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2019 Innovate CTE Challenge to be held Dec. 7th

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Innovate-CTEC, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2019 Innov@te-CTEC event will be held at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus on Saturday, December 7, 2019 • 8am - 2pm Middle and High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students will compete for prizes in various CTE areas. A collaboration of MDC-Wolfson and M-DCPS CTE Department, the event also highlights college information for parents [...]

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CodeArt Messages of Support for Dorian Victims

By | September 11th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Videos|Tags: , |

Students in the Virtual Reality Academy at Felix Varela High School created artwork with messages of support for victims of Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas. Miami-Dade County Public Schools, through the Foundation for New Education Initiatives, is collecting funds for relief, rebuilding, and recovery efforts in the Bahamas. All donations will be sent to Operation Helping [...]

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Coral Gables Senior High School Wins 2019 Standout Sunshine Award!!!!

By | April 26th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Marketing, Sales & Service|

On April 19, 2019 Coral Gables Senior High School won the "Sunshine Standout" Award for their outstanding efforts in creating a news magazine, which is the highest-ranking award at the Florida Scholastic Press Association’s conference.

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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 in the 2019 TASTE OF EDUCATION contest. Although they were all winners, [...]

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