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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

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
Leesburg, Va. — SkillsUSA, a national student organization serving more than 365,000 students and teachers in career and technical education,
Industry Coalition to Leverage Experience, Connections and Resources Leesburg, Va. — To support continued learning for career and technical education
https://youtu.be/m5IymugEyM4 Official 2020 NLSC Announcement from SkillsUSA Executive Director Chelle Travis The current health crisis we’re facing has affected all
Leesburg, Va. – The Board of Directors of the Clifford H. “Ted” Rees, Jr., Scholarship Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charitable foundation
SkillsUSA staff and national officers carried out several advocacy events Feb. 4-5 as part of SkillsUSA Week and CTE Month.
WorldSkills and the OECD have joined forces to better understand the attitudes of young people when it comes to how