SkillsUSA is an international organization in which students are given opportunities for leadership and friendship as they learn and practice some of the most important skills today's employers are seeking. It is built upon the Program of Work.
SkillsUSA is open to both 7th and 8th graders and is continued at both high schools in Wylie ISD.
At the middle school level, students are able to compete as teams and individuals in a variety of areas focused on leadership & technical skills. Some examples of possible competitions are ...
opening and closing ceremonies
state lapel pin design
Schools need a mininum of 10 registered students to participate in district, state, and international events.
For information, please contact Mrs. Knight in rm. 313.
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