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    Mission
    To empower its members to become
    world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens. 
     
     
     
     
    Hillyard Technical Center enrolls approximately 500 SkillsUSA members annually. Nationwide, there are more than 335,000 student, advisor, alumni and lifetime members in 52 state and territorial associations. SkillsUSA has served more than 11.2 million members since its founding in 1965.
     
    SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. It provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills. It emphasizes total quality at work—high ethical standards, superior work skills, life-long education, and pride in the dignity of work. SkillsUSA also promotes understanding of the free-enterprise system and involvement in community service. 
     
    SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student to excel. SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations and for further education. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America). 
      
     
     
     

    Additional information at www.SkillsUSA.org

    Hillyard Technical Center Lead Advisors - Patrick Graham - Patrick.graham@sjsd.k12.mo.us   Brian Weed - Brian.weed@sjsd.k12.mo.us