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 [...]
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 [...]
Our NAF Miami students are both naftrack certified & headed to colleges all over FL & the US. It's what students can do with great minds, strong wills, & an empowering support team!
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 [...]
The King Carter Global Trade & Logistics Academy was made possible by a generous $1 million donation to Miami-Dade County Public Schools by an anonymous donor. The Academy pays homage to King Carter, a gregarious first grader who was caught in the crossfire of a drive-by shooting. Schools Superintendent Alberto M. Carvalho was joined by King’s [...]
Miami-Dade DECA held its annual Leadership Development Event at the MIccosukee Resort on November 21, 2017 with 600 DECA students in attendance from 19 high schools. This even kicks off the school year and motivates the students to accomplish great things as an active club member. Christina Delgado, Florida DECA Vice-President and student [...]