Educational Institutions

SkillsUSA, Inc.

  • Leesburg, VA
  • www.skillsusa.org

Mission Statement

SkillsUSA's mission is to empower its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

Main Programs

  1. Program 1
  2. SkillsUSA Championships
  3. Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI)
  4. National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC)
  5. Teacher and student training
Service Areas

Self-reported

National

ruling year

1966

Principal Officer since 2001

Self-reported

Mr. Timothy Lawrence

Keywords

Self-reported

vocational, technical, employability, training, championships, workforce, skilled, education, career, association, leadership

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EIN

52-0812433

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Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Professional Societies & Associations (B03)

Vocational Technical (B30)

Citizenship Programs, Youth Development (O54)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

How does this organization make a difference?

Overview

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SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure that America has a well-prepared skilled workforce.  SkillsUSA helps each student excel.

Programs

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What are the organization's current programs, how do they measure success, and who do the programs serve?

Program 1

SkillsUSA serves 250,000 student members and 15,000 professional members (teachers/administrators). Its primary programs impart leadership and employability skills to student members, conduct community service programs at the chapter level, and produce a progression of industry-managed leadership and hands-on occupational skills competitions that culminate in the national SkillsUSA Championships.

Category

Population(s) Served

Budget

Program 2

SkillsUSA Championships

Ninety-four (94) leadership and occupational skills competitions for 5,800 SkillsUSA student state winners designed, managed and judged by 1,600 volunteer representatives from SkillsUSA's business and industry partners.  The SkillsUSA Championships is the preeminent showcase of public Career and Technical Education in the U.S.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$978,332.00

Program 3

Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI)

Four days of capstone leadership training for selected SkillsUSA student leaders and advisors on  advocacy for SkillsUSA and for Career and Technical Education.  Includes visits to elected representatives on Capitol Hill and visits to Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon 9/11 Memorial.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$136,900.00

Program 4

National Leadership and Skills Conference (NLSC)

Annual national conference for SkillsUSA students and instructors held during the last full week in June in Kansas City, MO.  Includes leadership training events, the SkillsUSA Championships, exhibits, SkillsUSA University, Delegate voting, Opening and Awards ceremonies, a community service project, and receptions for volunteers and for SkillsUSA's incumbent and prospective business and industry partners.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$2,000,000.00

Program 5

Teacher and student training

Imparting leadership and employability skills to students, teaching advisors chapter management skills, instructing advisors on integration of leadership and employability skills instruction with daily classroom/lab activities.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Young Adults (20-25 years) -- currently not in use

Budget

$250,000.00

Service Areas

Self-reported

National

Funding Needs

Underwrite national mission delivery projects such as student/teacher training, membership development and curriculum development.  Sponsorship support of events at the National Leadership and Skills Conference.

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Financials

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SKILLSUSA INC
Fiscal year: Sep 01-Aug 31
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Operations

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SkillsUSA, Inc.

Leadership

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Principal Officer

Mr. Timothy Lawrence

BIO

Formerly a student member, welding instructor and SkillsUSA advisor, Virginia SkillsUSA state director and national director of Business & Industry Partnerships prior to being appointed Executive Director.  .

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Dr. James King

Tennessee Board of Regents

Term: July 2012 - June 2013

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