Explore The Trades at SkillsUSA 2023

Explore The Trades attended the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta, GA from June 19-22, 2023. This conference brought together over 15,000 students, educators, industry vendors and trades professionals from all over the country. These individuals showcased the best of the best in over 100 technical vocations.

Executive Director Kate Cinnamo, and Project Coordinator Maddy Sorenson attended the event and had great conversations about the importance of the plumbing, heating, cooling, and electrical trades with educators, students, and tradespeople from around the nation!

Explore The Trades debuted their new “More Than An Elective” program, an initiative to partner with educators in pursuit of bringing the skilled trades conversation back into schools. Explore The Trades is looking forward to interacting throughout the year and growing more connections at the SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference 2024!

About Explore The Trades

Explore The Trades is a registered 501(c)(3) not-for-profit charity committed to developing the next generation of a skilled workforce by changing the perception of the trades.

About SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. We help each student excel. A nonprofit national education association, SkillsUSA serves middle-school, high-school and college/postsecondary students preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations.