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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

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
Leesburg, Va.—SkillsUSA members from 13 states have been recognized for their outstanding community service this year. SkillsUSA, as an official
Retired executive director Timothy Lawrence has written a reflection essay about his career in workforce development and the power of
Important Dates June 26: NLSC 2020 Virtual Recognition Sessions at 3 p.m., 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. SkillsUSA Members Named
Honored as 2020’s Most Outstanding SkillsUSA Programs Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA has named 24 SkillsUSA schools as Models of Excellence
Program Recognizes high school seniors for their accomplishments in CTE Leesburg, Va. — The U.S. Department of Education announced the
Encourages the Pursuit of Craftsmanship and Helps Close Skills Gap Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA and Fine Homebuilding teamed up for
Supports Workforce Development Through Educational Materials Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA and home improvement retailer Lowe’s have teamed up on a
Educational Curriculum offered during COVID-19 Pandemic Leesburg, Va. — The current pandemic has forced instructors and school administrators to quickly