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January 06, 2016

SkillsUSA Alumni Newsletter: January 2016

The latest issue of the SkillsUSA Alumni and Friends newsletter has been emailed to our list. You can read it online here. If you’d like to subscribe,…

Chapter News

December 17, 2015

Helping Kids Stay Safe

In Arizona, the law, public safety and security students at Pima County Joint Technical Education District have been working on a child safety program with Tucson police Detective Joseph Wall…

Chapter News

December 17, 2015

Planting Happiness

A pleasant learning environment is conducive to learning. So what happens when students step up to make their surroundings look better? Accolades. Comments like “the project caused the environment…

Chapter News

December 17, 2015

Pampering Services for Patients

Trezevant Career and Technical Center students in Memphis, Tenn., provide free cosmetology services to cancer survivors and patients during the school’s Cancer Pamper Party. Besides giving patients some relief…

Press Releases

December 11, 2015

National CTE Associations Applaud Passage of Every Student Succeeds Act

The Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) and the National Association of State Directors of Career Technical Education Consortium (NASDCTEc) today applauded Congress and President Obama on the passage…

Alumni Features

December 01, 2015

New Alumni Career Resources

We’re proud to announce a new partnership with Cengage Learning to offer SkillsUSA Alumni access to valuable tools and resources for their careers. Whether it is…

Press Releases

November 23, 2015

Building Skills for Life (from

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away … In the endearing and enduring tale of Star Wars, legions of specially trained Jedi Knights were needed to maintain…

Press Releases

November 19, 2015

New SkillsUSA Resource Helps Elementary School Students Explore STEM Careers

Jump Into STEM! Explores 22 Careers Leesburg, Va. November 18, 2015 SkillsUSA has announced the release of a new resource that encourages high-school students to mentor younger students on possible career…

Press Releases

November 16, 2015

Cengage Learning Provides Access to Workforce Development Solutions for Thousands of SkillsUSA Alumni

Delivers Online Courses and Career Assistance Through New Portal Boston, Mass., Oct. 31, 2015 – Cengage Learning has expanded its partnership with SkillsUSA to offer SkillsUSA alumni access to a…

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