Minnesota Takes Home the Gold at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference

America's Highly Skilled Work Force Meets In Kansas City

Click here to download the press release and medal winners list (.pdf)

The Minnesota SkillsUSA delegation returned to Kansas City for the SkillsUSA Championships, June 23-27, 2014, as part of the SkillsUSA 50th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. During the week, more than 6,100 outstanding career and technical education students—all state contest winners competed hands-on in 99 different trade, technical and leadership fields.



Mounds View High School Awarded Lowe's Tool Box for Education Grant

Mounds View High School

Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation has awarded an $8,000.00 Lowe's Tool box for Education grant to
Mounds View High School for the purchase of I-pads to be used in Career Education classrooms and also SkillsUSA Leadership.


Friday Flash- Contest UPDATES for the
2014 National Conference for MINNESOTA Contestants
June 23-27,  2014 in Kansas City, MO

SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards 2013-2014

The SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards have been revised and new rules will be effective at the 2014 Championships.  Please make sure you are using the newly revised SkillsUSA Championships Technical Standards for 2013-2014.


Kennedy Students from SkillsUSA bring Project Santa to Tubman Shelter

Kennedy Students from SkillsUSA

Kennedy High School students from SkillsUSA, a career and technical skills association and competition, delivered Project Santa to the Tubman shelter in St. Paul on Wednesday afternoon, December 21, 2011. The project was started in 2004 and each year Kennedy SkillsUSA students raise money for small gifts and a party for families staying at the shelter. Sixty stockings filled with small games and toys for young children, six gift cards for teens and thirty-two gift baskets for mothers were handed out to the families using the shelter. The shelter also received a $170 cash donation from the students. Tubman is the state’s largest provider of domestic violence services, with over 20% of all Minnesota shelter beds for women and children experiencing family violence.

Click here to go to The Bloomington Crow website to read the full article.



2014 SkillsUSA Minnesota State Conference Press Release

Minneapolis, MN, April 2, 2014 | download as PDF

The SkillsUSA Championships, held in Bloomington, MN took place on March 28-30, 2014. The conference was a showcase of career and technical education students where more than 800 outstanding career and technical education students competed in 80 hands-on trade, technical and leadership contests. Minnesota state colleges captured gold, silver and bronze medals for 207college division students at the SkillsUSA Minnesota 2014 State Leadership and Skills Conference, at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bloomington. The competitions focused on technical skill demonstration where students captured gold, silver and bronze medals in 80 competitive events in both divisions, with over 590 college students from 25 campuses of Minnesota State Colleges and Universities the competition focused on technical skill demonstration in 60 competitive events. Minnesota High School students captured 200 gold, silver and bronze medals for the high school division in 60 competitive events, with over 218 students from 30 high school campuses.

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