NO LIMITS

Our theme for the year implies that there is no ceiling to what SkillsUSA student members can achieve.

About Us

A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.

SkillsUSA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the U.S. Department of Labor as a successful model of employer-driven youth development training.

Missouri Districts
0
Local Chapters
0
Local members
0 k

Mission & Vision

SkillsUSA is America’s proud champion of the skilled trades. Our mission is to empower students to become skilled professionals, career-ready leaders and responsible community members.

SkillsUSA’s vision to produce the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.

What Makes Us Different

1000+

HOURS OF HANDS ON TRAINING FOR STUDENTS

6000+

HOURS OF INDUSTRY EXPERIENCE REQUIRED FOR OUR TEACHERS

100+

SKILL CONTESTS PER YEAR AROUND THE STATE OF MISSOURI

SkillsUSA activities foster the development of problem-solving ability and teamwork while building self. These are qualities employers value and look for when hiring or promoting workers. The local program of work sets the pace for the SkillsUSA chapter.

Events

SkillsUSA is America’s proud champion of the skilled trades. Our mission is to empower students to become skilled professionals, career-ready leaders and responsible community members.

1.

Calendar

Take a look at our upcoming events for the year. We have a full schedule of events and conferences.

2.

Spark

SPARK, the SkillsUSA Missouri District Officer Training Institute, prepares students to lead their District Fall Leadership Conferences as facilitators. The training focuses on communication and responsibility by covering Opening & Closing Ceremonies, POWERR-ful communication, and facilitation!

3.

Empower

Join SkillsUSA Missouri for this year’s high-quality and impactful Fall Leadership Conference! EMPOWER will equip you with the necessary
Essential Elements to have a successful school year. This event is open to ALL SkillsUSA members!

4.

Leadership

SkillsUSA Missouri’s State Leadership and Skills Conference allows you to experience thousands of career and technical education students, from high schools and colleges across our state, proving they’re ready for jobs in manufacturing, transportation, construction, hospitality and human services.

Our Values

Integrity

We are consistent and authentic

Respect

Respect is foundational

Responsibility

We are accountable

COMMUNITY

We belong to a diverse community.

SERVICE

Acts of willing service

A FOCUS ON DIVERSITY, EQUITY AND INCLUSION

SkillsUSA strives to ensure inclusive participation in all of our programs, partnerships and employment opportunities. In SkillsUSA, diversity encompasses differnces in race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, gender transition status, national origin, age, physical and mental ability, thinking styles, experience and education.

We strive to make all members, partners and employees feel welcomed and valued in the SkillsUSA family. SkillsUSA believes in treating all people with respect and dignity. We want SkillsUSA to be regarded as a membership organization of choice that encourages all individuals to be involved.

Meet Your Officers

State Officers

Our Staff

State Director

Bri Nicholson

Dr. Oscar Carter

LINDA STINSON

Amy Rulo

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT

573-522-6001

Amy.Brizendine@dese.mo.gov

Emma Everts

Emma Everts

SKILLSUSA STATE OFFICER TRAINER

Emma.Everts@SkillsUSAMO.org

Hunter Gibson

HUNTER Gibson

SKILLSUSA STATE OFFICER TRAINER

Hunter.Gibson@skillsusamo.org

Testimonials

SkillsUSA and the SkillsUSA Framework are an integral part of my classroom. Becoming active members of the SkillsUSA student-led organization has allowed my students to become State Officers, District Officers, and Local Chapter Leaders, preparing them for career success.

-Janet Westhues, Carrollton Area Career Center

SkillsUSA fundamental course

This is a course for advisors to receive credit through the university of Central Missouri or audit the class to learn how to integrate SkillsUSA into their classrooms and run a successful chapter.