Friday Flash, January 04, 2019
NEWS FROM YOUR STATE OFFICE
Special Announcement for Your Culinary & Baking Instructors: Save the Date
Tell your Culinary and Baking Instructors to save Monday, Jan. 28 for a workshop hosted by Wegman’s Food Markets. This workshop will provide an overview of the 2019 NJ Culinary competitions. The registration form will go out next week.
2019 NJ Contest Updates Are Posted
Contest updates are being posted as they come in to our office.
Find updates at www.nj-skillsusa.org.
Click on the black button: CONTESTS and click on CONTEST UPDATES
Make it a habit to check for updates often.
New Demonstration Contests Announced!
Barbering - contact Angela D'Orsi with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Interactive Application & Video Game Design - contact Gail Riccardi with any questions (email@example.com)
Internet of Things & Smart Home - contact Randy Lovgren with any questions (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Robotics: Urban Search & Rescue - contact Stefany Gurgel with any questions (email@example.com)
February 6 Advisors Meeting REMINDER
WHO: All NJ SkillsUSA Advisors
WHERE: Bridgewater Marriott, 700 Commons Way, Bridgewater, NJ 08807
WHEN:: Wednesday, February 6
WHAT: 9:00 am : Registration, Refreshments, Sponsor Recognition
10:00 am : Hotel Lottery Process, Advisors Meeting
12:00 pm: Adjourn
NEWS FROM OUR NATIONAL OFFICE
NJ Chapter Excellence Applications Due March 10
You know you are having a great year in SkillsUSA, so why not be recognized for it? Did you elect officers, hold chapter meetings and engage in chapter activities? Then take it to the next level: Complete the Chapter Excellence Program Quality Chapter application and receive the recognition you have earned as a chapter. The online application is on the main page of the membership registration site once you log into your school account: www.skillsusa-register.org/Login.aspx.
The Building a Successful SkillsUSA Chapter Teacher’s Guide can be downloaded at: https://www.skillsusa.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/cep-Teachers-Guide-2018-v2.pdf. The guide offers simple and easy steps to follow on completing the application, engaging students in the process and infusing the SkillsUSA Framework into chapter activities. For questions or help, call or email our state office. NJ’s Quality Chapters will be recognized at the April 13 Championships Awards Ceremonies.