May 3, 2022

11:30 a.m. – 2:45 p.m. ET

Explore is the first SkillsUSA career conference designed specifically for middle school students. The conference will create an authentic career-focused experience between students and industry partners that fosters meaningful and lasting connections relevant to the student’s future career.

Middle school students will explore career clusters and plant the seeds for their future. Students will engage in a live encounter with industry professionals to learn more about in-demand careers and build upon occupational identities.

For teachers, this conference is an opportunity to provide students direct connection to national industry partners who represent in-demand careers meeting Perkins V requirements and, potentially, state education standards.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the numerous career pathways they have.
  • Try-on career pathways through interactive demonstrations.
  • Plan how they can dig deeper into their future academic and technical education courses in relation to preparing for the world of work.

Explore is designed to develop the following Essential Elements of the Framework:

  • Professional Development.
  • Self-Motivation.


Plan now to attend!

Registration opens March 15. One-time chapter registration fee of $25 covers all of your students.

Register at: www.skillsusa-register.org/Login.aspx.

This conference will be hosted in SkillsUSA’s new virtual conference center in order to provide access to all SkillsUSA members. Information on how to access this event will be made available to registrants following the close of conference registration.