What is SkillsUSA?
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations. It is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce.
Southern Maryland Regional Competitions
Students in Charles, St. Mary’s and Calvert Counties compete and are able to advance to a state level if they earn a gold, silver or bronze medal. The competition locations are rotated between each of the three counties.
Maryland Leadership and Skills Conference
Students throughout the state that competed and placed in their respective regional competition in trade, technical, and leadership fields will participate in this event. If a student earns a gold medal, they are eligible to represent the state of Maryland on a national level.
National Leadership and Skills Competition
The National Leadership and Skills Conference is the showcase for the best career and technical students. Students competed beginning at the local level and continue through the state and national levels.