205 Jefferson St., 5th Floor, PO Box 480, Jefferson City, MO, 65102
(573) 751-4460 Joey.Baker@dese.mo.gov

SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. We provide quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. We build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives’, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).