2020-21 Program Year. All ACE meetings will be held virtually this program year as needed, in alignment with current public health guidelines for limiting coronavirus transmission. Our goal is to preserve a quality career-mentor experience for students, while protecting the health of all students, volunteers and the community. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________
The ACE Mentor Program of Oregon is a proven after-school initiative that connects Portland area high-school students to careers in Architecture, Construction and Engineering. The program serves approximately 150 students per year and relies on 100 volunteer mentors, all professionals in their fields, to coach students in a hands-on, team-oriented project. The program has demonstrated success in helping Oregon students graduate from high school, earn college scholarships, continue their education and make informed career decisions.
ACE is a FREE after-school programthat offers career skills, connections and experience. ACE gives students the opportunity to learn from professionals in Architecture, Construction & Engineering fields. ACE gives mentors a chance to give back to their community, inspire the next generation, & attract talent to the industry.