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    Skills USA 

    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 Louisville, Kentucky each year in June.

     

    SKILLS USA MISSISSIPPI CALENDAR OF EVENTS FOR 2021-2022 
    September
    1-South and North Fall Leadership Conference Registration opens- Log on to www.skllsusa.org to register
    18-22 Washington Leadership Training institute - Alexandria Virginia
    October
    7- South Leadership Fall Conference Registration Closes
    28- South Leadership fall conference -Jones County Junior College-Laurel, Brad Harrison,conference contact Brad.harrison@jcjc.edu 601-477-4098
    November
    5- Lapel Pin and T Shirt Designs are due- email to svillanueava@mdek12.0rg
    12- North Leadership Fall Conference Registration closes
    30- Noth Leadership Conference at Northwest Community College- Senatobia
    December
    3- VERY IMPORTANT-All chapters must be affiliated with National Skills USA in order to compete at regional copetitions
    17- Regions 1,3,4, and 5 conference registrtation closes-Please check registrations to be sure students competing are entered correctly- www.skillsusa.org
    20- Happy Holidays from Mississippi Skills USA State Offices to everyone
    31- Skills USA Advisor,student, and progessional member
    January 2022
    1- Happy New Year from the Mississippi Skills USA State Offices
    25- Region 4 Competition- Copiah Lincoln Community College-Wesson- Veronica Topp, contatc- Veronica.topp@colin.edu 662-643-8324
    26- Region 1 Copetition-Northwest Community College- Senatobia MS
    February 2022
    1- Career and Technical Education Month- Showcase your chapter accomplishments
    4- Region 3 Competition-East Central Community College- Decatur- Wayne Eason, contact- weason@cccc.edu- 601-635-6211
    8-Region 5 Competition-Jones Junior College- Laurel-Brad Harrison-contact- Brad.harrsion@jcjc.edu-601-477-4098
    7-11 National Skills USA Week- Allows state associations, advisors, and students members the opportunity to promote Skills USA programs and activities
    18- Mississippi Skills USA State Championship Registration Closes- Please Review your registration to make sure students are entered correctly
    March 2022
    8-10 Mississippi State Skills USA State Championship-Trademart and Mississippi Colesium
    April 2022
    15- Natioanl Conference Registration Opens
    Log on to www.skillsusa.org to register your chapter
    May 2022
    13- National Coference Registration Closes- Please reviwe your registration to make sure students are entered correctly.
    June 2022
    21-25 National Skills USA Leadership Conference, World Congress Center, Atlatnat Georgia
    Theme this year- Skills USA Champions at Work- Im Ready
     
    Projected Costs and expenditures for Contests,  Registrations, and Trips.  Prices are subject to change without notice!  Once you have committed to attending a competition, fees , registration, and transportation costs are non refundable. 
     
    • Membership for Skills USA is $15.00 per student at the Career Center
    • Fall Leadership will be $12.00 per person which includes lunch and transportation
    • Regional Competition is $18.00 per  person and includes lunch and transportation
    • State Competition is $30.00 per person for registration. Transportation will be based on the number of students attending and will be announced at a later date.
    • Advisor: Mr. McCraw/ Automotive & Mr. McPhail/ Construction
    • ALL PARTICIPANTS, OBSERVERS, AND ADVISORS MUST BE IN OFFICIAL SKILLS USA ATTIRE WHICH IS RED BLAZER/JACKET, WHITE BLOUSE OR SHIRT, BLACK DRESS SLACKS/SKIRT, BLACK SOCKS AND SHOES. 
    • NO JEANS, SHORTS, TENNIS SHOES,T-STRAPS,FLIPFLOPS,CAPS OR HEAD WEAR
    • COMPETITORS MUST BE IN THE OFFICIAL ATTIRE FOR THAT COMPETITION. Ex. Automotive must wear a light blue skills button up shirt with dark blue dickies type work pants and appropriate footwear and safety glasses
    •  We want 100% membership in our chapters so make sure you join and please consider running for officer positions which by the way, looks great on resumes.  Were looking forward to a great year!!!! 
    •  Dale McCraw: Advisor - Automotive     Michael McPhail: Advisor - Construction 

       

    State of Mississippi Skills U.S.A. website                                       National Skills U.S.A. website                                 

                http://www.skillsusa.org/                                                                                    http://www.skillsusa.org/                                                    

    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.