Oct 11, 2023
Setting a vision for the future, SkillsUSA Iowa launches it's strategic plan, No Limits: 2028
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Ankeny, IA - SkillsUSA Iowa is pleased to announce a significant milestone in its journey towards achieving its mission. After months of careful planning, collaboration, and dedication, the organization is thrilled to unveil its new strategic plan, charting a course for the future.
The development of this strategic plan marks a pivotal moment in the history of SkillsUSA Iowa, as it sets the stage for the organization to enhance impact and better serve community. This plan is the result of extensive research, input from stakeholders, and a commitment to addressing the evolving needs of workforce.
Key components of the strategic plan include:
Enhance Industry Partners - Forge new experiences that bridge the gap between education and industry by connecting students to career-ready experiences.
Supporting Chapter Growth - Develop experiences at the local school level that involve every member in the development of workplace, personal, and technical skills grounded in academics.
Develop a High Quality Championships Program - Increase opportunities for direct industry involvement in the development and support (including fiscal) to keep Championships sustainable and relevant.
Enrich Professional Development - Expanding opportunities to engage educators in classroom integration and development of resources to promote key SkillsUSA and industry backed programs.
"We are extremely proud to present our new strategic plan, which reflects our dedication to making a meaningful impact in the education system," said Matt Hansen, Board President at SkillsUSA Iowa. "This plan will guide our actions and decisions in the coming years, enabling us to fulfill our mission more effectively and build a next generation workforce.”
SkillsUSA Iowa invites the community, supporters, and partners to learn more about the strategic plan by visiting our website at skillsusaiowa.org. Leaders are encouraged to get involved, support initiatives, and join the organization on this exciting journey toward a brighter future.
About SkillsUSA Iowa:
SkillsUSA is America’s proud champion of the skilled trades. We’re a student-led partnership of education and industry that’s building the future skilled workforce our nation depends on with graduates who are career ready, day one.
Our mission is accomplished through the SkillsUSA Framework of Personal Skills, Workplace Skills and Technical Skills Grounded in Academics, which is integrated into classroom curriculum. SkillsUSA represents 600+ students across nearly 200 secondary and postsecondary schools in Iowa and is a required element of a high-quality CTE program in partnership with the Iowa Department of Education.
For more information about our organization and the strategic plan, please visit skillsusaiowa.org.