SkillsUSA- is a national nonprofit student organization serving 300,000 students enrolled in career and technical training programs at public high schools and colleges.
SkillsUSA-Mississippi is the vocational student organization that is a part of National Skills USA. Students enrolled in a trade, technical, industry, or health related programs may become members of this organization. The State association has over 2,800 high school and community college members enrolled. Skills USA is taught in trade, technical, industry, and health related programs as an integral part of the programs and it is strongly recommended that all students in these programs become active members of their local chapters.
SkillsUSA-Mississippi high school members participate in leadership and skills contests at the District level and advance to State Championship. The first place winners from the State Championship will represent Mississippi at the National Leadership and Skills Conference in Kansas City, MO each year in June.
Events for 2012-2013
October 17 Fall Leadership Conference at Hinds Community College, Utica Campus
November 1- December 14 Regional Competitions Registration
November 15 Skills 100% membership should be turned in
January 30, 2013 National Membership Dues-due
February 13-22 , 2013 State Championship Registrations
February 5, 2013 Region II Competition at Mississippi Delta Community College, Moorhead, MS
February 15, 2013 State Officer Application
February 26 and 27, 2013 Skills USA Mississippi State Championships at Regency Conference Center & Trade Mart Jackson
June 25-28 2013 National Leadership and Skills Conference Kansas City, Missouri
State of Mississippi Skills U.S.A. website National Skills U.S.A. website
Madison County Schools and Madison Career and Technical Center do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, or handicapping condition.