Technical Skills Center


SkillsUSA is an applied method of instruction for preparing America’s high performance workers in public career and technical programs. We provide quality education experiences for students in leadership, teamwork, citizenship and character development. We build and reinforce self-confidence, work attitudes and communications skills.

SkillsUSA is a national nonprofit organization serving teachers, high school and college students who are preparing for careers in trade, technical and skilled service occupations, including health occupations. SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry representatives’, working together to ensure America has a skilled work force. SkillsUSA was formerly known as VICA (Vocational Industrial Clubs of America)

Our sponsors at New Madrid TSC are Mrs. Regina Gossett and Mrs. Gloria Houston.  Our educators have years of experience as a sponsor.  They provide the students with the motivation needed for the students to SUCCEED.

If you are interested in learning more about SkillsUSA, becoming a member, or being a community partner, please contact one of sponsors at the number below or you may email them at:

Mrs. Gossett:

Mrs. Houston:

Regina Gossett
Gloria Houston


  • 310 US Highway 61
    New Madrid, MO 63869
  • Telephone (573) 688-2165
    Fax (573) 688-2169

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