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Curriculum Support Specialist with Department of Career & Technical Education at Miami-Dade County Public Schools for 11 years. Technology Education teacher for 10 years. District support of CTE teachers for Odysseyware online curriculum.

Hour Of Code 2017

By | November 29th, 2017|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, STEAM|Tags: , , |

Students all across Miami-Dade participate in Hour Of Code week, December 4-10, 2017 which is the largest worldwide event in learning history.

Innov@te-CTEC at Miami Dade College Wolfson Dec. 2nd

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Innovate-CTEC|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2017 Innov@te-CTEC event was held at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus on Saturday, December 2, 2017. Middle and High school Career and Technical Education (CTE) students competed for prizes in various areas, such as Culinary Arts bake-off, CPR, logo design, and much much more! This event was the kick-off for Hour [...]

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New CTE Pre-Apprenticeships Celebrate National Apprenticeship Week

By | November 16th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Pre-Apprenticeships|Tags: |

Pre-Apprenticeship Programs for Building Construction Trades are opening this year for high school 11th graders at four Miami-Dade schools: Coral Gables, Homestead, Miami Carol City and Miami Edison. For more information, contact Cristina Delgado-Ruiz, 305-693-3030      

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NAF Academy News

By | November 15th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Education & Training, Engineering, Finance, Health Science, Information Technology, NAF Academies, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

  News from MiamiNAFacademies.org

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“Girls Who Code” Are Intensely Focused!

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Middle School, STEAM|Tags: , , , , |

Middle school female students learn programming with Alice Animation software at "Girls Who Code" event at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The Learning Spot at MDC Wolfson is the perfect setting for a day of computer programming.

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M-DCPS Educators Trained by Lenovo on Building Apps

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: NAF Academies, Professional Development, STEAM, Teachers|Tags: , , , , , |

For the 2017-2018 school year Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) will be adding eight more NAF academies to the two returning academies already involved with the Lenovo Scholar Network (LSN). NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure that high school students are college, career and future ready. [...]

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Ten80 STEM Innovators-in-Training

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Engineering, Information Technology, Manufacturing, STEAM, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics|Tags: , , , , , , |

Over 1200 students participated in Ten80 education's STEM day. This  fast-paced event for high school students was geared towards upperclassmen and opened the doors for long-term engagement in STEM learning. Each workshop addressed different STEM-related concepts and skills but all addressed a key aspect of the innovative process.  Student participants were exposed to a variety of career [...]

Painting a New Canvas for CTE

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Professional Development|Tags: , |

2017-18 Opening of Schools Professional Development Over 400 CTE educators participated in the mini conference "Painting A New Canvas For CTE" at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus on August 15, 2017. To view presentations from Opening of Schools August 15, click here Who says learning can't be fun? @mdcps CTE Teachers at opening is schools mini-conference [...]

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Students Attend Kitty Hawk At Arsht Center

By | October 23rd, 2017|Categories: Middle School, STEAM|Tags: , , |

Miami-Dade seventh grade students attended performance of the Kitty Hawk and learn about the creation of flight on Oct. 3, 2017.

Air Force Association Teacher of the Year

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Technology, NAF Academies, STEAM|Tags: , , |

Mr. Marlon Vernon was awarded "State Teacher of the Year" at a ceremony on McDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. Mr.Vernon serves as the lead teacher of the Distinguished NAF Academy of Information Technology at the Miami Lakes Ed. Center Cyber Patriot Student Team. .