SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers and high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. It was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America).
SkillsUSA serves more than 435,000 students and instructors annually.
The organization has 19,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations.
More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.
SkillUSA at Thomas Jefferson High School in Denver, CO are students who also are part of the Center for Communication Technology Magnet program (CCT Magnet). There are about 350 students in this program. There are 80 -120 members who take part in SkillsUSA @ TJ. Most students are part of the web design, video, photography, computer program, and 3D animation CCT Magnet strands.