Total Participation Plan (HS and MS)

The SkillsUSA Total Participation Plan (TPP) allows eligible students who are enrolled in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations, to participate in SkillsUSA as an integral part of their education. That means your entire classroom, school or school district can join SkillsUSA on a single plan that covers national dues, state dues and employability skills training materials for students.

Through use of Total Participation Plan, students are provided the opportunity to develop SkillsUSA Framework skills that encompass the necessary personal, workplace and technical skills needed for career readiness. Your affiliation through the Total Participation Plan means you’ve made a commitment to SkillsUSA to integrate Career Essentials: Experiences, Career Essentials: Assessments, and/or educational resources into your classroom.

Use this plan if your school is a high school, middle school or your district has a combination of both or a combination of high school and college/postsecondary students.

The SkillsUSA Career Essentials suite includes products that ensure students have the foundational skills, attitudes and values to distinguish them from other applicants in the skilled labor marketplace. Once on the job, students will be productive and promotable. The SkillsUSA Career Essentials suite is the solution to producing career-ready graduates who are prepared to face the 21st-century demands of employers. To learn more about the SkillsUSA Career Essentials suite of products, visit: www.careeressentials.org

TPP is available to local schools only by approval from their state association director. The following states are participating in the Total Participation Plan:

Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Missouri, Nebraska, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas , Utah, Virginia, West Virginia and Wisconsin.