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Latino She-Tech Summit Dec. 14th

By | October 30th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, NAF Academies, Women in IT|Tags: , , |

The Latino Tech™ “The Future of Work Summit,” powered by Codella.org at Hialeah Gardens High School on December 14th, will inspire participants to dream big and be prepared for opportunity as they hear from a roster of nationally recognized female tech leaders who will show them what their jobs look like and what it took to [...]

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FBLA Officers’ Training Conference

By | October 28th, 2019|Categories: Business Management, Career Academies, Cybersecurity, FBLA, Information Technology, NAF Academies|Tags: |

On Friday, October 18, 2019, over two hundred Miami-Dade County Public School (M-DCPS) Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA)* student leaders from 22 secondary schools came together at the Annual FBLA Officers’ Training Conference at Tropical Park. The conference kicked off with a roll-call of the schools and an introduction from the chapter presidents [...]

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iTech Students Restore 70 Computers Thanks to SFDA and Comcast!

By | October 24th, 2019|Categories: Information Technology|Tags: , , |

itech@thomasa.edisoned.ctr networking teacher Mr. Moss and his class worked on and restored up to 70 defected computers! Little did these group of students know that they would also be taking one home! Thanks to SFDA and Comcast.

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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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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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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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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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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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