Welcome to SkillsUSA Minnesota

SkillsUSA Mission Statement:

To help its student members become world-class workers and responsible American citizens.


SkillsUSA Minnesota is part of a national organization that serves over a quarter million student members annually, organized into more than 14,700 chapters and 54 state and territorial associations (including Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands). The Minnesota Association has offered leadership opportunities to over 200,000 student members since 1967, with a current annual membership of over 3,000. There are chapters in 29 technical colleges and 50 high schools or cooperative centers, with potential to serve many more. SkillsUSA is governed by a Board of Directors, elected from teachers that advise local chapters, and representing both the high school and college divisions and industry representatives. All programs are offered as integral to the curriculum.


2016 State Conference Press Release

[Minneapolis, MN, April 5, 2016] – There is a solution to the current and future demand for a skilled workforce. Jobs are available right here in our state; they are waiting for people with the right skills. Those people are graduating from career and technical education [CTE] programs. The future workforce of Minnesota were on display at the SkillsUSA 49th annual Championships competitions which were held on April 1st, 2nd, and 3rd, 2016 in Bloomington, MN.

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2016 State Conference Video Recap

Thank you to all students, advisors, industry partners, alumni, and friends for another great conference - see you next year!


Welcome back! Become a Champion!

Welcome back to another school year and another opportunity to make a difference in students’ lives. As you kick off the school year, I encourage each advisor to take a look at the SkillsUSA membership kits and the lesson plan activities set up to introduce and engage students. SkillsUSA Minnesota serves more than 2,500 students, instructors and alumni annually and answers the call of American industry by helping to produce better - prepared employees for the technical workforce. Minnesota has 202 chapters located across the state. The first Advisor Update of the year is always a big one, lots of good stuff to tell you about, so I have broken this into four sections along with few important notes up front:

  • The SkillsUSA Framework
  • Membership Guidelines
  • Announcements
  • Fall 2015
  • 2015 - 2016 Calendar of Events


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