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CAREER AND TECHNIAL SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONS

LEADERSHIP - SKILLSUSA

CLASS OFFICERS:

 

The class officers will be responsible for these topics in the classroom. ​

- Manage all Class-Against-Class Competitions

- Manage all class activities, fundraising, and parties.​

- Run Class Critiques Project​

- Grading & Assessments

OVERVIEW OF SKILLS USA

Our program at CMTHS belongs to SkillsUSA,  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. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP INVENTORY

The Personal Leadership Inventory is a series of self-assessments SkillsUSA members may use to evaluate and grow important skills for life and career. The self-assessment included in the Personal Leadership Inventory focuses on the following roles students play team member, leader, employee, citizen, and being an effective individual. Use one or all of the self-assessments in the inventory and start planning for growth today!

 

START GROWING TODAY

Complete the student self-assessment for each area below. Start by downloading the file to your local drive. Next, open the file and use the checklist provided on the menu to complete the self-assessment. View your results and create a personal growth plan. After two months, revisit the same file and complete the inventory again. Evaluate your progress and set new goals for growth.

  • Team Member Self-Assessment – assess your skill set for working with a team.

  • Leader Self-Assessment – assess your skills for leading others.

  • Employee Self-Assessment – assess your skill set as an effective employee.

  • Citizen Self-Assessment – assess your skills for making an impact as a citizen.

  • Individual Self-Assessment – assess your skills as an effective individual.

 

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP INVENTORY ADVISOR MODULE 

In this multi-media learning module, you will see how to use the Personal Leadership Inventory with students in your program. This module addresses what the inventory is and how to use it effectively. NOTE: For best-viewing results, please turn off or temporarily disable the pop-up blocker feature on your browser.

PERSONAL LEADERSHIP INVENTORY LESSON PLAN

Introduce students to personal growth today! Use this lesson plan to introduce your members to the personal growth process and the Personal Leadership Inventory. http://www.skillsusa.org/programs/personal-leadership-inventory/

MEMBERSHIP

More than 345,000 students and advisors join SkillsUSA each year, organized into more than 19,000 local chapters and 52 state and territorial associations. There are 20,926 teachers serving as professional members and SkillsUSA advisors. Combining alumni membership, the total number reached annually is over 427,000. SkillsUSA has served more than 13.5 million members since its founding in 1965.

MISSION

SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace, and technical skills grounded in academics.

 

VISION

SkillsUSA produces the most highly skilled workforce in the world, providing every member the opportunity for career success.

PARTNERS

More than 600 business, industry, and labor organizations actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement of their people in SkillsUSA activities. Much more work directly with state associations and local chapters. Commitment by industry to the annual National SkillsUSA Championships is valued at more than $36 million.

PROGRAMS

SkillsUSA offers local, state, and national opportunities for students to learn and practice personal, workplace, and technical skills. These three components comprise the SkillsUSA Framework, a blueprint for career readiness. Local chapters conduct a full program of work and many students also attend a district or state conference. At the SkillsUSA Championships, more than 6,000 students compete in 100 occupational and leadership skill areas each June. These national technical competitions help establish industry standards for job skill training and entry-level workers. SkillsUSA is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as a successful model of employer-driven youth development training.

ADDITIONAL SCHOOL ORGANIZATIONS

The following pages contain information and resources from public and private organizations that may be useful to the reader. Inclusion of this information does not constitute an endorsement by the U.S. Department of Education of any products or services offered or views expressed.

Business Professionals of America
Business Professionals of America has a history as a student organization that contributes to the preparation of a world-class workforce through the advancement of leadership, citizenship, academic, and technological skills for students at the Secondary and Post-Secondary levels. Through co-curricular programs and services, members of Business Professionals of America compete in demonstrations of their business technology skills, develop their professional and leadership skills, network with one another and professionals across the nation, and get involved in the betterment of their community through good works projects.

 

DECA
DECA, a national association of marketing education students, provides teachers and members with educational and leadership development activities, to merge with the education classroom instructional program.

 

Future Business Leaders of America - Phi Beta Lambda
FBLA-PBL is a dynamic organization of young people preparing for success as leaders in our businesses, government, and communities. This site was created to help current and prospective FBLA-PBL members find information about the association, its programs and services, and its members.

 

Educators Rising
Educators Rising is a national career and technical student organization dedicated to cultivating highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path to becoming accomplished teachers, beginning in high school and extending through college and into the profession

 

Family, Career, and Community Leaders of America
Since 1945, FCCLA members have been making a difference in their families, careers, and communities by addressing important personal, work, and societal issues through family and consumer sciences education. Today over 227,000 members are active in a network of associations in 50 states as well as in the District of Columbia, the Virgin Islands, and Puerto Rico. Involvement in FCCLA offers members the opportunity to expand their leadership potential and develop skills for life -- planning, goal setting, problem-solving, decision-making, and interpersonal communication -- necessary in the home and workplace.

 

Health Occupations Students of America
Health Occupations Students of America (HOSA) is a national vocational student organization endorsed by the U.S. Department of Education and the Health Occupations Education Division of the American Vocational Association. HOSA's two-fold mission is to promote career opportunities in the healthcare industry and to enhance the delivery of quality healthcare to all people. HOSA's goal is to encourage all health occupations instructors and students to join and be actively involved in the HOE-HOSA Partnership.

 

National FFA
FFA makes a positive difference in the lives of students by developing their potential for premier leadership, personal growth, and career success through agricultural education.

 

National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization
The National Postsecondary Agricultural Student Organization (PAS) is an organization associated with agriculture/ agribusiness and natural resources offerings in approved postsecondary institutions offering associate degrees or vocational diplomas and/or certificates.

 

National Young Farmer Educational Association
National Young Farmer Educational Association is the official adult student organization for agricultural education as recognized by the United States Department of Education. With the goal of being America's Association for Educating Agricultural Leaders, the association features leadership training, agricultural career education, and community service opportunities.

 

Technology Student Association (TSA)
The Technology Student Association (TSA) is the only student organization devoted exclusively to the needs of technology education students who are presently enrolled in, or have completed, technology education courses.

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