SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student to excel.
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).
SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.
SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s
high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It
provides quality education experiences for students in leadership,
teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and
reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It
emphasizes total quality at work—high ethical standards, superior work
skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA
also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and
involvement in community service.
SkillsUSA What is it? Video.
Candidates for state office shall have:
1. Active membership status
2. Endorsement of their local chapter