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! In 2017, SkillsUSA California was recognized by the national office for having the largest overall membership increase (+10,842), largest overall membership percentage increase (98%), largest middle school membership (556 members), largest middle school increase (210), largest high schoool membership increase (10,569), and largest percentage high school membership increase (106%) - GREAT JOB SkillsUSA California, 21,905 members strong! SkillsUSA California is excited to celebrate our 50th year of operation knowing it will be another record settting year for our State association. 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 2017-2018 SkillsUSA California State Officer Team!
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The 2018 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 Friday, February 9, 2018. The contest entries are broken down into 3 categories - State Pin Design; State T-Shirt Design; State Conference Program Cover Design. Cash prizes will be awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place entries in each category. We look forward to reviewing all of the creative entries from our talented students early next year.
The 2018-2019 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, 2018. 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.
2017-18 SkillsUSA California
UPDATED 12/15/17 Important Dates CLICK HERE
SkillsUSA California 51st Annual State Leadership and Skill Conference
April 19 - 22, 2018 | Ontario Convention Center, Ontario
Ontario Hotel Reservation Information click HERE
2017 Conference Program click HERE
2018 National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC)
June 25-29, 2018
SkillsUSA CA Host Hotel
Horseshoe Southern Indiana
11999 Casino Center Drive
Elizabeth, IN 47117
2017 NLSC Qualifier List click HERE
SkillsUSA: Champions at Work Job-Ready Day One