• What is SkillsUSA?
    SkillsUSA is a national student organization that develops employability, participatory and leadership skills to complement the occupational skills developed by students in technical education classrooms or work-based learning sites.  SkillsUSA is an integral part of approved technical education occupation programs.
    SkillsUSA Purpose...
    • To unite in a common bond all students enrolled in trade, industrial, technical and health occupations education
    • To develop leadership abilities through participation in educational, vocational, civic, recreational and social activities
    • To foster a deep respect for the dignity of work
    • To assist students in establishing realistic vocational goals
    • To help students attain a purposeful life
    • To create enthusiasm for learning
    • To promote high standards in trade ethics, workmanship, scholarship and safety
    • To develop the ability of students to plan together, organize and carry out worthy activities and projects through the use of the democratic process
    • To foster a wholesome understanding of the functions of labor and management organizations and a recognition of their mutual interdependence
    • To create among students, faculty members, patrons of the school and persons in business and labor a sincere interest in the esteem for trade, industrial, technical and health occupations
    • To develop patriotism through knowledge of our nation’s heritage and the practice of democracy