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Taste of Education

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. Click here for more info.

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CTE Month Proclaimed and Celebrated by School Board

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month, STEAM, STEM|Tags: |

Thank you M-DCPS, for celebrating Career and Technical Education month at the School Board meeting on February 13, 2019.  

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STEAM in the Gardens

By | February 11th, 2019|Categories: Engineering, Middle School, Robotics, STEAM|

On February 9, 2019,  W.R. Thomas Middle School robotics team "Tiger Industries Tiger Bots" competed at the STEAM in the Gardens. These Amazing designers engineers and programmers won Excellence Award, Amaze Award, and Skills award. Tiger Industries TigerBots are 5th in the world in VexIQ Skills. The VexIQ Skills Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education [...]

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Exploring Health Careers at Miami Dade College Medical Campus

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Health Science, Miami Dade College, Scholarships, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

Over 450 students from thirteen high schools attended Miami Dade College Medical Campus's celebratory "Open House" on January 29, 2019. Activities included educational hands-on experiences, tours of college labs, presentations by medical instructional staff and much more. The M-DCPS Dept. of Career and Technical Education Career Pathways program coordinated the field trip and sponsored [...]

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February is CTE Month

By | February 1st, 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 [...]

Mentor Inspires Next Generation With High Tech Experiences

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, STEM, Videos|Tags: , , , |

January 15, 2018 Marybel Rodriguez of CBS4 Miami reporting on new 'Digital Media and Virtual Game Design Academy' at Felix Varela Senior High taught by Michael Sakowicz.   Link to original post : https://miami.cbslocal.com/video/4009871-mentor-inspires-next-generation-with-high-tech-experiences/

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Computer Science Education Week Photo Contest

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|

During Computer Science Week on December 6th, 2018 at South Dade Senior High School, Computer Science Principles and Virtual Reality Gaming Academy students taught Pre-K students how to create art using Sphero Robots.  Entering in a computer science week photo contest, the South Dade students won first place and a $500 Amazon gift card for the [...]

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NFTE Innovation Challenge

By | January 9th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, NFTE|

Hialeah-Miami Lakes Senior High School Digital Media Magnet students learn the key to a successful future at the NFTE World Series of Innovation. For More Information     

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Announcing Pre-Apprenticeship Week Nov. 12-16, 2018

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Architecture & Construction, Community & Industry Partners, Pre-Apprenticeships|Tags: , , |

CTE Pre-Apprenticeship students and educators will be celebrating Pre-Apprenticeship Week beginning Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Students participating in the Pre-Apprenticeship program are provided with a network of resources that provide a unique pathway to employment. The Miami-Dade Youth Pre-Apprenticeship Program Career and Technical Training is a 23-month program in its 2nd year, that will target 120 [...]

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Wells Fargo visited Hialeah Gardens Middle School’s Computer Applications in Business Classes

By | November 9th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Technical Student Organizations, Community & Industry Partners, NAF Academies, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

On October 2, 2018 Wells Fargo visited Hialeah Gardens Middle School's Computer Applications in Business Classes. The students ranged in age from 11 to 13. Wells Fargo's  presentation on Preparing and Paying for College was an eye opening experience for our middle school students. The students were most amazed on the amount of scholarship money available [...]

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