.

SkillsUSA Teams Up with Tractor Supply and Carhartt to Strengthen the Future of Skilled Trades Jobs

SkillsUSA has teamed up with Tractor Supply Company (TSC), Tractor Supply Foundation (TSC), and Carhartt for the “Support the Trades” campaign designed to raise awareness of the skilled trades while helping SkillsUSA close the skilled trades gap.

Fine Homebuilding Awards Scholarships to Construction Trades Students to Recognize Excellence in Craftsmanship

Fine Homebuilding and Keep Craft Alive, in its sixth year partnering with SkillsUSA, have announced this year’s #KeepCraftAlive Scholarship winners. Eighteen students studying in construction-related fields received a $2,500 scholarship for the 2022-23 academic year.

SkillsUSA Instructors Announced as Finalists for the 2022 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence

Leesburg, Va., July 26, 2022 — Twenty-five SkillsUSA instructors are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who are finalists for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools 2022 Prize for Teaching Excellence. Their high school trades programs are in the running for a share of $1.25 million in total cash awards. The…
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SkillsUSA Names Top Three “Models of Excellence” Chapters

Winners Honored for SkillsUSA Framework Application in Chapter Programming Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA announced its top three chapters for the 2022 Models of Excellence (MOE) program during the awards session at the National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) in Atlanta, on Friday, June 24. The three winners were selected from a talented field of 24…
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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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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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