June 23, 2018 - 6:44pm
Annie Chavez (construction management) was recently elected President for SkillsUSA District 11 and Gabby Mapa (electrical) was elected as Secretary. Annie was also appointed a state Vice President Officer. The young women spent a few days attending SkillsUSA Leadership Conference at Canyon of the Eagles in Burnett TX (click to see pictures here). After the training several students were inducted as officers. Congratulations Annie and Gabby. We are proud to have you both represent CCA at SkillsUSA!
June 6, 2018 - 2:41pm
Congratulations to the Class of 2018! Graduation practice is June14, 2018 at 8 am at the Alamodome. The Warren/CCA graduation ceremony is June 14, 2018 at 3 pm in the Alamodome. Please click here for more information on attending graduation at the dome.
June 1, 2018 - 8:20am
Our annual "Academy Awards" ceremony had something special added this year. Students who earned internships for the summer had a signing ceremony with their new employers. Congressmen Castro was on hand for an encouraging word and celebrated all of our students for their accomplishments. Awards were handed out for our Pillars of Character, SkillsUSA winners, Tiny Home competition awards and Foremen of the Month. It's been another great year at CCA! More pictures of this great night inside.
May 23, 2018 - 4:57pm
Several students were hired today during CCA's annual Job Fair. Many students will be working great paying internships this summer with our business partners. Some of our seniors will even continue with the companies during the fall when they move on to college. A big Thank You goes out to the business who came today to support our program and especially our amazing students! Click to see more pictures of the event.
May 23, 2018 - 12:51pm
Construction Careers Academy had our annual Tiny Home Showcase and Sale last weekend, May 19. Large crowds came out to see our students' work and imagine themselves living in a tiny space. Two homes were auctioned and sold, putting funds back into the program for next year's build, other student projects and scholarships for the students. Two more homes will be sold in the 2019 home showcase next year. For pictures of the event and the homes please click here.
May 22, 2018 - 10:40am
Over 30 companies will be on hand for our annual Construction Careers Academy Job Fair from 11:30-4 in the LGI. Students should come prepared with several copies of their resume' and be ready for impromptu interviews and networking opportunities. Great positions available for many of our students, who are 16 years old and up due to our Apprenticeship status! Good luck students!
May 10, 2018 - 11:11am
Students from a variety of our strands participated in the ACE Mentorship program. ACE stands for Architecture, Construction and Engineering. Industry professionals come in to meet with our students throughout the year for coaching. Recently, our students gave their final presentation as they proposed a park design for Steubing Park on the north side of San Antonio. Their concept included designs for hiking trails, a pavillion, an outdoor theater area, and an area for food trucks.
May 8, 2018 - 1:49pm
The CCA Tiny Home Showcase is shaping up to be one of the most exciting events yet. Showcase is set for May 19th, gates open at 9am. Interested in purchasing one of the tiny's? Visit https://nisd.net/cca/tinyhomes2018 to view listing and see pictures. Visit www.tinyhomesshowcase.com
May 7, 2018 - 4:43pm
Two of our CCA students meet with members of Impact San Antonio at their Last Call Event. Our young ladies shared with the members of ImpactSA the significance of the $100,000 Impact San Antonio Grant on CCA. Students highlighted the impact that CCA has had on their future career paths in fields of Construction Management and Electrical Wiring. Full Article Here.
April 23, 2018 - 1:23pm
Eighteen students from CCA participated in the Bexar County Texas Society of Professional Engineers/UTSA School of Engineering Design Challenge held at UTSA.There were two events held - Robotics and Engineering Design Challenge. CCA took all three of the top spots in the Engineering Design Challenge out of 24 teams competing! In total, our students earned $4,000 in UTSA scholarship monies. Pictures of the winners inside!