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The WRT Tigers Coding Self-Portraits

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Information Technology, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, STEM|Tags: , , |

Students from W.R. Thomas Middle CTE program were awarded First Place Ribbons in the "iCode Me" JavaScript Programming Competition at the Miami Dade County Youth Fair on March 20th, 2019. For the iCodeME competition, individual girls in Grades 6-12 must complete an individual entry form for the Fair. A total of 20 girls will [...]

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Braddock Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Finance|Tags: , |

Twenty accounting students, from G. Holmes Braddock Senior High school operate the tax site. During their accounting classes, students spent two months training in tax law and preparing to take several IRS Certification tests. The following three certification exams are required in order to participate in the VITA program: 2018 Advanced Exam; 2018 Volunteer Standards of [...]

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Microsoft and NASA Female Executives Speak to Hialeah Gardens Middle Female IT Students

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Middle School, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

Over 200 female students students from the Coding and Microsoft Imagine Academy at Hialeah Gardens Middle School (HGMS) attended a presentation organized by Ms. Josie Goytisolo, Founder and CEO of Codella and SheTech Miami. Guest Speakers included Ms. Beatris Mendez Gandica, Program Manager with Microsoft and Dr. Margaret Dominguez, Optical Engineer at NASA Goddard. Also, in [...]

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Coral Gables Pre-Apprenticeship Students Attend ARPEC Career Day

By | March 19th, 2019|Categories: Architecture & Construction, Career Academies, Pre-Apprenticeships|Tags: |

Pre-Apprenticeship students from Coral Gables Senior High learning about Plumbing, Electricity, A/C during Career Day on March 15, 2019 at Air Conditioning Refrigeration Pipefitting Education Center (ARPEC.)    

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Coral Reef Students Train for Emergency Situations

By | March 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Health Science|Tags: |

Kendall Regional Medical Center Trauma Services sponsored an training event designed to empower health science students to make a difference in a life threatening situation by teaching them the basics of  bleeding control and to use the “Stop the Bleed” kit. Medical staff from Kendall Regional trained 56 students from the Coral Reef Academy of Health [...]

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Coral Gables Culinary Students Participate in “Tour of Kitchens”

By | March 14th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism|Tags: , |

Coral Gables High School culinary students assisted various restaurants at the "10th Annual Tour of Our Kitchens" presented by Infiniti of Coral Gables on February 9, 2019.

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Student Chefs Hit Home Runs at Marlins Park

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism, NAF Academies|Tags: |

Thanks to our students and teachers who went all out to show the community that applied learning is alive and well in our CTE Culinary classrooms.  Our programs hit a “home run” at the Marlins Park with 30 teams from 17 schools representing M-DCPS. Although they were all winners, those categories/schools recognized at last night’s event [...]

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Teachers learn about new Technology

By | February 28th, 2019|Categories: Engineering, Information Technology, STEAM, STEM, Teachers|Tags: , |

CTE teachers participated in professional development Feb. 21st in the CTE Training Room at William H. Turner Technical Arts High School. The purpose of this workshop was to enhance classroom instruction focusing on creativity & innovation using Stem IT project-based STEMFUSE and MakerBot 3D printing curriculum. MDCPS CTE Professional Development on 3D printer @makerbot [...]

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February is CTE Month

By | February 27th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Community & Industry Partners, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month|Tags: |

  The Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) 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.  Students and educators throughout the school district will celebrate National CTE Month® during February 2019. A resource packet for CTE Month is posted [...]

2019 Taste of Education Feb. 27 at Marlins Park

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism, NAF Academies, The Education Fund|Tags: , |

  The Taste of Education, presented by Sapoznik Insurance, is a food and wine festival showcasing thirty gourmet delights prepared by chefs-in-training from Miami-Dade County Public School culinary programs with proceeds benefiting participating school that vie for thousands of dollars in prizes in a competition judged by top celebrity chefs. Purchase Tickets Now! Students Featured on [...]

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