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Region Championships


Region Championships is just around the corner! Please review the information below pertaining to the virtual region championships. 

Registration: 
  • Registration is open!
  • The registration deadline is December 11th.
  • Advisors should register for the event on SkillsUSA Register, but due to the virtual nature of the event, SkillsUSA Georgia will not invoice you for your registration. 
Fees & Costs:
Students: $10 per competitor 
Chapter Fee: $25 

Below is a four step process that will help you prepare for Region Championships. 

Step 1: View the Region Championships page and familiarize your students with the contests that are offered and their specific delivery method. 

There are three delivery methods: 
1. An online test. 
2. A virtual submission. 
3. A virtual live event. 

The technical standards for the virtual submission and virtual live contests will be added to the Region Championship page in early December. 

Step 2:  Download and read through the Region Championships Checklist.
 
Step 3: Download the documents under the Region Championships Downloads. Pay attention to which documents are required per the contest delivery method. For example, you will only need the Student Testing Day Form if you have a student who will participate in an online test. 
 
Step 4: Region registration is open and the deadline to register your competitors is December 11th. Begin to talk with your students now about the contests they would like to participate in and remember that changes can be made before the registration deadline, but not after. So we encourage you to register early! 

All of the documents mentioned above can be found on the Region Championships website which you can access below. 
 
SkillsUSA Georgia Region Championship Page

Professional Development is a SkillsUSA Professional Membership Benefit


This week, there are many opportunities to participate in SkillsUSA professional development sessions related to a variety of new educational resources and programs. Check out the schedule: 

November 16 - SkillsUSA Championships Coaching Guides
November 16 - Framework Integration 101
November 17 - Jump into STEM
November 17 - Chapter Excellence Program 
November 18 - Critical Thinking at Work 
November 18 - Conflict Management at Work
November 19 - Framework Integration Strategies & Foundations Lesson Plans 
November 19 - JumpStart 2.0

To view the full schedule of professional development opportunities and register to attend, login to SkillsUSA CONNECT and visit the Professional Development Opportunities page under Advisor Resources. Or, visit the below link. 
 
Professional Development Opportunities

Attend ACTE’s CareerTech VISION Virtual Conference

ACTE's Career Tech VISION 2020 has moved fully online, virtual experience this year. The November 30th through December 4th event can be attended from the comfort and convenience of your school, office or home and features enhanced programming and immersive professional development to address timely topics impacting career and technical education. 

The week-long conference allows flexibility to tailor session times to your availability. All attendees will receive access to over 300 sessions following the event. Attendees will have opportunities to network and participate in interactive experiences through a dynamic virtual platform act this flagship event. 

For conference rates, speakers and program details, click on the below link. 
 
CareerTech VISION Virtual Conference

SkillsUSA Championships Coaching Guides


Preparing for the SkillsUSA Championships is an excellent opportunity for SkillsUSA Framework skill development in students. As a SkillsUSA advisor, you have the unique opportunity to make a huge impact by helping students become college - and career-ready. Four SkillsUSA Championships coaching guides have been developed to support you in this important work. From training timelines to learning objectives and activity templates, these tools and tips will strengthen your coaching experience. 

These four resources are available now with special pricing: $50 for the bundle. To purchase, please visit the link below. 

 
Coaching Guides
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