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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
Produced by Young Men's Preparatory Academy
The One Community One Goal initiative is aimed at diversifying the local economy. It followed a 2011 study showing key areas where the county should concentrate its economic development efforts. The Beacon Council and other key community organizations — including the Knight Foundation, CareerSource South Florida, Baptist Health and United Way — have used the plan [...]
On August 17, 2018, from 4:00pm-6:30pm, at Dadeland Mall, Microsoft is holding a Back to School event. This event is free to the community and is a great way to prepare for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. The first 150 students will get a chance to receive a backpack with the tools needed to achieve more [...]
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 [...]