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Student Chefs Hit Home Runs at Marlins Park

By | March 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism, NAF Academies|Tags: |

Thanks to our students and teachers who went all out to show the community that applied learning is alive and well in our CTE Culinary classrooms.  Our programs hit a “home run” at the Marlins Park with 30 teams from 17 schools representing M-DCPS in the 2019 TASTE OF EDUCATION contest. Although they were all winners, [...]

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2019 Taste of Education Feb. 27 at Marlins Park

By | February 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Culinary, Hospitality & Tourism, NAF Academies, The Education Fund|Tags: , |

  The Taste of Education, presented by Sapoznik Insurance, is a food and wine festival showcasing thirty gourmet delights prepared by chefs-in-training from Miami-Dade County Public School culinary programs with proceeds benefiting participating school that vie for thousands of dollars in prizes in a competition judged by top celebrity chefs. Purchase Tickets Now! Students Featured on [...]

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Exploring Health Careers at Miami Dade College Medical Campus

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Health Science, Miami Dade College, NAF Academies, Scholarships, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

Over 450 students from thirteen high schools attended Miami Dade College Medical Campus's celebratory "Open House" on January 29, 2019. Activities included educational hands-on experiences, tours of college labs, presentations by medical instructional staff and much more. The M-DCPS Dept. of Career and Technical Education Career Pathways program coordinated the field trip and sponsored [...]

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Wells Fargo visited Hialeah Gardens Middle School’s Computer Applications in Business Classes

By | November 9th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Technical Student Organizations, Community & Industry Partners, NAF Academies, Uncategorized|Tags: , |

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 [...]

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Cyber Security Celebrated at NSU

By | October 18th, 2018|Categories: Cybersecurity, NAF Academies|

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One Community One Goal Annual Report

By | July 27th, 2018|Categories: Beacon Council, Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, NAF Academies, One Community One Goal|Tags: , |

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 [...]

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2018 Summer Intern Photo Gallery

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Grants, Internship, NAF Academies|Tags: , |

From putting smiles on children faces, medical assisting, to creating unique garments Our interns are working well and their future is bright!

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Miami-Dade High Schoolers Enter The Workforce For The Summer

By | July 16th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Community & Industry Partners, Engineering, NAF Academies, STEAM, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

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College signing day with Hialeah Gardens High!

By | July 10th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Technical Student Organizations, NAF Academies|Tags: , |

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!

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Congratulations to Culinary Ferguson High School

By | July 10th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Community & Industry Partners, NAF Academies, Uncategorized|

Congrats to Culinary Ferguson High School for making it to nationals and many wins at FLProStart

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