SkillsUSA offers advanced training for students and advisors that focuses on professionalism, communication and leadership skills. This training is held in Washington, D.C., and allows members the opportunity to share their SkillsUSA and career and technical experiences with elected officials. WLTI activities will include:

  • Congressional visits
  • Tours of Washington D.C., including monuments
  • Laying of a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns

2023 Washington Leadership Training Institute Conference Information

For detailed information about the WLTI event, as well as pre-conference assignments, registration and conference agendas, please download the  WLTI 23 Guide

To register for the Washington Leadership Training Institute (WLTI), please go to:

Registration opens Aug 1st and closes Aug 23rd. No refunds or cancellations after Aug 23rd. Payments are due Sept 23rd. 3% fee added for credit card transactions.

Attendees must complete all Pre-Conference training and Statesman materials by Sept 21st. (2023 training material details are found in the guide link above) You must have an account that matches the email used in your WLTI registration. You must be registered for WLTI for this course to be added to your account in Absorb, this access will be available after Aug 31st.  

2023 WLTI Scholarship Application Due Aug 23rd.  $500 Scholarship – To support expenses for the Washington Leadership Training Institute (held in Washington D.C. in September each year.) This amount covers registration for the 2023 WLTI training. Transportation to and from D.C., lodging at the conference hotel, and any meals not included with registration are the responsibility of the student/school.

WLTI-UPDATED-Conference-Schedule TX 2023

Final Registration Rates:

4 night WLTI Sept 23-27 (Hotel, 7 meals Included)

Single $1,620, Double: $1,198, Triple: $1,050, Quad: $979

6 night WLTI & TX Tours Sept 21-27 (Hotel, 12 meals Included)

Single $2,325, Double: $1,690, Triple: $1,480, Quad: $1,380

Make sure you are adding your rooming options under Optional Fees in registration. Choose roommates if known. Students are not to be in single rooms. If you are doing Texas Tours you will need to add TX Tours and 6 Nt Lodging choice. If you need help let Amy or Stephanie know: 903-887-4013.

Scholarship applications and State officers will need invoice modifications – please email to get an adjusted invoice before you send it to your accounting department.

For event dates, please visit our Calendar.