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Construction Career Day

By | October 25th, 2018|Categories: Architecture & Construction, Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Engineering, Manufacturing, Pre-Apprenticeships, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics|Tags: , , , |

Students from 20 Schools attended Miami-Dade Public Schools Construction Career Day. Students interacted in hands-on experiences using various tools and equipment, and learned of various careers within construction, architecture and engineering. Media TV production students from Arthur & Polly Mays were invited to videotape the event. 

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Miami-Dade High Schoolers Enter The Workforce For The Summer

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Community & Industry Partners, Engineering, NAF Academies, STEAM, Uncategorized|

Nicholas Mesa is working at Miami’s local branch of the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (S.E.C.). At just 17, he gets to sit in on operational meetings, prepare trial exhibit logs and update litigation and pleading case files for the S.E.C. He says he has always been interested in public service. Mesa has gained many mentors and [...]

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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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Students Enjoy Construction Career Day

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Architecture & Construction, Career Academies, Career Pathways, Engineering, STEAM, Transportation, Distribution & Logistics|Tags: , , , , , |

On October 24th and 25th, over 1,130 students attended the Construction Career Day event. With 19 different schools at this event, it taught  students to worked together and many basic elements of construction. These kids learned many new things like, how to use basic heavy equipment, more ways architecture and drafting are used in the construction [...]

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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 [...]

FCCLA State Conference

By | April 7th, 2017|Categories: Career Technical Student Organizations, Engineering, STEAM|Tags: , , , |

  School Event Medal Place G. Holmes Braddock Senior High School FCCLA Writes: Short Story Gold Hialeah Gardens Senior High School National Programs in Action Bronze 2 Entrepreneurship Gold 1 Fashion Design Gold 1 National Programs in Action Gold 1 Recycle and Redesign Gold 1 Teach and Train Gold 1 Advocacy Silver 3 Culinary [...]

Miami Tunnel Team Seeks to Inspire the Engineers of the Future

By | March 20th, 2017|Categories: Engineering, NAF Academies, STEAM|Tags: |

Miami, February 27, 2017:  The engineering club at Booker T. Washington High School joined the CEO of the Miami Tunnel, Chris Hodgkins, to promote National Engineers Week and inspire the students. Mr. Hodgkin's and the engineers who worked on the tunnel explained the unique and innovative tunnel built in South Florida and then spoke about their [...]

Water Tower Competition

By | January 20th, 2017|Categories: Engineering|

Recently, on January 13,2017, students from the Academy of Engineering at Hialeah Gardens Senior High School in Miami, FL were given the opportunity to build a water tower model that would follow certain established parameters of style and function. Guidelines and formulas were given to determined students on the team, which allowed them to [...]

Miami Heat STEM Robotics Day

By | January 12th, 2017|Categories: Engineering, STEAM|Tags: , |

Teachers and students in Miami-Dade County Public Schools were able to attend the Miami Heat Robotics Day event on December 13, 2016 at 11:00 am-2:00 pm. This inaugural event allowed students to become designers and engineers as they work in teams to create a dribbling machine to compete. The students were also able to attend a 2016-17 [...]

Coral Gables News Highlights Miami Sunset & Drones

By | November 14th, 2016|Categories: Engineering, NAF Academies, STEAM|

Miami Sunset Senior High School is on the cutting edge of technology and this time that technology is airborne. Miami Sunset is one of the few high schools in Miami-Dade County that is working with drones as part of their engineering programs. What makes this part of the curriculum so special, besides the fact that operating [...]