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2014-2015 theme

SkillsUSA: 50 Years of Champions at Work

This year we have a couple of great industry partners who are helping out SkillsUSA South Dakota with the 2015 State Leadership and Skills Conference.
Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation

Will once again generously support SkillsUSA in 2015!

 They are supporting State Teamworks grants and material support for the national TeamWorks comeptition.

SkillsUSA South Dakota has been given a grant to put run our State's Teamworks contest in 2015.  The contest will be held on April 31, 2015 at Lowes in Sioux Falls.

Insurance Auto Auctions Inc. (IAA)
 has stepped up to help SkillsUSA South Dakota with the State Conference T-Shirts.  IAA will supply the t-shirt for every registered participant who attends the State Leadership and Skills Conference.

The front of the shirt will have the SkillsUSA South Dakota Logo over the right breast of the shirt, and IAA's Logo over the right breast of the shirt.
2015 State Leadership and Skills Conference. The conference will be held at Lake Area Technical Institute.

There is 297 people registered for the conference including Students and Advisers.

This year we will be putting on 42 different Leadership and Skills Contest.
2014 - 2015 State Officer Team

Presidents Elect for 2015-2016 year

Jeremy Nosbush
HS. President Elect
CTE Academy - Sioux Falls

Mason Sheehan
College President Elect
Attending Lake Area Technical Institute in the Fall.

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.

How to become a State Officer
as a state officer you will be required to attend approximately 6 conferences throughout the school year.

Need help with Registration? 
Call Toll Free Hotline: 844.875.4557  8am - 5pm EST
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