SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
SkillsUSA serves more than 350,000 students annually in 19,000 local chapters. More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.
SkillsUSA was founded in 1965 by students and teachers who were serious about their professions and saw the need for more training in the areas of leadership to complement their chosen careers.
Prepares students for careers in designing, producing, exhibiting, performing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and performing arts and design, journalism, and entertainment services.
Prepares students for careers in planning, organizing, directing and evaluating business functions essential to efficient and productive business operations.
Prepares students for careers in designing, producing, writing, and publishing multimedia content including visual and written journalism, social media, and entertainment services.
Prepares students for careers in planning, services for financial and investment planning, banking, insurance, and business financial management.
Prepares students for careers in the management, marketing and operations of restaurants & other food services, lodging, attractions, recreation events & travel related services.
Prepares students for careers in strategizing, planning, managing and performing marketing activities to reach organizational objectives.