Events

MCEF, in collaboration with industry partners and agencies, hosts events throughout the year for students, CTE instructors and directors, contractors, craft trade professional, school CTE and academic counselors, state and local officials, and the general public. These events are aimed at recruitment of quality individuals into the construction and maintenance workforce, image building and awareness of opportunities, and professional development.

Sponsorship: To sponsor or contribute to an event, contact Mike Barkett at 601-605-2989.

MCEF Training Schedule

Mississippi Construction Education Foundation offers a list of training classes across the state. Here you can find out more information.

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Upcoming MCEF Events

MCEF Hosts a multitude of event across the state of Mississippi. Here you can find a list of all upcoming events this year.

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Build Your Future Construction Competition

MCEF’s Building Futures Construction Competition invites Mississippi career and technical programs involved in construction and manufacturing trades in grades 9-12 to build projects of their choice using wood or metal.

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Summer Camps

MCEF is partnering with the University of Southern Mississippi’s School of Construction and Design and Mississippi State University’s Building Construction Science Program to offer two Summer Construction Camps.

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MDE/MCEF Quarterly Meetings

Here you can find the scheduled dates and information for the Mississippi Department of Education and Mississippi Construction Education Foundation Quarterly Meetings

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Board Meeting Schedule

Find out information for the next board meeting. Board meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every other month beginning at 12:00 pm at the MCEF Offices.

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SkillsUSA/MCEF State Championship

The Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF), the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE), and industry partners are hosting the MCEF SkillsUSA State Championship (construction) competition.

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Passport to Careers

Working in partnership with: Mississippi Department of Education, Build Your Future & Industry Partners, The Passport to Careers Expo for 8th grade students will be held in conjunction with the MCEF/SkillsUSA State Championship.

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Counselors and Directors Workshop

The MCEF Counselors’ Workshop is designed for K-12 Counselors to explore hands-on building activities with other Counselors and over the course of the day Counselors will build a small structure from start to finish.

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Photo Gallery

Check out photos from every event that the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation is associated with. These events are aimed at recruitment of quality individuals into the construction and maintenance workforce, image building and awareness of opportunities, and professional development.

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