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Press Releases

October 06, 2016

2016 WorldSkills Leaders Forum Provides New Perspectives on the Future of Skills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Contacts: Mike Pitre or Michèle Rogerson, Skills/Compétences Canada 613-784-9996, mikep@skillscanada.com 613-266-4771, micheler@skillscanada.com Contacts: Jane Short or Karen Kitzel, SkillsUSA 703-737-0612, jshort@skillsusa.org 703-737-0607, kkitzel@skillsusa.org…

Chapter News

September 23, 2016

Automotive Students Keep Folks Moving

At Washburn Technical Institute of Technology (WIT) in Topeka, Kan., students in auto collision repair and auto service technology work with licensed technicians to refurbish cars for families in need. Since…

Chapter News

September 23, 2016

Putting a Lid on Second Graders

Katie Saint working on a cap and letter for her buddy. Law enforcement students at Northeast Metro 916 Career and Technical Center in White Bear Lake, Minn., mentor Oakdale (Minn.)…

Chapter News

September 23, 2016

Awareness, Nutrition and Meals

To raise awareness of the growing number of local families with insufficient sources of food, Kaitlyn Hermansen, Marian Yalong and Regina Yoo (pictured left to right) created the #SayNo2Hunger social…

Features Press Releases

September 02, 2016

Students Who Study Technical Education May Earn More

A new white paper, entitled “Preparing our Students for Career Success – What Parents Should Know” examines the U.S. Department of Education’s College Scorecard and U.S. labor market trends to…

Press Releases

August 25, 2016

SME and SkillsUSA Partner to Provide Memberships to High School Educators and Students

(DEARBORN, Mich. – June 22, 2016) – SME and SkillsUSA, two organizations dedicated to finding solutions for the U.S. skills gap, have announced a high school membership partnership to inspire…

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August 17, 2016

SkillsUSA Supports Putting Learner Success First

SkillsUSA Executive Director Tim Lawrence authored a guest post on Advance CTE’s blog. Advance CTE: State Leaders Connecting Learning to Work is the longest-standing national non-profit that represents State…

Press Releases

June 30, 2016

SkillsUSA Response to Ohio Masonry Contest Issue

Attached is a statement from SkillsUSA and a statement from the Ohio Department of Education. These statements pertain to an issue with the scoring of the 2016 SkillsUSA Ohio Masonry…

Chapter News

April 15, 2016

They Bagged It for the Needy

At Niagara Career and Technical Education Center in Sanborn, N.Y., SkillsUSA advisor Scott Brauer asked members to collect food and organize it in bags. Students made the rounds at…

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Jane A. DeShong Short

Senior Manager, Public Relations/Communications
703-737-0612

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Associate Director, Communications
703-737-0607

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