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2024 Vocational Grants

The El Paso County Contractors Association provides direct financial support to middle school and high school programs in El Paso County that promote the education of commercial construction career paths. Applications must be complete and received by March 31st to be considered. 

Every May, the El Paso County Contractors Association awards grants to local middle and high school programs that specialize in the trades.  

2024 Recipients:

School Vocational Education Program or Class
Air Academy High School Project Lead The Way
Atlas Preparatory School Atlas High School Construction/ Trades Class
Carson Middle School Woods I, Woods II, Advanced Woods
Chinook Trail Middle School Industrial Technology
Coronado High School Manufacturing/welding
Coronado High School Careers in Construction
Discovery Canyon Campus Middle School Industrial Technology and Introduction to Construction
Discovery Canyon High School CTE, Civil Engineering and Architecture
Galileo School of Math and Science Gateway to Technology/Project Lead the Way
Holmes Middle School Architecture and Construction, Industrial Arts
Jenkins Middle School PLTW Gateway (Engineering)
Lewis Palmer Middle School Gateway to Technology PLTW
Lewis-Palmer High School Welding
Liberty High School Building construction
Liberty High School Cabinetmaking
Manitou Springs High School Construction
Manitou Springs Middle School Construction
Mesa Ridge High School Automotive
Mountain Ridge Middle School Industrial Technology/Manufacturing
Palmer Ridge High School Woodworking A, Woodworking B, Construction 1
Patriot High School Construction Technology
Power Technical Construction Technology
Power Technical James Irwin Construction
Sabin Middle School Intro to Robotics
The MiLL Welding
The MiLL Cabinet Manufacturing
The MiLL Construction
Timberview Middle School Industrial Tech Metals and Materials
Widefield High School Automotive

Southern Colorado Construction Career Days

The El Paso County Contractors Association supports the Southern Colorado Construction Career Days as an annual event that introduces high school students to the trades in a hands-on atmosphere.

To support the event, or to learn more about getting involved, click on the link below. 

Pikes Peak Business and Education Alliance (PPBEA)

The El Paso County Contractors Association supports the Pikes Peak Business and Education Alliance as a conduit that introduces students from K-12 to a broad range of career fields enhanced by hands on experiences. 

To support the program, or to learn more about getting involved, click on the link below. 

Careers in Construction Colorado

The Careers In Construction program brings construction-based vocational education to high school students in participating schools across the State of Colorado. Through mentoring and hands-on training, Careers in Construction Colorado provides students the tools and skill sets necessary to be successful and productive citizens while learning the about career pathways available in the construction industry. 

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