SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. As a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school, and college students, SkillsUSA prepares its members for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations. The SkillsUSA Championships is the showcase for the best career and technical education students. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels. Explore the many opportunities available to you in SkillsUSA Maryland.
The official name of the organization is the National FFA Organization. The letters “FFA” stand for Future Farmers of America, but the FFA is not just for students who want to be farmers. FFA welcomes members who want to be teachers, doctors, scientists, or business owners. The FFA remains committed to growing the individual student and providing a path to achievement. The FFA is a source of learned leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education. Connect with Maryland FFA today.
Educators Rising is a national organization for aspiring teachers and their mentors. Educators Rising’s mission is to cultivate a new generation of highly skilled educators by guiding young people on a path from high school through college and into their teaching careers. By working with aspiring educators who reflect the demographics of their communities and who are passionate about serving those communities through public education, Educators Rising is changing the face of teaching.