• SkillsUSA was founded in 1965 and is a nonprofit national association serving middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students and their teachers. Students compete in Leadership and Skilled/Techincal contests that prepare them for real world situations.


    What is the mission of SkillsUSA?


    SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.


    What is SkillsUSA?

    More than 360,000 member career and technical education (CTE) students and educators partnering with business and industry to ensure that America has a skilled workforce.

    Why SkillsUSA works

    • Empowers every student to achieve career success 
    • Delivers a skill set demanded by business and industry but lacking in many employees today
    • Ensures that every student member receives a consistent and specific skill set