SkillsUSA  South Dakota

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2015-2016 theme
Connecting You to Career Success




Presidents for 2015-2016 year

Jeremy Nosbush
HS. President
CTE Academy - Sioux Falls



Mason Sheehan
College President
Lake Area Technical Institute.



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.


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