James King receives Lifetime Membership Award at 2008 National SkillsUSA Conference. Mr. King is the Vice Chancellor for the Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology.
There are 27 Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology across the state that are governed by the Tennessee Board of Regents. The Tennessee Colleges of Applied Technology are accredited by the Council on Occupational Education. Each of the 27 Colleges of Applied Technology has a chapter with SkillsUSA Tennessee Psotsecondary.
Vice Chancellor James King stated, "We made a commitment to give every student the opportunity to be a SkillsUSA member at no cost to the student. We are funding every student in our system, which is now over 11,000. The key to it all is that student organizations changed my life, and I want to give the opportunity to all students, so they can change their lives.”
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. SkillsUSA helps each student excel. SkillsUSA's mission is to help its members become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.
SkillsUSA serves more than 300,000 students and instructors annually. The organization has 13,000 school chapters in 54 state and territorial associations. More than 14,500 instructors and administrators are professional members of SkillsUSA.
Contact SkillsUSA Nationals:
14001 SkillsUSA Way
Leesburg, VA 20176