The Value of Being A Sponsor

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The Benefits of Being A Mentor

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ACE is an after school program that introduces you to careers in architecture, construction management, engineering and other disciplines.



The ACE Mentor Program is driven by the committed and enthusiastic participation of volunteer mentors who are practicing professionals in their respective field.



Sponsors are all key to the success of ACE. Only with their support are we able to offer life-changing career programs to students at no cost.

Want to become a sponsor?
Call 703.942.8101
or fill out our form.


National Design

2018 CIRT/ACE National Design and Construction Competition

The Construction Industry Round Table has announced the three design challenges for the 2018 competition:

  • Envision the Ideal School
  • Revitalize an Urban Block
  • Design a Flexible Home

Click here for full
competition details

Outstanding Mentor Nominations

Mentors are the heart and soul of ACE. Their myriad contributions to the students they engage and to ACE deserve to be recognized.

In 2018 ACE will honor up to five (5) Outstanding Mentors. A panel of previous Outstanding Mentors will judge nominations made by affiliate leaders.

Details for the nomination process is available through the Regional Directors.

Click here to see past winners

Student Scholarships
and Summer Programs

Make sure you check the student page for available scholarships. The ACE Mentor Program is working with educational institutions to offer scholarship opportunities to ACE students. Click here to find out more information about each participating institution. This list will be growing over the next few months so please check back often.

Click here for available scholarships

There are also summer programs available. Click here for more information.

STEM Premier

STEM Premier Logo.pngSTEM Premier is an online platform where ACE students and alumni can create compelling virtual portfolios showcasing their academic achievements, STEM skills, and ACE experience and then connect to colleges and employers looking to recruit ACE talent.

Learn more.

ACE On-line Store Open!

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ACE-branded merchandise, including shirts, labels, mugs, pencils, pads and stress construction hats, are now for sale at ACE’s virtual store. Many items can be ordered in single quantities. They make great thank-you gifts and stocking-stuffers. The vendor will help affiliates order items not currently available in the store.

Place your orders here.

2017 ACE Yearbook

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For the past decade, ENR has produced this report highlighting the accomplishments of the National program as well as the local affiliates of the ACE Mentor Program. For an electronic copy, please click here. Hard copies are available here.

ACE Research Brochure


Recent research continues to confirm that ACE motivates students to study in high school, enter college, and pursue careers in architecture, construction, and engineering. Read our newest findings based on two major surveys conducted in May 2015.

ACE Featured on 2017 National TV Show American Graduate Day

The October 14 broadcast on the PBS network of American Graduate Day ran two seven-minute segments about ACE. The first featured an ACE alumna and her two mentors from the San Antonio affiliate. In the second segment, Peter Davoren, CEO of Turner Construction and Chairman of the ACE Board of Directors, participated in a panel discussion about mentoring and workforce development.

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Click here to view the video with Peter Davoren.

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Click here to view the video about the
San Antonio affiliate alumna and mentors

For more information about the American Graduate Day and links to two previous programs featuring ACE,


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