The purpose of the State Education Team (SET) is to assist the state technical committees and tech chairs in conducting and managing the SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Contests. SET members may also be called upon throughout the year for their insights and expertise.


  • Be an advocate for SkillsUSA and uphold the mission and standards set forth by the state association and SkillsUSA national office
  • Nominate and assist in recruiting industry professionals to serve as technical committee members and judges
  • Assist in identifying other organizations and potential sources of materials and equipment that can support the contest or committee if needed
  • Provide assistance as needed in setting up and tearing down the contest area under supervision of the technical committee
  • Serve as a resource to the technical chair/technical committee in regards to contest procedure questions
  • Assist in other areas as determined by the technical committee or state director

Will Not:

  • Be involved in the preparation of the contest projects to be used at the state competition or have specific knowledge of the projects, contest variables, or any other information that would constitute a competitive advantage
  • Administer any written test, complete score cards, or view competitor scores at any time during the competition
  • Have direct contact with a competitor from their school during any contest
  • Serve as judges, except in rare cases and only with approval of the state director

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Be an educator or administrator (active or retired)
  • Be an active professional member of SkillsUSA and be skilled in the subject matter area of assignment
  • Willing to follow the leadership of the technical committee and complete the requested assignments in an orderly and congenial manner to ensure the success of SkillsUSA Oregon Championships
  • Commit to improving communications between instructors, technical committees, and state director for the purpose of improving instruction and job readiness and advancing the mission of SkillsUSA

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