National Leadership & Skills Conference

SkillsUSA heads to Louisville, Ky., June 24-28, 2019, for the 55th annual National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC), a showcase of career and technical education students. 

Check out the newly released NLSC Illinois Delegation Guide.

Executive Update May 2019

  • Get Ready for NLSC 2019!
  • SkillsUSA Career Essentials Certified Teacher Training
  • SkillsUSA National Signing Day
  • SLSC 2019 Recap

Career Essentials: Experiences

SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Experiences is the next generation of employability skill-building curricula developed for today’s students. SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Experiences is everything you need for your students to be career-ready.
The most important skills were the hardest to teach – until now!

The SkillsUSA Framework

The SkillsUSA Framework illustrates how students fulfill the mission of the organization “to empower members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.”

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: 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.

Championships

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