We are pleased to let you know that this year’s SkillsUSA Week is coming up soon February 2-8 2020. It’s not too late for your students and your school to get involved.
SkillsUSA Week is held every year by SkillsUSA, a nonprofit partnership of education and industry founded in 1965 to strengthen our nation’s skilled workforce. SkillsUSA has more than 366,000 annual paid members nationwide in high schools, colleges and middle schools, covering more than 130 trade, technical and skilled service occupations, and is recognized by the U.S. departments of Education and Labor for its contributions to career and technical education.
“We have served nearly 14 million members since 1965,” SkillsUSA states on its website. “Driven by employer demand, SkillsUSA helps students develop necessary personal and workplace skills along with technical skills grounded in academics.”
How Your Students Can Take Part in SkillsUSA this Year
This year’s events include:
- Appreciation Day – Monday, Feb. 3
- Advocacy Day – Tuesday, Feb. 4
- Member Outreach Day – Wednesday, Feb. 5
- SkillsUSA Service Day – Thursday, Feb. 6
- SkillsUSA Day – Friday, Feb. 7
To learn more about SkillsUSA Week and all of the SkillsUSA programs, visit SkillsUSA.org.
To Learn More about Career & Technical Education Programs and CTE Career Options
We invite all students to explore their career options by participating in our career and college research studies. Students who complete the free career test for high school students will receive information on college and career opportunities matched to their interests.
Getting Ahead of the Coming Shortage of CTE Teachers