Summer Conference - July 15-18, 2019
Koury Convention Center - Greensboro, NC
SkillsUSA North Carolina will be hosting a variety of workshops during the CTE Summer Conference this year. From full-day sessions on how to start a chapter to 50-minute sessions on the SkillsUSA Framework, you can pick the workshops that meet your needs the best. No matter where you are in your SkillsUSA journey, these workshops will help you make SkillsUSA an integral part of your curriculum, your classroom, and your school.
MONDAY - July 15 Register HERE Pre-Registration Required** - Cost $35
SkillsUSA Advisors Foundations: Starting & Growing Your Chapter Instruction
8:30am – 5:30pm (Program will say 7:30, but the actual start time is 8:30)
This workshop is designed to provide a simulated chapter experience to help instructors understand the nuances of facilitating the start and growth of your local chapter. It is ideal for instructors who are just starting their chapter or instructors who have had a chapter and are looking to develop local activities and get students involved in chapter leadership. We will cover:
What is SkillsUSA
How to Start a Chapter
Developing Chapter Activities
Managing Your Chapter
* Seats are limited to 50.
TUESDAY - July 16 Register HERE Pre-Registration Required
SkillsUSA Chapter Excellence Program Intensive
7:30am – 10:00am
The SkillsUSA Chapter Excellence Program provides an easy-to-follow process for helping develop and strengthen your chapter. It also provides amazing opportunities for your chapter to be recognized at the state and national level. Come to learn how to get your chapter engaged in the Chapter Excellence Program, get guidance on how to apply and how to receive recognition. Ideal for any SkillsUSA advisor. The first 30 minutes of this session will be a Framework Refresher. The focus on the Chapter Excellence Program will begin at 8:00am.
10:30am – 11:30am
The SkillsUSA Framework is foundational to every SkillsUSA chapter. It is key to helping instructors understand the integral nature of SkillsUSA and guide that chapter development. Learn what the SkillsUSA Framework is and how it can enhance your instructional time, provide structure for your chapter, and guide student development. Ideal for any teacher that has not been to a SkillsUSA Framework workshop yet
WEDNESDAY - July 17
SkillsUSA Chapter Basics
7:30am – 8:50am
New to SkillsUSA or need a refresher in how to get your chapter started? This workshop will walk you through the basic steps to set up your chapter with SkillsUSA along with important information and dates you will need as you get ready for the new school year.
SkillsUSA: An Integral Part of The Classroom (offered 3 times)
10:30am – 11:30am, 1:00pm – 1:50pm, 2:00pm – 2:50pm
SkillsUSA is an integral part of any CTE classroom. Learn about some easy to use methods and resources that can help SkillsUSA fit easily into your classroom activities. Ideal for any SkillsUSA Advisor, CTE instructor, Director, Administrator, or CDC.
SkillsUSA: Chapter Excellence Program Introduction (offered twice)
9:00am – 10:00am, 2:00pm – 2:50pm
The SkillsUSA Chapter Excellence Program provides an easy-to-follow process for helping develop and strengthen your chapter. It also provides amazing opportunities for your chapter to be recognized at the state and national level. Come to learn how to get your chapter engaged in the Chapter Excellence Program and strengthen your chapter. Ideal for any SkillsUSA advisor.
SkillsUSA: Competitive Events 101
10:30am – 11:30am
Learn the basics of SkillsUSA competitions and what you need to be successful. From understanding contest expectations to what uniforms are needed, this workshop will give you the information you need to start getting your students engaged in both technical skill and leadership development competitions.
SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Teaching Employability Skills for Every Student
3:00pm – 5:00pm
Learn about some incredible resources that SkillsUSA has developed to help instructors not only teach great technical skills, but also the personal and workplace skills that are critical to career success. You will be shown how you can access some of these resources for FREE and other options available in the new Career Essentials Suite that can lead to student certification in employability skills. Ideal for any CTE Instructor, Director, CDC, or Administrator.