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The National Association of Home Builders Supports SkillsUSA and Workforce Development

Provides National Carpentry Winners with Scholarships Leesburg, Va. — The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) has announced support for SkillsUSA, a national education nonprofit focused on workforce development. The 2022 sponsorship will support SkillsUSA’s mission and scholarships for the national carpentry winners of the SkillsUSA Championships to further their education. The SkillsUSA Championships will…
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Executive Update: February 15, 2022

Important Dates February: Career and Technical Education Month March 1: National Membership Deadline May 3-4: Connect to My Future Conference May 5: National Signing Day May 8: SkillsUSA’s 57th Anniversary Thanks for a Memorable SkillsUSA Week Thanks to all who helped make SkillsUSA Week 2022 a rousing and inspiring success. State directors, please encourage your…
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Active Advisor News: February 2022

SkillsUSA Week Stories Welcome! Last week, Feb. 7-11, chapters across the country engaged in experiences that honored their community supporters, connected with local business and industry professionals and shared SkillsUSA with their administrators. See how the SkillsUSA national officers spent their week! There is still time to share your SkillsUSA Week stories, photos or links…
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Student Leaders Advocate in Washington for CTE During SkillsUSA Week

SkillsUSA national officers gathered in Washington, D.C. for SkillsUSA Week Feb. 7-11 to advocate for career and technical education (CTE) and SkillsUSA. The elected student leaders visited the U.S. Department of Education on Feb. 10 to meet with Chief of Staff Jennifer Mishory and select OCTAE staff to discuss how SkillsUSA programming aligns with federal…
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SkillsUSA Launches Journey of a Jacket Program Connecting Donors with Students

SkillsUSA has awarded official, red SkillsUSA jackets to 50 SkillsUSA members in 17 states through the newly launched Journey of a Jacket program, made possible with the support of SkillsUSA individual donors.

Executive Update: February 1, 2022

Important Dates Feb. 7-11: SkillsUSA Week New SkillsUSA National-Level Recognition Award The new SkillsUSA “Hall of Champions” Award recognizes individuals who have dedicated themselves at the national level to helping youth develop and embody the components of the SkillsUSA Framework. Candidates may be nominated by a state SkillsUSA director, current or past SkillsUSA board member,…
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Lowe’s Grants Awarded to SkillsUSA Chapters

Workforce Development Enhanced with Resources for Learning SkillsUSA has awarded grants to 43 SkillsUSA chapters in 22 states thanks to its longtime partnership with Lowe’s Home Improvement. SkillsUSA and Lowe’s have teamed up for over 16 years to support career and technical education (CTE) classrooms across the nation. The new Lowe’s grants provide eligible SkillsUSA…
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Executive Update: January 15, 2022

Important Dates  Jan. 18-21: CMS Virtual Boot Camp Jan. 31-Feb. 3: SkillsUSA Technical Committee Chair Meeting, Atlanta Feb. 7-11: SkillsUSA Week SkillsUSA Full-Time Staff Additions We are pleased to announce a new hire and a change of status for three previous contractors to full-time employees. Hilary Legge joined SkillsUSA as our new data stewardship manager…
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Active Advisor News: January 2022

The Road to Atlanta: NLSC 2022 The SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC) will be held in Atlanta from June 20-24, and we’ve been using this space to highlight some of the city’s attractions to help get you excited for the big event (not that you need many more reasons to get excited). At…
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Executive Update: December 15, 2021

Happy Holidays! All of us at SkillsUSA hope you each have a wonderful holiday season and a safe, healthy and prosperous 2022. Please note that the SkillsUSA National Leadership Center will be closed for the holiday season from Dec. 20-31. The Executive Update will resume on Jan. 15, 2022. New SkillsUSA TECHSPO and Sponsorships Senior…
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