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About the Program

ACE Mentor Program of Greater NY is a Free After School Program for High School Students Interested in Architecture, Engineering, and Construction.


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0% of Students

say that, through ACE GNY, they gained knowledge and skills not taught in high school

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0% of Students

say that their ability to work collaboratively as part of a team improved through ACE GNY

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0% of Students

say they gained leadership experience and skills through ACE GNY

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0% of Students

in ACE GNY come from minority and underserved backgrounds

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0% of Mentors

in ACE GNY are a part of ethnic and/or minority groups

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0% of Mentors

in ACE GNY are women in the design and build industry

 

ACE Mentor Greater NY Program Structure

ACE Greater NY teams are made up of 15-30 students from different high schools throughout NYC, and 7-10 mentors representing the design and build industry. Mentors guide students through the fundamentals of architecture, engineering, and construction management, while also developing a pseudo-design project that the students present to family and peers at the end of the season. ACE Greater NY teams meet after school at industry firms for at least 15 sessions.

Our Program Structure

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.

 

Program Values

DIVERSITY – We respect diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, thought, interests, and ideas.

INCLUSION – We value, nurture, and practice respect for the talents, beliefs, backgrounds, and ways of living of all of our participants.

INTEGRITY – We deal honestly and fairly with one another; we work hard to produce and deliver quality programs, and we use the financial support of our donors efficiently.

EXCELLENCE – We strive to engage students by providing high-quality and creative content and strategies, basing our insights on knowledge and experience.

COLLABORATION – We believe that through our commitment and working together, we will obtain greater results and make the best use of our resources.

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About ACE Greater NY

Founded in 1994 by a group of leading architects, contractors and engineers in New York City, the program has served over 65,000 students nationwide and over 10,000 students in New York alone. Today, more than 9,000 students and 3,600 mentors participate in ACE each year in 37 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico.

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