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

SkillsUSA is a nonprofit association that helps career and technical education students follow their passions to their ultimate careers. As a nationwide partnership of education and industry, SkillsUSA works to ensure America has a skilled workforce. It helps every student excel. The nationwide career and technical education student organization serves more than 360,000 high school, college and postsecondary students and instructors each year in trade, technical and skilled service occupation instructional programs. 

SkillsUSA Maryland boasts a statewide membership of 6,000 students. These young men and women have started training for their chosen career paths in high school. Future plans often include earning post-secondary credits, degrees and/or certifications at two and four-year colleges, technical schools and apprenticeship programs. 

Technical skills complemented by leadership and employability skills training make SkillsUSA students career-ready, productive and promotable. 

The SkillsUSA Championships is the showcase for the best career and technical students. Contests begin locally and continue through the state and national levels.  (from


Would you like to make a donation to our SkillsUSA Programs?  Click on the link below or contact Ms. Wilson at 240-740-2000.  Your donation will support Edison students as they compete at the local, state, and national competitions.  Donations are greatly appreciated and will pay for expenses such as material, equipment, transportation, and lodging for various competitions.  Thank you for your support! 


Students Attend the 2018 SkillsUSA Maryland Fall Leadership Conference

Congratulations to all Thomas Edison HS of Technology students that attended the 2018 SkillsUSA Maryland Fall Leadership Conference in Ocean City, MD!  We also congratulate our most recent Advanced Statesmen and Statesmen!  Click the following link to see more about the "Filtering the Framework" Conference, which occurred on November 1st and 2nd:

  11-02-18 SkillsUSA Fall Leadership 01

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Want to Learn More???  Visit These SkillsUSA Links!