Founded in 1994, the ACE name stands for Architecture, Construction and Engineering. The ACE program stands for mentoring high school students and inspiring them to pursue careers in design and construction. Itís now the construction industry's fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students annually.
The ACE Mentor Program of America, Inc. not only engages sponsors and volunteer mentors to expose students to real-world opportunities, it financially supports each student's continued success through scholarships and grants. Since 1994, ACE has awarded over $14 million in scholarships to promising participants.
Practicing professionals attracting young people to real professions.
ACE is an inspired partnership between a variety of industry professionals, each one invested in the future of his or her passion by ensuring a new generation of talent:
An education that goes well beyond textbooks.
By working with real professionals in real work environments, ACE students receive an invaluable hands-on education ó they learn to understand the day-to-day workings of a business by living it, experiencing it, not merely reading about it.