Professional. Skilled. Respected. Needed.

Health, happiness, success, respect: We all want those things for our children. Helping our children discover their purpose and find a career they enjoy that is full of opportunities to succeed is one of the best things we can do as parents.

Opportunity and career paths exist in the skilled trades. The Construction, Residential Building, Automotive Technology, and Manufacturing & Logistics Industries represent the core infrastructure of our economy. These are the industries that make everyday life possible. These are proud industries steeped in tradition and that are also experiencing job, income, and opportunity growth. The next generation of craftsmen, tradesmen, managers, and leaders are needed. Let us help you prepare your child for a successful career, to learn and earn for a lifetime!

Just a few of the participating employers

Resources For Parents

SkillsUSA is a national membership association serving high school, college and middle school students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations, and for further education.

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Empowering educators to deliver high quality CTE programs that ensure all students are positioned for career success.

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A New York Times article on the importance of apprenticeships and their impact on careers.

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