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October 02, 2015

New Research Shows That SkillsUSA Participation Makes a Difference in CTE Student Outcomes

SkillsUSA Members Have Higher GPA, More Exposure to Potential Employers and Are Better Prepared for Workforce or Continued Education  Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA participation is cited prominently as…

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October 02, 2015

Attracting the Next Generation Workforce Research Paper

We’re excited to share some new research with you on the value of SkillsUSA programs within the career and technical education programs we serve. Attracting the Next Generation Workforce: The…

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September 24, 2015

Dissecting a Career Plan

Health occupations students at Sikeston (Mo.) Career and Technology Center participate in Project Hope (Helping Other People Everywhere). The goals of the program include building leadership skills in high-school students…

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September 24, 2015

A Smooth Approach to Baseball

Bucket-toting, fundraising volunteers for a nonprofit, Abigail’s Plan, sport T-shirts printed by Sandy Wheeley’s Lawrence (Tenn.) County High School graphics class. The Abigail’s Plan logo, designed by Wheeley, has become…

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September 24, 2015

Zero Tolerance

Students at Lanier High School in San Antonio learned how truancy, teen pregnancy and gang problems at their school were related to alcohol and drug abuse. Through mentoring, resource booths…

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September 24, 2015

A New Place for Homeless Kids to Play

Students, faculty and staff from McCann Technical School in North Adams, Mass., helped spruce up Louison House, their area’s homeless shelter. With funds raised selling candles, they repainted the play…

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July 13, 2015

SkillsUSA Members Participate in White House “CTE Innovators” Event

Honored at the White House as CTE Innovators on June 30 were SkillsUSA students and advisors including instructor Timothy McLeod and student Ahmad Shawwal, Spotsylvania Career and Technical Center,…

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April 21, 2015

Making Tracks for Inclusion

Building trades students at Bethlehem (Pa.) Area Vocational Technical School (BAVTS) built easels and frames to display children’s paintings created in the Wheels of Friendship program developed by the organization…

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April 21, 2015

Their Skills are Dog-Gone Good

Construction students at Jackson (Ga.) High School have designed and built doghouses for sale. They also donated several to the Butts County Sheriff’s Office K-9 units. The project gives students…

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