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.

This plan focuses on delivering a full SkillsUSA program to all eligible students in a school or school district.This plan also focuses on the development of essential employability, participative and attitude development skills as called for in the U.S. Department of Labor’s Secretary’s Commission on Achieving Necessary Skills (SCANS) Report.

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:

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

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