Executive Update: October 15, 2016

Important Dates Nov. 30-Dec. 3: ACTE CareerTech Vision 2016, Las Vegas Dec. 12-16: State SkillsUSA Director Educational Resource Training, Leesburg, Va. February 2017: Career and Technical Education Month Feb. 5-11: SkillsUSA Week Executive Director’s Report  New Strategy Champions Automotive Technicians On Sept. 23, I attended a meeting along with representatives from NADA, NATEF, the Automotive Maintenance Repair Association, the Automotive […]

Executive Update: May 15, 2016

EXU 18-16 (May 15, 2016) Important Dates June 18-20: Leverage, Activate and Engage Training, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. June 20-24: National Leadership and Skills Conference, Kentucky Exposition Center, Louisville, Ky. Executive Director’s Report  SLSC Season is Coming to a Close I attended the SkillsUSA Alabama State Leadership and Skills Conference in Birmingham on April 19. They held […]

Active Advisor News: May 2016

Update From Tim Lawrence SkillsUSA Members Among First CTE Presidential Scholars U.S. Secretary of Education John King has announced this year’s U.S. Presidential Scholars, which for the first time includes career and technical education (CTE) fields. SkillsUSA members who received the award include: SkillsUSA Region 1 vice president, Samantha Dorwin, of McCann Technical School in […]

Retention Ideas

Membership retention is one of the best ways to add value to your program. As a matter of fact, it is a necessity if you want to establish a strong classroom curriculum and SkillsUSA chapter. Think of your students as building blocks. The more blocks you have and the longer you have them, the better […]

Ideas for Marketing Your Chapter

You know the value of SkillsUSA and all it does for students, but how do you communicate that effectively to a variety of audiences? How do you promote the relevance and successes of your SkillsUSA chapter and students? How do you create a demand for your program? In a day and age when schools are […]