This past week, ACE Mentor Program student Kenneth Yohe was recognized in the “How Oregon Works” feature of the Portland Business Journal. The ACE Mentor Program of Oregon began in 2006 as an affiliate of the national ACE organization. It
Kevin Jeans Gail, the founding executive director and visionary leader of the Portland Workforce Alliance, is retiring. And he’s doing so quietly, as is his style.
Those who’ve worked closely with Kevin Jeans Gail at the Portland Workforce Alliance describe him as an uncommonly dedicated individual with creative energy and a playful spirit, and as someone with a convincing tone, calm demeanor and genuine humility.
Two Portland after-school mentoring programs that encourage student interest in construction and design-related careers recently got a big dose of national attention, courtesy of the widely read Education Week.
The ACE Mentor Program of Oregon this week awarded $80,000 in college scholarships to 16 Portland-area seniors interested in pursuing careers in architecture, construction management and engineering.