CCDI Calendar

Below is a list of upcoming CCDI events. We also hold monthly Construction Academy classes for students. Construction Academy works to help CCDI students explore their options within the construction industry, introduce them to new technology in the field and provide them with practice for job interviews.
Date Event
March 16, 2019 Construction Academy
April 27, 2019 Construction Academy
May 18, 2019 Construction Academy

See how CCDI has been sharing our mission and engaging with students at our recent events.

Hiring Fair 2019

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CCDI wants to send a big thank you to everyone who participated in our hiring fair! We appreciate everyone for taking the time help our CCDI students prepare to take their next steps into the construction field. We have some really incredible candidates this year. A special thank you to Mr. Patrick Hanneken, Mr. Byron Lane, Mr. Casey Hayes of Jennings Senior High & all the Career Technical Education (CTE) teachers at North Technical High School for the dedication they have put into this group over the past two years. We'd also like to thank all the new contractors and…

Construction Academy: February 2019

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CCDI students took to the road this past Saturday for a visit to L. Keeley Construction. The theme of the February Academy session was Adaptability. CCDI thanks Nathan Munie for presenting about pre-construction and to Derek Maschek for organizing the days events and giving us a tour of the company. CCDI is excited to partner with L. Keeley and ADB for future endeavors including our upcoming Career Fair on March 7th!

2019 Art & Science Day

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Today was the Art and Science Day Career Fair. Hosted at McCluer South-Berkeley High School, students from from all over the Ferguson-Florissant School District were in attendance. After an introduction to CCDI, the students were divided into two groups, switching between the Career Fair in the gymnasium and a Guest Speaker Panel in the auditorium. The Art and Science Career Fair had over twenty local business, education and union representatives participating and building awareness of their trade and the career opportunities they have to offer. The Guest Speaker Panel was composed of four local minority business owners. Nicole Adewale, principal…

Construction Academy: January

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At the January CCDI Construction Academy class, students focused on the Clayco trait of "Stamina." Students then got to practice their public speaking skills by sharing their elevator pitches in front of their peers. After presenting their elevator pitches to the Construction Academy, the students got to do practice interviews with CCDI Build Our Future Scholarship recipients, Kyah and Trenton.


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Recently, CCDI Scholars Kyah and Trenton both purchased their first car with the help of CCDI. We are proud to support our Build Our Future scholarship recipients as they continue to work on their college degrees. Way to go Kyah and Trenton!

School Visits

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At this month's CCDI visit to North Tech, guest speakers spoke to the Construction Innovation senior class in preparation for the upcoming job fair on March 7th. A huge thank you to Mike Shepard and Reggie Willis from Collins & Hermann, Tommy Davis II from TD4 Electrical, and Luke Siebert from Heitkamp Masonry for taking the time to talk with the students and help prepare for the job fair interviews!