SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.
SkillsUSA serves more than 331,000 students and instructors annually. This includes 19,019 instructors who join as professional members. Including alumni, SkillsUSA membership totals over 393,000. SkillsUSA has served nearly 14 million annual members cumulatively since 1965 and is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor as a successful model of employer-driven workforce development.
Students develop personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics
Access to exclusive scholarship opportunities
Recognition through local, state, and national career competition programs
A community of like-minded peers from diverse backgrounds instilling a drive for a better world
Leadership Development Events (LDE)
Connect my Future Conference
Maryland Fall Leadership Conference
Maryland State Leadership & Skills Conference
National Leadership & Skills Conference