SkillsUSA Friday Flash, November 5, 2021

 

 

NEWS FROM YOUR STATE OFFICE

 

Fall Leadership Conference

  • Registration forms listing your conference attendees are due in our office.  Payment can follow in separate mailing

  • The Nov. 17th Conference will include an advisor meeting.  A recording will be made available.

 

Projected NJ SkillsUSA Calendar Has Been Posted

A calendar has been posted in the DOWNLOADS tab of our state website:  www.nj-skillsusa.org  outlining the projected dates for this year’s state activities.  Please note, many of this year’s activities are still in the planning stages and the listed dates and locations are subject to change.

 

NATIONAL OFFICE NEWS ITEMS

 

SkillsUSA Week T-shirt Design Challenge

SkillsUSA is seeking student designs for the official T-shirt of SkillsUSA Week 2022. One design will be selected and produced by the SkillsUSA Store. The contest is open to all dues-paying student members. Only one entry/design per SkillsUSA member is permitted. All designs submitted should be appropriate for use on a red T-shirt and follow the design specifications outlined in the Challenge Guide. The deadline for submissions is Nov. 15 at 5 p.m. ET.

 

Engage Your Chapter in SkillsUSA’s Refreshed Student2Student Program

SkillsUSA has launched a refreshed Student2Student program for the 2021-22 school year. The program connects chapters with younger students in elementary or middle school to facilitate SkillsUSA’s “Jump into STEM!” curriculum at their school. Also new this year, SkillsUSA has five $200 chapter grants (via Lowe’s gift cards) available on a first-come, first-served basis for chapters to purchase supplies for facilitation of their Student2Student program. For more information and to fill out the grant application, go here. Chapter grant requests must be submitted by Dec. 1. Student2Student entries must be submitted by April 1, 2022. Find out how to conduct your own Student2Student program here.

 

The SkillsUSA Store Wants Your Opinion

The SkillsUSA Store wants you to have the best shopping experience possible and to bring fresh, exciting, items that allow you to show off what SkillsUSA means to you. Fill out this quick survey to let them know what products you like, what you want more of and what new product ideas you have.