One day in high school, a man walked into Lovette Clay’s class with an offer that would ultimately change his life. 

His name was Gerald Harris, principal of the Construction Career Center. He offered Lovette an opportunity unlike any other. Would you want to learn the skills to begin your career? 

Lovette said yes. Enrolling in the Construction Career Center, Lovette entered a new type of school where students learned masonry, HVAC, plumbing and electrical trades. Lovette tracked into construction skills, landed a paid apprenticeship and began a journey towards a meaningful and secure career.  

Watch as Lovette and Mr. Harris discuss the transformative Construction Career Center.