Overview of SkillsUSA
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
SkillsUSA's mission is: To empower its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.
SkillsUSA Motto is: Preparing for leadership in the world of work.
SkillsUSA Pledge is:
Upon my honor, I pledge:
To prepare myself by diligent study and ardent practice to become a worker whose services will be recognized as honorable by my employer and fellow workers.
To base my expectations of reward upon the solid foundation of service.
To honor and respect my vocation in such a way as to bring repute to myself.
And further, to spare no effort in upholding the ideals of SkillsUSA
Membership: Nearly 400,000 students and advisors join SkillsUSA annually. SkillsUSA's Program of Work is delivered through almost 17,000 SkillsUSA member sections (classrooms) in more than 3,700 public schools (chapters) in all 50 states, DC and three U.S. territories.
Oregon has over 700 total members in 29 chapters. SkillsUSA Oregon awarded over $50,000 in scholarships last year.