Champions at Work

SkillsUSA Colorado is a state affiliate of SkillsUSA, a nationally recognized Career and Technical Student Organization (CTSO) dedicated to serving teachers, high school and post-secondary students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. A unique partnership of more than 320,000 students, teachers and industry representatives working together, SkillsUSA strives to ensure its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

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 13,000 school chapters in all 50 states and 4 U.S. territories, SkillsUSA serves more than 320,000 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.

Gianna Brienza, SkillsUSA Colorado President