Learn about leadership. Travel. Compete. Help others. Meet career professionals. Make new friends. Have fun. Students who join SkillsUSA do all this and more.
Capital Region BOCES CTE campuses have active chapters of this national student organization that promotes personal and professional growth.
Annual SkillsUSA competitions at the local, regional, state and national levels enable students to showcase their career and technical, professional and interpersonal skills and learn about teamwork and citizenship.
SkillsUSA students also organize community service events and school activities, ranging from a toy drive for less fortunate children during the holiday season to construction efforts at Jack's Place - a facility in Schenectady that will be used as a refuge for families of patients in Ellis Hospital and Sunnyview Rehabilitation Hospital.
An overview of some news articles about SkillsUSA: