SkillsUSA Blog

Opposing the Elimination of OCTAE

SkillsUSA has become aware that the U.S. Department of Education is proposing to consolidate the Office of Career, Technical and Adult Education (OCTAE) into a new Office of Postsecondary and… Read More

Executive Update: April 15, 2018

Important Dates May 8: SkillsUSA’s 53rd Anniversary May 6-12: SkillsUSA National Week of Service Executive Director’s Report SkillsUSA Board Meets in Arizona On March 21-22, SkillsUSA’s board of directors had a very productive meeting at the… Read More

Spreading Kindness and Mulch

Students in architecture, digital design and filmmaking programs applied for and received a $2,250 SkillsUSA Lowe’s grant to help renovate the playground on the campus of John F. Kennedy High School… Read More

It’s Their Move

Less electronics, more human interaction and exercise inspired Adam Taylor and Victoria Moreau to develop a chess/checkers garden for their community in Pocomoke City, Md. Large pavers were used to… Read More

An Art Gallery Shows Skills

Graphics design students at C.S. Monroe Technology Center in Leesburg, Va., had the opportunity to show their painting, photography and digital work at an exhibit at the town hall. Locals… Read More

Developing a Safe Way

Engineering club students at Sylmar (Calif.) Biotech Health Academy developed an idea for an identification card to be used by homeless people. Featuring a user photo and a scannable datamatrix… Read More

Active Advisor News: April 2018

Update from Tim Lawrence Celebrating International Women’s Day with Facebook Live On March 8, TV host Kayleen McCabe and SkillsUSA national officer and machine tool technology student Maci Key had a Facebook… Read More