Champions at Work!

Study page for Leadership Training Institute


Demonstrate knowledge of the SkillsUSA motto and current SkillsUSA theme

  • Motto: Preparing for Leadership in the World of Work
  • Theme: "SkillsUSA Champions at Work"

Demonstrate knowledge of the SkillsUSA colors

  • Red and White: represents the individual states and chapters that make up the organization
  • Blue: represents the common union of the states and chapters
  • Gold: represents the individual

Demonstrate knowledge of the SkillsUSA creed : The six points of the creed are:

  • I believe in the dignity of work
  • I believe in the American way of life
  • I believe in education
  • I believe in fair play
  • I believe satisfaction is achieved by good work
  • I believe in high moral and spiritual standards

Demonstrate knowledge of official SkillsUSA emblem & meaning of each part

  • The gear represents the industrial society
  • The hands represent the individual
  • The orbital circles represent technology
  • The shield represents patriotism
  • The torch represents knowledge

Demonstrate knowledge of official SkillsUSA dress

  • Men : Red official blazer, White dress shirt, plain solid Black tie, Black dress slacks, plain Black socks and black dress shoes.
  • Women : Red blazer, White collarless blouse, Black dress skirt or slacks, Black sheer or skin-tone seamless hose, Black shoes.

National SkillsUSA Chief Executive Officer : Mr. Tim Lawrence

SkillsUSA "NEW" Branding Slogan: SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled work force.  We help each student excel.

State SkillsUSA Director : TBD

National SkillsUSA has 5 regions, Minnesota is in Region 4

Four qualities of an orderly meeting: One person presides at a meeting, one idea is discussed at a time, everyone gets a chance to voice an opinion, the majority rules.

One duty of each office:

  • President presides
  • Vice President takes over when president is unavailable
  • Secretary takes minutes
  • Treasurer keeps track of money
  • Historian keeps history records
  • Reporter handles current news and publicity
  • Parliamentarian keeps order in the meetings.

Pledge of Allegiance to the U.S. Flag

I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America, and to the republic for which it stands, one nation under God indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.


Upon my honor, I pledge, To prepare myself by diligent study and ardent practice, to become a worker whose services are recognized as honorable by my employer and fellow workers, To base my expectations of reward upon the solid foundation of service To honor and respect my vocation in such a way as to bring repute to myself And further, to spare no effort in upholding the ideals of SkillsUSA.