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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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!