The Future of the Construction Industry Starts with ACE Students
Raised by his grandmother in downtown Chicago, Isidro would look up at the massive skyline as a child knowing he wanted to help build it someday. When Isidro and his family moved to Cleveland he discovered the ACE Mentor Program in his high school. He was intrigued because it aligned with his interest in construction.
ACE Highlight's East Tech's Michelle Robb and Clarence Bennett
Local Students Use Career Tech to Build Future With Career Tech Courses
By Bri'on Whiteside, Toledo Blade
Whitmer High School graduate Clarissa Shepherd thought about attending college but decided to take a detour by going into the construction industry instead.
Miss Shepherd, 18, pursued a carpenter apprenticeship at Lathrop Construction. She said she is no stranger to the work, as her...
ACE Advocate Devoted to Recreating the Classroom Experience by Fostering Connections throughout Northeast Ohio
Every professional should mentor someone. That is the great advantage of the trades in particular, you are learning from people who made mistakes and they are honest about the challenges they’ve faced. With that knowledge, the students can be educated so much faster. Those...
How to Spark a Craft Workforce Revolution
By Rachel Burris, Construction Business Owner
There are several steps that the industry can take to transform the U.S. workforce, and the first of these is to establish and strengthen career awareness and education opportunities. The construction industry rallying behind a public-awareness campaign has the potential to change parents...
What I Learned From Mentoring the Younger Generation
By Sam Meyer, Crain's
I am fortunate to have a professional mentor who has given me advice on handling difficult life and workplace decisions, has advocated for me in the workplace, and has supported and encouraged me. In the future, I hope to hold this role in a young person's life and help someone the way my mentor...
ACE Mentorship Program - The Impact of Mentorship
The positive impact of mentorship in a young adult's life is invaluable. Become a mentor, be the change in a student's life.
New ACE Mentor Information Session:
RSVP for August 29
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The ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland invites individuals with an interest in mentoring Cleveland...
ACE Alumni Spotlight: Bakari Ballard, Discovering Your True Passion Through ACE
“ACE helped guide me through the process of knowing what I wanted to major in. First, I wanted to be an architect, then I thought I wanted to be an engineer. By the end of my ACE 11th grade year, I fell in love with construction and learned more about the business side of the industry, a sector I never...
ACE Builds Wins at 2019 AIA's Sand Fest!
The ACE Builds team (led by Susie Chaplin) took home the first place trophy on Saturday, August 3 at AIA's 2019 Sand Fest competition. The team competed in what the judges called the most competitive and difficult category. The team got inspiration for the sculpture from popular Avengers movies and named the sculpture 'Sand...
Gilbane, Jacobs Find Tech Benefits Beyond Closeout
This article was written by Joe Beeton, Construction Dive
Virtual reality, augmented reality and BIM tools have become staples during planning and construction of most large projects, but are also proving valuable in unexpected ways for those who get creative and resourceful with the data, according to leaders from Jacobs Engineering...