SkillsUSA has a over 50 years tradition of developing leaders in career and technical education. The leadership principles of our organization are outlined in the various key facts sections below.
The shield represents patriotism
The gear represents the industrial society
The torch represents knowledge
The orbital circles represent technology
The hands represent the individual
Upon my honor, I pledge:
To prepare myself by diligent study and ardent practice to become a worker whose services will be recognized as honorable by my employer and fellow workers.
To base my expectations of reward upon the solid foundation of service.
To honor and respect my vocation in such a way as to bring repute to myself.
And further, to spare no effort in upholding the ideals of SkillsUSA.
I believe in the dignity of work
I believe in the American way of life
I believe in education
I believe in fair play
I believe satisfaction is achieved by good work
I believe in high moral and spiritual standards
"Preparing for Leadership in the World of Work."
The colors red, white, blue and gold represent the national SkillsUSA organization.
Red and white represent the individual states and chapters.
Blue represents the common union of the states and of the chapters.
Gold represents the individual, the most important element of the organization.