SkillsUSA Week Proclaimed at Coastal Pines Technical College
Coastal Pines Technical College (CPTC) President Dr. Glenn Deibert proclaimed February 8-14, 2015, SkillsUSA Week at CPTC in conjunction with National Career and Technical Education Month. The official signing took place February 9, 2015, on the Waycross campus. SkillsUSA Week is celebrated the second week of February each year.
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving high school and college students and professional members enrolled in training programs in technical, skilled, and service occupations, including health occupations.
SkillsUSA has more than 350,000 members annually and is organized into 13,000 chapters and 54 state and territorial associations (including the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam and the Virgin Islands).
SkillsUSA prepares America’s high performance workers. 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 activities. For more information, visit http://skillsusa.org/about/.