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Free Microsoft Coding Teacher Workshop Announced

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Information Technology, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

Schools and youth programs are challenged to teach computer science that students need for life and careers in today’s world. Educators and youth program leaders want to learn about computer science to be able to meet that challenge. This 3-hour teacher workshop provides valuable first steps in three, connected, 1-hour sessions: Session 1: Experience an hour [...]

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NCWIT Aspirations in Computing Awards

By | September 27th, 2018|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Scholarships, Women in IT|Tags: , |

The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award structure includes winner, honorable mention, and certificate of distinction designations at national and regional levels, serving all 50 states, the District of [...]

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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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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.

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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IT Students Celebrate Cybersecurity Day at NOVA University

By | October 30th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Cybersecurity, Information Technology, NAF Academies, STEAM|Tags: , , , , , |

Over 100 Academy of Information Technology students from G. Holmes Braddock Senior and Miami Lakes Ed. Center attended a workshop which focused on Cyber Security at NOVA Southeastern University on October 19, 2017.

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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 [...]

Students Win 1st Place in the Cyber Patriot Contest

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Technology, NAF Academies|Tags: , , , , |

Miami Lakes Ed. Center students attend a ceremony at McDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida to receive their 1st place award for the Cyber Patriot Contest.

Air Force Association Teacher of the Year

By | October 16th, 2017|Categories: Cybersecurity, Information Technology, NAF Academies, STEAM|Tags: , , |

Mr. Marlon Vernon was awarded "State Teacher of the Year" at a ceremony on McDill Air Force Base in Tampa, Florida. Mr.Vernon serves as the lead teacher of the Distinguished NAF Academy of Information Technology at the Miami Lakes Ed. Center Cyber Patriot Student Team. .