The ACE name stands for Architecture, Construction and Engineering. The ACE program helps to mentor high school students and inspires them to pursue careers in design and construction. It’s now the construction industry's fastest-growing high school mentoring program, reaching over 8,000 students annually.

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

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:

  • Architects

  • Interior Designers

  • Landscape Architects

  • Mechanical Engineers

  • Structural Engineers

  • Electrical Engineers

  • Environmental Engineers

  • Civil Engineers

  • Construction Managers

  • College & University Representatives

An education that goes well beyond textbooks.By working with real professionals in real work environments, ACE students receive an invaluable hands-on education β€” they learn to understand the day-to-day workings of a business by living it, experiencing it, not merely reading about it. Click here for more about ACE.