SkillsUSA. LCTCS. Louisiana. SkillsUSA is:. A partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force
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A partnership of students, teachers and industry, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force
Serves more than 286,000 student and professional members in all 50 states in 4,700 high schools and two year colleges nationwide. Members are enrolled in technical, skilled and service occupations, including health occupations
Leadership, citizenship, and character development programs and activities
Pertinent to Louisiana SkillsUSA and the Louisiana Community and Technical College System
In the LCTCS board meeting of July 1999, the Academic Affairs Committee recognized by unanimous resolution all Louisiana SkillsUSA members, both professional and students who achieved national merit. In the address to the board regarding the program, Mr. Rabalais explained, "SkillsUSA is a program that is responsive to business and industry by promoting occupational and leadership skills and other assets such as employability skillsin students in order for them to make a smooth transition from school to the workplace."
NOTICE OF BOARD ACTION
During its meeting of February 9, 2000, the Louisiana Community and Technical College Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to encourage LTC faculty participation in student organizations, conferences, and activities, and to have Supervisor Jared Lord formulate a letter to the Directors of the LTC campuses expressing the Board's support of the SkillsUSA program.
Dr. Jerry Pinsel, Interim Vice-President for Instruction, Learning and Inter-Institutional Cooperation
Dr. Wayne Brown, LCTCS President
ITEM F.2 PRESENTATION BY SUPERVISOR LORD ON SKILLS USA "BUILDING SKILLS FOR AMERICA"
On motion of Supervisor Christopher, seconded by supervisor Trist, the committee of the Whole unanimously voted to encourage LTC faculty participation in student organizations' conferences and activities and to have Supervisor Lord formulate a letter to the Directors expressing the Board's support.
Alfred Bonnable High School
Bossier Technical School
Caddo Career Center
College Street T & I
Cuillier Career Center
Grace King High School
Port Barre High School
Terrebonne Vo-Tech High School
W.D. Smith Career Center
Baton Rouge Campus
Charles B. Coriel Campus
Delgado Community College
Gulf Area Campus
Morgan Smith Campus
River Parishes Campus
Sabine Valley Campus
Southern University A Shreveport
T. H. Harris Campus
Tech Area Campus
Young Memorial CampusSkillsUSA Membership
For the student:
For the teacher:
– assess employability skills development of students
– increase internship opportunities for students
– validate student performance to national industry standards