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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.

Learn to Code Workshop

By | September 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, STEM|

Ecotech Visions recently agreed to provide free coding courses to educate and prepare South Florida for employment opportunities. This was made possible via specialized funding from people concerned about our future in technology and employment. We're entering the world of invisible technology. We need to Keep up!

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Hialeah Gardens and Miami Lakes IT Excel in CyberPatriot X Contest

By | February 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, NAF Academies, STEM|Tags: , |

Two teams of NAF Academy of Information Technology students from Hialeah Gardens Senior High have won 2nd and 3rd Place at the state level of the 2017-18 CyberPatriot X contest sponsored by Northrop Grumman Foundation, and the Air Force Association among many other national corporations. At the center of CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Defense [...]

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Students Win Congressional App Challenge

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, In the Media, Information Technology, STEM|Tags: , , |

Virtual Reality App Wins 2017 Congressional App Challenge in Florida’s 25th District MIAMI – Congressman Mario Diaz-Balart (FL-25) announced that the winner of the 2017 Congressional App Challenge for Florida’s 25th District is VRExperience, an app created by students Diego Landaeta and Diego Mansilla. The students attend Ronald W. Reagan Doral Senior High School in Doral, Florida. [...]

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CW Super Teacher Westland Hialeah Sr. High: Lisa Espinosa

By | February 8th, 2018|Categories: Arts, Audio Visual & Communication, Career Academies, Videos|Tags: |

This week's super teacher is Lisa Espinosa, the head of the  Digital Media Academy at Westland Hialeah Senior High School. Ms. Espinosa prepares her students for future success by exposing them to various forms of multimedia including photography, graphic design, and film and TV production. http://sflcw.com/2018/02/08/super-teachers-lisa-espinosa/

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Record Attendance at 2018 Innovate

By | January 30th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Innovate-CTEC|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2018 Innov@te-CTEC event was held at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus on Saturday, December 1, 2018. With a great collaboration between MDC-Wolfson and M-DCPS CTE Department, the event was a hit! Middle and High school Career and Technical Education (CTE) students competed for prizes in various areas. Also, parents of competing students had the chance to attend college [...]

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February is CTE Month

By | January 17th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Month|Tags: |

February is CTE Month! Students and faculty throughout Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) will celebrate National CTE Month during February 2018. The Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) offers a wide range of quality career and technical programs that prepare students for graduation, post secondary education, and careers.  The attached file below contains suggested activities and valuable [...]

U.S. Naval Academy Visits Hialeah Gardens Middle School

By | December 22nd, 2017|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Middle School, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

On Monday, November 20, 2017, United States Naval Academy Midshipmen Emma Seckinger visited Hialeah Gardens Middle School to speak about STEM careers. Midshipman Seckinger spoke with students in Hialeah Gardens Middle School's IT and Business Academy. The importance of a well-rounded education which includes good grades, physical fitness and leadership was stressed as being paramount to [...]

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ACAD Students Tour Work-Site in Miami Design District

By | December 19th, 2017|Categories: ACE Mentorship, Architecture & Construction, Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners|Tags: , |

ACE Mentorship partner, Shawmut Construction hosted students from William H. Turner Technical Arts High School on a work-site tour on December 13, 2017 in the Miami Design District. The Academy of Civil Engineering and Architectural Design (ACAD) students toured the Shawmut's construction project site and the design district, then enjoyed lunch provided by Shawmut Construction.  The students [...]

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2017 Day in the Life of a Nurse

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Health Science, HOSA|Tags: , , |

Over 440 Health Science students from 20 Miami-Dade high schools participated in "A Day In The Life of A Nurse" hosted by various hospitals, colleges, and clinics on November 17, 2017 Students were able to get a first hand experience of what they've been studying in their nursing and various health science courses. These students are [...]

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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.