Click on the following link to enjoy the 2013 Keynote presentation by Mike Rowe of 'Dirty Jobs' fame http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8DDJA4v0bk0 Mike discusses the value of SkillsUSA, our national 'skills gap' and how his new campaign - Profoundly Disconnected - supports the importance of career and technical education and it's role in America's future.
Since 1967, SkillsUSA California has provided leadership training to students and instructors in the career and technical education sectors.
Implementing the SkillsUSA Career Essentials instructional materials and assessments along with three levels of skill and leadership events, SkillsUSA encourages growth through participation in leadership and skill activities to enhance classroom learning. SkillsUSA California membership continues to grow and serve more student and professional members throughout our great State. Our SkillsUSA California state membership for 2017-18 is currently at 36,250 - the largest state association in the NATION! SkillsUSA California was recognized in 2018 by the national office for having the largest overall membership increase, largest overall membership percentage increase, largest middle school membership, and the largest high school membership - GREAT JOB SkillsUSA California, 36,250 members strong! SkillsUSA California is excited to celebrate our 52nd year of operation, and, as the LARGEST State Association in the Nation. We hope you will consider joining SkillsUSA California and share the excitement with our state SkillsUSA California, Champions at Work!
Updates & Information
Congratulations to the 2018-2019 SkillsUSA California State Officer Team!
The 2019 State Design Contest details are now posted for your review click HERE for the details). Entries must be received at the SkillsUSA California state office by Thursday, November 29, 2018. The contest entries are broken down into 2 categories for 2019 - State Pin Design; State T-Shirt Design. Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place entries in each category.
The 2019-2020 State Officer application and Middle School Ambassador application is now available for candidates. Click HERE to download the application. Completed application materials are due to the SkillsUSA California State office on or before April 5, 2019. SkillsUSA California is the largest State association in the nation and deserves to be led by our finest student members looking to expand on their leadership qualities and abilities.
2018-19 SkillsUSA California Important Dates
Click HERE for UPDATED Important Dates Listing (Updated 1/30/19)
2018-19 Career Essentials Information & Updates
Click HERE for the information UPDATED 12/12/18 on how to access you Career Essential materials (pre/post assessments and Experience Vouchers.
Click HERE for the 12/12/18 email providing online training sessions on the Career Essential implementation in California.
SkillsUSA California 52nd Annual State Leadership and Skill Conference
April 25 - 28, 2019 | Ontario Convention Center, Ontario
2019 State Conference Flier UPDATED 3/1/19 click HERE
2019 National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC)
June 24-28, 2018
Pre-Conference Professional Development (Activate, Engage, Leverage) June 22-24, 2019
SkillsUSA CA Host Hotel
Horseshoe Southern Indiana
11999 Casino Center Drive
Elizabeth, IN 47117
2019 NLSC Information Flier will be posted HERE by April 29, 2019
SkillsUSA: Champions at Work, Career-Ready, Starts Here