2020 National Leadership and Skills Conference: June 22- June 26


Starting June 22, 2020, 8:00 AM

More than 6,500 outstanding career and technical education students—all state contest winners—will compete hands-on in 103 different trade, technical and leadership fields. Students work against the clock and each other, proving their expertise in occupations such as electronics, computer-aided drafting, precision machining, medical assisting and culinary arts. Contests are run with the help of industry, trade associations and labor organizations, and test competencies are set by industry. Leadership contestants will demonstrate skills including extemporaneous speaking and conducting meetings by parliamentary procedure.