SkillsUSA Massachusetts, Inc. develops personal, workplace, and technical skills through education, service, and career experiences for its members. 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.
About SkillsUSA Massachusetts, Inc.
SkillsUSA Massachusetts, Inc. is an education non-profit located in Massachusetts, United States of America that focuses on preparing high school, college/post-secondary, and adult learners for careers in technical, skilled, and service occupations. The organization provides opportunities for students to develop personal, workplace, and technical skills through workforce readiness curriculum, hands-on experiences, competitions, and community service.
Our organization strives to equip our members with the technical, academic, and employability skills necessary to succeed in the world of work. We offer a variety of programs, professional development opportunities, and competitive events that help foster the growth and development of our members.
SkillsUSA Massachusetts is also an important partner in developing a strong workforce. By providing students with technical skills and work experience, SkillsUSA Massachusetts helps to bridge the skills gap that many businesses are facing. Additionally, businesses benefit from partnering with SkillsUSA Massachusetts as competition sponsors, offering internships and job opportunities, and providing mentorship to students.
SkillsUSA Massachusetts helps businesses build their brand and reputation by showcasing their commitment to education and workforce development. Through partnerships with SkillsUSA Massachusetts programs and events, and sponsoring competitions, businesses position themselves as leaders in their industry and attract top talent.
SkillsUSA Massachusetts is a valuable resource for both education and businesses looking to invest in the future of their workforce and build strong partnerships within their communities.
SkillsUSA Massachusetts, Inc. makes every member and partner feel like a Champion. Through exceptional service, our members, partners, and stakeholders feel Significant, Valued, and Included. Involvement in SkillsUSA is built upon a commitment to diversity, focused on professionalism, achievement, and hope for the future.
Empowering success for any student, any skill, any career.
SkillsUSA’s mission is built upon — and its success depends on —the commitment of our members and partners to the following values:
Integrity, Respect, Responsibility, Community & Service
SkillsUSA Massachusetts programs include local, district, and state competitions in which students demonstrate occupational and leadership skills. During the annual State Leadership & Skills Conference, more than 2,500 students compete in 86 occupational and leadership skill areas. Gold medalists from our state proceed to join more than 4,000 students to compete in the annual national-level SkillsUSA Championships.
The SkillsUSA Framework, which impacts the lives of America’s future workforce through the development of personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics, reveals how career and technical education programs and SkillsUSA are relevant in today’s economy. Pillars of the Framework include; innovative programming, quality instruction, and industry partnerships focused on preparing students to succeed at work and in life.
The Career Essentials Program is a self-paced curriculum for secondary and college students. It teaches skills such as effective communication and management, teamwork, network, workplace ethnics, job interviewing and more. The curriculum involves local industry and academics and can be used in day-trades, apprenticeship training, cooperative education, school-to-work, academic and special needs programs.