Industry Validation

Toyota is the lead sponsor along with State Farm and Kreg of the SkillsUSA Career Essentials: Experiences as a special project of the SkillsUSA Foundation.

“We believe in the SkillsUSA Career Essentials curriculum and credential as a much-needed academic resource to strengthen CTE to define, implement and measure career readiness beyond just technical skills. When someone asks what we’re doing to help close America’s skills gap, sponsoring Career Essentials is one thing we can point to.”

— Al Smith Group Vice President and  Chief Social Innovation Officer, Toyota Motor North America

The following organizations have made financial contributions of at least $25,000 and/or documented in-kind contributions of at least $75,000, and support our mission’s framework and SkillsUSA Career Essentials Credential. As such, they are recognized as a 2019 SkillsUSA Official National Partner.