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SkillsUSA Dates for Program of Work 2022-2023

Year 2022

August 07, 2022 - August 10, 2022 ACTE Conference – Spokane, WA
August 08, 2022 SkillsUSA Advisor Trainings
September 29, 2022 Southwest Region Annual Advisor Meeting – 5:00 pm – Cascadia Tech
September 26, 2022 Board Meeting: 4:00 pm – Zoom - https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82556953012 Meeting ID: 825 5695 3012 / 1-253-215-8782
October 11, 2022 SkillsUSA WA Advisor Training & Meeting 9:00 am-10:00 am SkillsUSA WA Regional Trainings begin 10:00, see coordinator for link
October 05, 2022 Advisor Training – SkillsUSA Basics – registration, tech standards Advisor Expectations – Advisor Role / in person: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours
October 10, 2022 Register advisors and chapter officers for CISPUS, fall leadership at skillsusa-register.org Registration is $195 for students, advisors and state officers. 10-13 req for special dietary needs due
October 11, 2022 SkillsUSA Chapter of Excellence Program and Applications (Facilitated by Mary Rawlins, Oak Harbor) / zoom: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87335446315
October 19, 2022 Advisor Training – SkillsUSA Absorb, Teaching tools, Tests-Certifications / zoom: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kwBLo091
October 26, 2022 Advisor Training – Preparing for Regional Competitions – Competition Operating Policies, / zoom: 4:00-6:00 pm / clock hours https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84102006269
October 28, 2022 Notify regional coordinator of intent to host contest & maximum contestants
November 04, 2022 Leadership Training for chapter leaders 11:00am-8:30 pm - Randle
November 05, 2022 Leadership Training – Ropes Course 9:00-noon – Randle/Cispus Learning Center
November 04, 2022 - November 15, 2022 Leadership Training at Cispus Learning Center
November 14, 2022 Board Meeting: 4:00 pm – Zoom / https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81284727713 Meeting ID: 812 8472 7713 / 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma)
November 15, 2022 National Membership Early Incentive deadline w/15 student members
November 18, 2022 Deadline to announce contest dates/hosts & intent to compete. This gives hosts time to plan and participants time to arrange travel, subs, etc.
November 28, 2022 Final contest announcement with maximum number of students per school
November 30, 2022 Regional Registration opens for all regions – www.skillsusa-register.org Students must be members to compete
December 20, 2022 STATE MEMBERSHIP DEADLINE to COMPETE, new members accepted through May (March 1 is National Deadline)
Everyone MUST BE a MEMBER & REGISTERED for Regional Championships @ skillsusa-register.org
Regional Contest Registration Deadline skillsusa-register.org (this must be done even if there is no fee for your region) Recipes for SLSC posted at https://skillsusawashington.org/contestupdates
(Recipe source National Leadership and Skills Conference)

Year 2023

January 06, 2023 Board Meeting: 10:30-12:30, Location TBD
January 28, 2023 State pin / program (also state sticker) designs due (last Friday of January)
January 30, 2023 to January 31, 2023 State Officer’s Training – Mandatory (January 30 & 31st) Location TBD-Olympia
February 01, 2023 Legislative/Civic Engagement Day, Olympia (display tables available for schools – contact director@skillsusawashington.org if you want to display your CTE projects)
February 03, 2023 Last day of Regional Technical Competitions
February 04, 2023 Last day of Regional Leadership Competitions Do not schedule technical contests on the day regional leadership contests are held

Southwest – Regional Competitions – Fort Vancouver HS

Puget Sound South – Regional Leadership Competitions – Pierce Co Skills Center
February 10, 2023 Regional Scores due to regional coordinator using given excel sheet If advisor does not submit scores to regional coordinator, on time on excel sheet, students will not be invited to Washington State Leadership and Skills Conference
February 16, 2023 Selection Meeting (Regional Coordinators and Contest Coordinator) 4:00pm - Zoom
February 22, 2023 Chapter of Excellence Program Applications due CEP judging by state completed March 4th
February 25, 2022 Invitation list available at www.skillsusawashington.org

Registration opens for SLSC (State Leadership and Skills Conference)
March 03, 2023 Advisor of the Year Applications due Accepted only from chapters completing CEP Level 2 Application
March 11, 2023 Registration ends for SLSC, invoice must be created, $75 late fee begins 3-12-23 $75 late fee is charged for invoice changes beginning 3-12-23
April 13, 2023 - April 15, 2023 State Leadership and Skills Conference – Tacoma, WA at Hotel Murano State Officers arrive 2 days earlier (April 11 & 12)
May 04, 2023 Registration ENDS for National Leadership and Skills Conference
May 22, 2023 Board Meeting: 10:30-12:30 in person
May 21, 2023 - May 23, 2023 State Officer Training with Career and Technical Student Organizations – mandatory for new and returning state officers
June 24, 2023 - June 25, 2023 Leverage and Activate Training at NLSC, Atlanta
June 26, 2023 - June 30, 2023 National Leadership and Skills Conference (last full week in June) Atlanta
June 26, 2023 NLSC WA State meeting – 8:00 pm – Hilton Atlanta
August 08, 2023 - AUgust 09, 2023 ACTE Conference – (Spokane area student Chapter Leader needed) SkillsUSA Advisor Training provided – 2 sessions