SkillsUSA Framework

The SkillsUSA Framework defines the mission of the organization – empowering members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. 

Career Essentials

Ensure your students are ready – career ready. 

The SkillsUSA Career Essentials suite engages students in defining, implementing and measuring their career-readiness skills along every point in their educational journey, whether it be middle-school, high-school, college/postsecondary including the adult learner. 

SkillsUSA Illinois

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. 

10,000+ Members

Outstanding Career & Technical Education Students

130 Occupational Programs

Representing Every Career Pathway

600+ Business & Industry Partners

Setting Education and Employability Standards

Executive Updates

Executive Update: January 2020

Resources to Help Chapters
L.E.A.D. 2019
Advisor Honored for Teaching Excellence
Thank You To Our Partners

Executive Update: October 2019

Welcome to the New Year!

Tune Up Tuesdays

SkillsUSA IL Recognized

ADC 2019 Recap

Executive Update: July 2019

Illinois Brings Home Medals

Students Achieve Excellence

Another Year of Growth

ADC 2019

Executive Update: May 2019

Get Ready for NLSC

Certified Teacher Training

National Signing Day

SLSC 2019 Recap

Executive Update: March 2019

SkillsUSA Signing Day
SLSC Brand Challenge Winner
SLSC 2019
SQC 2019 Recap

Executive Update: December 2018

Happy Holidays
State Qualifying Events Information
L.E.A.D. 2018 Recap
CEP Application Information
SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Experiences

Executive Update: November 2018

SLSC Discount
SLSC Brand Challenge
New Faces in Illinois
ADC 2018 Recap

Executive Update: September 2018

SkillsUSA Meets with Gov. Rauner
Career Essentials Credential
L.E.A.D. 2018

Executive Update: August 2018

SkillsUSA Illinois Meets with Governor Rauner
SkillsUSA Career Essentials Credential
L.E.A.D. 2018 – Scholarships Available!

Executive Update: July 2018

Illinois Excels at NLSC
Two Illinois Students will Represent U.S. at WorldSkills
Award Winning Growth in Illinois

Career Essentials: Experiences

SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Experiences is the next generation of employability skill-building curricula developed for today’s students.


The SkillsUSA Championships are competitive events showcasing the best career and technical education students in the nation.