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.
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