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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
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 [...]
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.
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. .