SkillsUSA Maryland

National Conference selfie with Jacqueline Mearman (Nat'l Region 1 Alumni Rep.), Chandler Kerr (WorldSkills Internat'l Top Ten Champion), Laila Mirza (Nat'l Officer), Rick Stephens (MD Board Chairman) and Maryland State Officer Team

SkillsUSA is a nonprofit association that helps career and technical education students follow their passions to their ultimate careers. As a nationwide partnership of education and industry, SkillsUSA works to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It helps every student excel. The nationwide career and technical education student organization serves more than 360,000 high school, college and postsecondary students and instructors each year in trade, technical and skilled service occupation instructional programs.

SkillsUSA Maryland boasts a statewide membership of 6,000 students. These young men and women have started training for their chosen career paths in high school. Future plans often include earning post-secondary credits, degrees and/or certifications at two and four-year colleges, technical schools and apprenticeship programs.

Technical skills complemented by leadership and employability skills training make SkillsUSA students career-ready, productive and promotable.



Governor Larry Hogan visits Allegany County Center for Career and Technical Education, standing between SkillsUSA local chapter officers', Emily Melkovics and Jeremy Campbell



SkillsUSA Maryland in the news

2019 MSDE news release