SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America's high performance workers in public career and technical programs. 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.
Your Campus Chapter: To find your campus chapter, visit the SkillsUSA Tennessee State Association. Students participate in various activities throughout the year including leadership training, community service, and competition.
Mission: SkillsUSA's mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders, and responsible American citizens.
National Membership: More than 300,000 students and instructors join SkillsUSA annually, organized into more than 17,000 sections and 54 state and territorial associations. SkillsUSA has served more than 9.9 million members.
Partners: In 2009, more than 16,600 teachers and school administrators served as professional SkillsUSA members and instructors. More than 1,100 business, industry, and labor sponsors actively support SkillsUSA at the national level through financial aid, in-kind contributions, and involvement of their people in SkillsUSA activities. Many more work directly with state associations and local chapters.
National Technical Honor Society
National Technical Honor Society (NTHS) has supported nearly one million top Career Technical Education (CTE) students in their pursuit of higher education and recognition for their achievements while cultivating excellence in today’s highly competitive workforce.
To honor student achievement and leadership, award scholarships, promote educational excellence and enhance career opportunities for the NTHS membership.
Student membership is open to secondary and post-secondary students who are enrolled in career and technical education programs. Each student must meet the qualifications set by the member school.
TCAT Covington Qualifications
- Complete at least 432 hour term
- GPA 3.o or higher
- Community and school involvement
- School leadership
- Exceptional worker ethics
- Very good attendance
- Recommendation by one or more instructors and/or staff
Student Membership Benefits:
- Membership certificate, pin, card, window decal, foil diploma seal, and official NTHS graduation tassel
- Online educational and career resources
- NTHS Scholarship Opportunities including the Jon H. Poteat Scholarship and others through our Career and Technical Student Organization partnerships.
- Letters of recommendation for employment, college admissions, or scholarships
- Potential recruitment opportunities
Advisor: Christie Hudnall – firstname.lastname@example.org