14 Students in the ACE Cleveland Program Awarded More than $122,000 in Scholarships!
Congratulations to our students, thank you to our teachers, mentors, volunteers, parents, and donors. Your support of these students has a direct impact on not only their future, but the future of our communities. To date, the ACE Cleveland program has gifted over $1 million in scholarships....
Diego Cortez, Achieving Childhood Dreams through ACE Cleveland
Recipient of $60,000+, including the $40,000 ACE National CMiC Allen Berg Scholarship
“With my experience in ACE I believe that I will achieve my goals. I don't want to go to college just because someone told me to. I want to go because it's part of my long-term plan. After college, I plan to become a Construction Manager...
Courtney Behm’s Impact on ACE Cleveland
How This Founding Member Helped Grow ACE Cleveland, from 15 Students to 200 Annually - Courtney Behm’s Impact on the ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland.“ACE is truly one of the things I am most proud of in my career and seeing the impact it has had on the Cleveland community. The first local ACE session in...
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
RSVP for September 10
The ACE Mentor Program of Cleveland invites individuals with an interest in mentoring Cleveland...