SkillsUSA Meeting 1 August

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Meeting 1

SkillsUSA Introduction
Motivational Video:

  1. What is SkillsUSA?  Skills USA is a partnership of students, teachers and Industry working together to ensure America has skilled Workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
  2. Why should I join SkillsUSA? SkillsUSA’s mission is to help its members become World class workers, leaders and responsible American Citizens.
  3. How much does it cost? $20.00
  4. My Advisor is: Career Technical Teacher
  5. The SkillsUSA Motto is: Preparing for leadership in the world of work.
  6. On the ceremonial emblem: The shield represents- Patriotism
  7. On the ceremonial emblem: The gear represents -the Industrial society
  8. On the ceremonial emblem: The torch represents- Knowledge
  9. On the ceremonial emblem: The orbital circles represents-Technology
  10. On the ceremonial emblem: The hands represents- YOU
  11. The Skills USA Colors are:

    Red and White represent the individual states and chapters.
    Blue represents the common union of the states and of the chapters.
    Gold represents the individual, the most important element of the organization.

  12. What color of pants do I need to have for official dress.
  13. Official Attire for women:  Red SkillsUSA blazer, windbreaker or sweater,White collarless or small-collared blouse or white turtleneck (collar must not extend over the blazer lapel or the sweater or windbreaker) Black dress skirt (knee-length) or black dress slacks, black shoes.
  14. Official attire for men: Red SkillsUSA blazer, windbreaker or sweater, white dress shirt plain solid black tie, black dress slacks, black dress shoes.

  15. Alabama is in Region 2- When we go to national we compete with everyone in the USA.
  16. There are two types of contest:    Technical, Leadership
  17. Leadership is: Job interview, Prepared speech, Customer Service, CPR…..
  18. What does PDP stand for? Professional , Development , Plan, Worksheets  and activities that teach leadership skills and how to be a professional on the job.
  19. How are The PDP’s  going to help me? To help me plan my future, Set goals and learn job skills.
  20. SkillsUSA Committees:

    Program of work

    Professional Development

    Community Service


    Ways and means


    Public Relations

    Social Activity

  21. I plan to join SkillsUSA and I am in the ___________________________________ Career Tech Class.
  22. What is a leader?
  23. I believe I am a leader because I-
  24. Be a leader… Be an officer   President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasure, Parliamentarian
  25. Would you like to be in a contest?
  26. Circle the contest you are interest in.

Action Skills

Additive Manufacturing

Advertising Design

American Spirit

Architectural Drafting

Audio/Radio Production

Automated Manufacturing Technology

Automotive Refinishing Technology

Automotive Service Technology

Aviation Maintenance Technology

Basic Health Care Skills

Broadcast News Production

Building Maintenance


Career Pathways Showcase


Chapter Business Procedure

Chapter Display

CNC Milling Specialist

CNC Technician

CNC Turning Specialist

Collision Repair Technology

Commercial Baking

Community Action Project

Community Service

Computer Programming


Crime Scene Investigation

Criminal Justice

Culinary Arts

Customer Service

Dental Assisting

Diesel Equipment Technology

Digital Cinema Production

Early Childhood Education

Electrical Construction Wiring

Electronics Technology

Employment Application Process

Engineering Technology/Design



Extemporaneous Speaking


First Aid/CPR

Graphic Communications

Graphic Imaging Sublimation

Health Knowledge Bowl

Health Occupations Professional Portfolio

Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning & Refrigeration (HVACR)

Industrial Motor Control

Information Technology Services

Interactive Application and Game Development


Job Interview

Job Skill Demonstration A

Job Skill Demonstration Open

Major Appliance and Refrigeration Technology

Marine Service Technology



Medical Assisting

Medical Math

Medical Terminology

Mobile Electronics Installation

Mobile Robotics Technology

Motorcycle Service Technology

Nail Care

Nurse Assisting

Occupational Health and Safety

Opening and Closing Ceremonies

Outstanding Chapter


Pin Design


Power Equipment Technology

Practical Nursing

Prepared Speech

Principles of Engineering/Technology

Promotional Bulletin Board

Quiz Bowl

Related Technical Math

Residential Systems Installation and Maintenance

Restaurant Service

Robotics: Urban Search and Rescue

Robotics and Automation Technology

Screen Printing Technology

Sheet Metal

T-shirt Design

Team Engineering Challenge (Middle School)


Technical Computer Applications

Technical Drafting

Telecommunications Cabling

Television (Video) Production

Web Design


Welding Fabrication

Welding Art/Sculpture

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