CCDI Calendar

Date Event
April 10, 2018 CCDI Summer Internship Job Fair
April 21, 2018 Construction Academy
April 21, 2018 CCDI Picnic
May 19, 2018 Construction Academy
October 2, 2018 Golf Tournament

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

Nine Network’s “Living St. Louis”

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Nine Network's “Living St. Louis” special on middle skills jobs featured CCDI and Clayco! Watch the full segment at the link below to see how we are taking steps to close the job gap and bringing careers to our local youth.
The Skills Gap: A Living St. Louis Special

CCDI Job Fair

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CCDI had a great turn out for its Job Fair at Clayco! There were 28 students from North County Tech and Jennings High School, and they interviewed with 18 firms. The students were very ready to meet their future employers!

Ritenour Sr. High School Art & Science Day

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CCDI and Clayco hosted the Art & Science Day at Ritenour Sr. High School! Students met with contractors and learned about trade and professional options in the construction industry.

February Construction Academy

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The February Construction Academy was a blast! Students learned about the Architect career pathway and designed a tropical vacation house for Fred Bird of the St. Louis Cardinals. Then, our students learned about the Sheet metal career pathway from Terron Millett, who is a 2017 graduate from North Tech. Morris Hervy, owner of TSI Geotechnical spoke on the middle skills jobs that his company has to offer students directly out of high school. Lastly, Dan Lester helped the students start working on their personal brand. Our next academy session will be March 17th.

Contractor Meet & Greet

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On February 6, CCDI hosted a Contractor Meet & Greet Job fair at Clayco.  Approximately 25 North County Tech High School and Jennings Senior High seniors met with 22 various subcontractors from various fields to learn about each trade in preparation for the March 7 job fair.

Construction Academy

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The CCDI Construction Academy, led by Dr. Chaun Robinson and Dan Lester, kicked off 2018 in spectacular fashion! Students from 6 local area high schools learned about Project Directors from Clayco Executive VP Tom Sieckhaus and Electricians trade pathway from Deronda Moore and Randy Elliot.  Clayco Founder/CEO Bob Clark also stopped by to share his inspirational story and encourage students to never compromise their values in the pursuit of success. The Construction Academy’s next session is 2/24/18.