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Press Room

Welcome to SkillsUSA’s newsroom. Here, journalists can find general background information, current and archived news releases, access to photos, and contact information. We hope our newsroom will be a resource for your reporting needs and story ideas about career and technical education.

For more information about SkillsUSA:

Jane A. DeShong Short
Senior Manager, Public Relations/Communications
Phone: 703-737-0612

Karen Kitzel
Associate Director, Communications
Phone: 703-737-0607

The SkillsUSA Advocacy Site

This site is a free service for SkillsUSA members to reach the news media or contact policymakers with your message: www.congressweb.com/susa#/

SkillsUSA Public Service Announcements

Mike Rowe and Kayleen McCabe have each recorded some great public service announcements for SkillsUSA.

News and Press Releases

Grant Covers Scholarships and General Support Leesburg, Va. — More than 500 students from across the United States will receive
It’s hard to learn to restrain a cat for an X-ray. It’s even harder by video, said Morgan Sylvester, who
Helps Students to Demonstrate their Skills Leesburg, Va. — Viega LLC has announced support for SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit focused
Leesburg, Va. — The Swinerton Foundation, headquartered in Concord, Calif., has announced support for SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit focused on
Assists Students to Train and Demonstrate their Skills Leesburg, Va. — Centuri Group, Inc., has announced support for SkillsUSA, a
SCARBOROUGH, Maine — Putting on hazmat gear for the first time turns out to be a long-drawn-out process, so the
LEESBURG, Va. — Harbor Freight Tools for Schools has awarded $400,000 in teaching excellence awards to seven SkillsUSA instructors from
Leesburg, Va. — In 2020, State Farm Insurance Companies provided $200,000 in support for SkillsUSA, a national nonprofit focused on
Leesburg, Va., July 27, 2020 — Nineteen SkillsUSA instructors are among 50 teachers and teacher teams from across the country
Winners Highlighted for Application of SkillsUSA Framework in Chapter Programming Leesburg, Va. — The top three schools in the nation