SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers, and industry representatives working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. SkillsUSA provides quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship, and character development. It builds and reinforces self-confidence, work attitudes, and communication 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 involvement in community service.