Wisconsin Association of SkillsUSA, Inc.
SkillsUSA is the student organization for middle and high school technology and engineering education programs as recognized by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. SkillsUSA was introduced in 1973 when schools involved with the Wisconsin Industrial Education Association voted to affiliate with a strong national organization. Beginning its history during the fall of 1973 with 282 members in thirteen schools, Wisconsin SkillsUSA has mentored students for over 40 years.
SkillsUSA enhances the preparation for college and careers by providing an intra-curricular program that is integrated into technology and engineering classrooms. SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It provides quality educational experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills.
SkillsUSA believes; in the dignity of work, in the American way of life, in education, in fair play, that satisfaction is achieved by good work and in high moral and spiritual standards. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service.