Leesburg, Va. — Thousands of local SkillsUSA chapters are joining more than 50 state associations for SkillsUSA Week Feb. 4-10, 2018. The annual celebration, presented by Carhartt, represents over 300,000… Read More
Quality jobs shift from blue-collar industries to skilled services.
Many believe good jobs for workers without a bachelor's degree no longer exist in a labor market buffeted by automation and globalization… Read More
“Attracting the Next Generation” Report Shows
Value of SkillsUSA Within Career and Technical Education
Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA membership increases career and technical students’ likelihood of continuing in the career they are… Read More
Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce, in partnership with JPMorgan Chase & Co., has released new research that finds that even with the overall decline in manufacturing, nearly… Read More
Highlights Importance of a Competitive, Highly Skilled Workforce
Leesburg, Va. — The SkillsUSA WorldTeam received four Medallions of Excellence in the WorldSkills Competition Oct. 14-19. SkillsUSA represents the United States and… Read More
SkillsUSA competitor Jordan Baker was featured in The Wall Street Journal on Oct. 30 in an article, “The Thrill of Victory in Welding, Baking and Bricklaying,” about the recent WorldSkills… Read More
Leesburg, Va., Oct. 3, 2017 – Clayton Mitchell, education programs consultant for the California Department of Education and state association director for SkillsUSA California, was elected to serve on the… Read More
LEESBURG, Va., Oct. 26, 2017 — SkillsUSA announces the election of John W. Kett, president and CEO of Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA), a business unit of auction giant KAR… Read More
Grants to Enhance Learning Opportunities and Impact Communities Nationwide.
LEESBURG, VA. OCTOBER 17, 2017 –– This year, 31 SkillsUSA chapters will receive grants from Lowe’s to enhance schools and communities while building… Read More
Over 500 Rally on Capitol Hill Before Congressional Visits
Leesburg, Va. — Students representing career and technical education (CTE) programs in 29 states met with congressional representatives Sept. 26 after hearing… Read More