To engage, excite, and enlighten high school students to pursue careers in architecture, engineering, and construction through mentoring and continued support for their advancement into the industry.


  • Help build a large, diverse, and better-prepared workforce.
  • Prioritize engaging students and communities traditionally underrepresented in the industry.
  • Assist and guide students by providing scholarships, internships, and mentoring as they pursue career pathways into the industry.


Inclusion – We will nurture and value the diversity of backgrounds, identities, talents and beliefs of each individual involved in our program.
Collaboration - We believe a spirit of mutually beneficial collaboration will produce the greatest results and maximize our volunteer and fiscal resources.
Excellence - We aspire to deliver the highest quality and most impactful mentor program and commit to approach our work with fairness and honesty.

Colin Powell Speaks about the ACE Program

ACE Mentor News – Online Blog

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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 fields.


National Design

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2021 CIRT
ACE Mentor Design and Construction Competition!

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  • Homeless Shelter
  • Retrofit a School
  • Manufacturing Center

Download Competition Package

2021 CIRT Competition Info

ACE Insider
& Yearbook


Read the latest issue
and see all of our past issues.


2020 Yearbook

 2020 ACE Mentor Yearbook Cover

2020 – Discover how ACE Mentor pivots into a virtual program around the country.

*Outstanding Mentors are featured on the yearbook cover.

Learn more.

CMiC – Allen Berg
Memorial Scholarships


As part of a $3M grant to ACE Mentor from CMiC and the family of the late Allen Berg, founder of CMiC, ACE has awarded the third of six annual rounds of scholarships to promising students planning to pursue careers in the integrated construction industry. Thirty-seven (37) students received $400K in scholarships varying between $4K and $20K, depending on need.

During the month of April, the students were notified of their awards via virtual calls with the national staff and local affiliate representatives. Click the video to see some of the highlights of the calls.

CMiC Information

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2021 CMiC Winners