Building careers. Building Communities.

The National Institute for Construction Excellence (NICE) was established in 1998 to increase awareness of construction career fields and skilled trades.

We provide teachers with career tools to educate students in construction and skilled trades. 

We are a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit organization and provide tools for Kansas and Missouri teachers to educate students about what’s required to become successful professionals in construction-related careers. Our program is project-based and industry-supported and begins at the sixth grade level.

iBuild Volunteer Registration

The iBuild Showcase is an annual exposition designed to help students connect with construction industry professionals.

Become A Partner

We are actively developing new ways to engage with students, educators and parents to make sure they continue to be informed about career opportunities in the construction industry. Become a partner member today.

Donate Online

In the 2020-21 school year, we are presented with new challenges due to the pandemic. Your donation allows us to create a new, interactive website and creation of virtual career exploration episodes in the NICE online library.

iBuild Showcase

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Get the best overview of the construction industry in one single venue.  

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