What is SkillsUSA?

SkillsUSA Virginia is the student organization for students enrolled in career and technical occupations in Virginia’s high schools and community colleges.


The Student

  •  SkillsUSA Virginia Empowers
  •  SkillsUSA Virginia Teaches employability skills
  •  SkillsUSA Virginia Rewards
  •  SkillsUSA Virginia Provides a network
  •  SkillsUSA Virginia Builds self-esteem

…..And it is a lot of fun.


Action Driven Education

  • Professional Development Program
    • Organized, Relevant, Individualized
  • Employability Skills Packages
    • Visual, Teacher prepared, Motivational


It’s Good for Technical Education

  • SkillsUSA Virginia connects to business
  • SkillsUSA Virginia gets students into the community
  • SkillsUSA Virginia gets students in the news
  • SkillsUSA Virginia speaks and is heard
    • Legislation
    • Business
    • Public


Perfect For The Teacher

  • SkillsUSA Virginia creates an atmosphere of ownership
  • SkillsUSA Virginia satisfies demands for ‘soft skills’
  • SkillsUSA Virginia helps recruit quality students
  • SkillsUSA Virginia gives teachers visibility
  • SkillsUSA Virginia reduces discipline
  • SkillsUSA Virginia causes teachers to be proud of their students


SkillsUSA Virginia is TOP NOTCH

  • 12 Strong Districts each running their own activities.
  • Eighth largest state association
  • Active and Supportive Alumni Association


SkillsUSA Virginia Advisor Manual

SkillsUSA Virginia Constitution and Bylaws