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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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Learn to Code Workshop

By | September 6th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, STEM|

Ecotech Visions recently agreed to provide free coding courses to educate and prepare South Florida for employment opportunities. This was made possible via specialized funding from people concerned about our future in technology and employment. We're entering the world of invisible technology. We need to Keep up!

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Microsoft Announces Back to School Event!

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Computer Science & Coding, Sponsors|Tags: , , , , , |

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 [...]

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Students Impress Chef Judges at the Youth Fair

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism, Miami Dade Youth Fair|

 

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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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TEN80 Contest at 2018 STEAM Expo

By | February 12th, 2018|Categories: CTE Initiatives, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

  TEN80 at 2018 STE(A)M Expo - MDC North Campus-drone & race car Middle school Drone competition competitors: JFK Middle , Palmetto Middle, WR Thomas, Hialeah Middle

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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.

2017 Internship Celebration Was A Great Success!

By | November 9th, 2017|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, CTE Initiatives, Internship|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A reception in appreciation of 2017 Summer Youth Internship providers and sponsors was held on Thursday, November 2, 2017at Miami Dade College-Wolfson Campus. Over 150 people gathered in celebration of the success of the 2017 Summer Youth Internship Program and to thank the sponsors, including the Children’s Trust, Miami-Dade County government, CareerSource South Florida, JP Morgan Chase, [...]

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“Girls Who Code” Are Intensely Focused!

By | November 7th, 2017|Categories: Computer Science & Coding, Middle School, STEAM|Tags: , , , , |

Middle school female students learn programming with Alice Animation software at "Girls Who Code" event at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. The Learning Spot at MDC Wolfson is the perfect setting for a day of computer programming.

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Student Fashion Designers Show at 2017 Youth Fair

By | May 5th, 2017|Categories: Arts, Audio Visual & Communication, Fashion Design, Miami Dade Youth Fair|Tags: , |

Students walk down the fashion show runway to compete at the 2017 Miami-Dade Youth Fair.