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Executive Update: September 15, 2020

Carhartt’s “Every Day is Labor Day” Online Event Raises More Than $300,000 for SkillsUSA! We are thrilled to announce that SkillsUSA received a total of $316,509 from Carhartt as a result of their “Every Day is Labor Day” online event on Labor Day, Sept. 7. As part of the event, all online sales of Carhartt clothing…
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HIRING: Director of Development in the Office of Business Partnerships and Development

SkillsUSA is seeking a senior development professional to lead its philanthropic principles, campaigns and strategies while guiding and motivating a fundraising team of three to achieve excellence in annual development goals. If you have a passion for mission-driven work in the nonprofit, educational arena, we’d love to learn more about you and your professional background.…
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Active Advisor News: September 2020

Help Carhartt Fund the Future of Work … and SkillsUSA For Carhartt, every day is labor day. SkillsUSA agrees. That’s why Carhartt, one of our longstanding partners, has generously agreed to support SkillsUSA’s mission during their “Every Day is Labor Day” event on … you guessed it … Labor Day, Sept. 7. From 7 a.m.…
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Executive Update: September 1, 2020

Help Carhartt Fund the Future of Work … and SkillsUSA For Carhartt, every day is labor day. SkillsUSA agrees. That’s why Carhartt, one of our longstanding partners, has generously agreed to support SkillsUSA’s mission during their “Every Day is Labor Day” event on … you guessed it … Labor Day, Sept. 7. From 7 a.m.…
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Executive Update: August 15, 2020

Registration Opens — Enjoy the Benefits of Professional Membership The SkillsUSA registration site is officially open for the new school year. If you or any chapter advisors need assistance with SkillsUSA membership or registration, hotline operators are ready to answer questions about starting a new chapter, ways to engage chapter members or strategies to strengthen…
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2020 WLTI Canceled

As a result of the ongoing pandemic, SkillsUSA has decided to cancel the 2020 Washington Leadership Training Institute, originally scheduled for September 19-23 in Washington, D.C. This decision was made first and foremost with the health and safety of our members in mind, and it was informed by the guidance and advice of our nation’s…
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Executive Update: August 1, 2020

Share Your “Essential Skills, Essential Workers” Thank-You Messages Since June, SkillsUSA’s “Essential Skills, Essential Workers” social media campaign has highlighted SkillsUSA members who have worked during the pandemic to help keep our nation moving in the fight against COVID-19. While our healthcare workers deservedly take center stage in this effort, areas like culinary arts, welding,…
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SkillsUSA Instructors Finalists for the 2020 Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence

Leesburg, Va., July 27, 2020 — Nineteen SkillsUSA instructors are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country who have been named as finalists for the Harbor Freight Tools for Schools Prize for Teaching Excellence. Their high school trades programs are in the running for a share of $1 million in total cash…
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Executive Update: July 15, 2020

New Theme for 2020-21 Announced The SkillsUSA theme for the 2020-21 school year is: SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, Empowered to Succeed The topic to be addressed by contestants in the 2021 SkillsUSA Chapter Display, Prepared Speech and Promotional Bulletin Board competitions is our theme, “SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, Empowered to Succeed.” As you prepare summer…
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SkillsUSA Names Top Three “Models of Excellence” Schools

Winners Highlighted for Application of SkillsUSA Framework in Chapter Programming Leesburg, Va. — The top three schools in the nation were recognized for excellence in programming in the 2020 SkillsUSA Models of Excellence program. The honors are part of SkillsUSA’s Chapter Excellence Program, in which success is measured by how well students apply career-readiness skills…
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