SKILLS JAM Showcases SkillsUSA Students and Advisors

Published: October 25, 2023
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The new episodic docuseries “SKILLS JAM” premiered Oct. 17 on the SKILLS JAM YouTube channel. The show follows the journeys of SkillsUSA students from their state competitions to the national SkillsUSA Championships, and it’s packed full of heart, inspiration and validation for the positive effect SkillsUSA and career and technical education can have on a student’s career and life journey. SKILLS JAM is produced by the Skilled Careers Coalition in cooperation with SkillsUSA.

Learn more about the episodes below:

  • Ep. 01: Lights, Camera, Nationals! – Pleasant Valley High School, Chico, Calif. – This talented team from Chico, CA compete
    in Video Production which includes camera, sound, interviewing and editing. In this first act, viewers will have a front-row pass to
    dive into the exciting journey of each student as they uncover what truly fuels their passions. Viewers will get acquainted with
    their mentors and join as the team prepares for the most epic moment of their young lives: the SkillsUSA National Championships.
  • Ep. 02: Teamwork Makes the Dreamwork! – Montecito High School, Ramona, Calif. and Jacksonville High School (All-Girl
    Team), Jacksonville, N.C. – These two elite teams are among several competing in Teamworks, a collaboration of skills across
    carpentry, masonry, plumbing and electrical. With stakes soaring high, audiences will follow the gripping journey of these two
    teams through the intense competition filled with heart-pounding moments when the winners are revealed.
  • Ep. 03: Ones and Zeros Gaming Heroes – Westminster High School, Westminster, Colo. and Lakeview Leadership
    Academy, Victorville, Calif. – Follow two teams competing in Interactive Application & Video Game Development which includes
    design, animation and programming. To help them dream, SKILLS JAM takes them from the competition to the real

Check out the episodes today!

 

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