Eliminate the Skills Gap
SkillsUSA: Champions at Work
Alabama needs a world-class, skilled workforce to lead in global innovation, ensure future economic growth and fill the workforce needs of the jobs you are creating. Unfortunately, Alabama is facing a large workforce skills gap. Many of those who are entering skilled labor, often lack foundational skills needed in the 21st-century workplace. SkillsUSA offers a tangible way to help solve this problem by ensuring that there will be a future workforce trained in the skills industry needs. Alabama SkillsUSA provides students opportunities to apply what they learn in the classroom to real-world scenarios.
Alabama SkillsUSA is Developing the Next Generation of World-Class Champions at Work
Alabama SkillsUSA is Provides Students with Job Skill Training & 21st-Century Employability Skills to Serve the Following Industries
SkillsUSA Works for Educators
Our country needs trained and qualified individuals to fill the demands of and industry. In fact, Alabama Governor Kay Ivey set the statewide goal of adding 500,000 highly-skilled Alabamians to the workforce by 2025. The challenge Alabama is facing is that most young people entering the workforce lack critical skills essential for workforce success. By integrating SkillsUSA into your classroom, you enable to students to gain real-world experience as well as develop the necessary skills for career success.
Develop America’s Future Workforce
“The most rewarding part of SkillsUSA is the ability to grow my skillset and apply what I’ve learned in the classroom. I’ve become more confident in myself and my abilities and know it’s going to pay off.”
“Being in SkillsUSA has improved my leadership and soft skills. I’ve had the honor of leading our state members and have been blown away by the knowledge, kindness, and leadership that all our members uphold. We are building Alabama’s future workforce, and I’m proud to be part of it.”