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skillsusa medalsSkillsUSA Colorado is a state affiliate of SkillsUSA, a nationally recognized Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO). SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel.

SkillsUSA’s mission is to empower its unique partnership of more than 430,000 students, teachers and industry representatives working together, to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. We improve the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of SkillsUSA Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics. Our vision is to produce the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.

A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service (including health) occupations.

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SkillsUSA improves the quality of America’s skilled workforce through a structured program of citizenship, leadership, employability, technical and professional skills training and enhances the lives and careers of students, instructors and industry representatives as they strive to be champions at work. With more than 4,000 school chapters in all 50 states and 4 U.S. territories, SkillsUSA serves more than 370,000 students and instructors annually.

Through state associations, like SkillsUSA Colorado, SkillsUSA offers a variety of programs, leadership and professional development conferences, as well as local, regional and state conferences through which students demonstrate their technical and leadership skills in occupationally-related trade, industrial, technical and leadership competitive events.