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CTE Updates May and June 2020

By | August 10th, 2020|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, CTE UPDATES, STEAM, STEM, Teacher Training, Teachers|Tags: , , |

UPDATES MAY and JUNE 2020 July 2020 - CTE HEALTH AND SAFETY GUIDELINES DOWNLOAD PRINTABLE COPY OF GUIDELINES APRIL 3, 2020 UPDATES Join the M-DCPS Career and Technical Education Microsoft Team to stay up-to-date with the latest information! June 12, 2020 Updates - Professional Development We do hope that everyone is well and healthy! Miami-Dade County [...]

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Miami Graduate, Gerardo Carranza Wins Alumni Award

By | July 20th, 2020|Categories: Information Technology, NAF, NAF Academies, STEM|Tags: , , |

2013 Alumnus from Miami Springs Senior High School AOHT Receives NAF Alumni Award The Alumni Awards recognize NAF alumni who have achieved success in either college or career, or have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit that can be attributed in part to their academy experience. Such was the case for Gerardo Carranza, M-DCPS CTE graduate who recently became [...]

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CTE Update as of April 3, 2020

By | April 22nd, 2020|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, CTE UPDATES, STEAM, STEM, Teacher Training, Teachers|Tags: , , |

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The Successful 2020 RoboSlam Fest

By | January 29th, 2020|Categories: Competitions, Computer Science & Coding, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |

The 2020 RoboSlam was held on January 25, 2020 at the Miami-Dade County Fairgrounds.

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Schools Host FETC Conference Attendees

By | January 15th, 2020|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Initiatives, STEAM, STEM|

Educators from across the U.S. & other countries toured Rockway Middle School Engineering & Robotics Magnet on Tuesday January 14, 2020 as part of the Future of Educational Technology (FETC) national conference being held at the Miami Beach Convention Center. The next day, more educators toured the engineering academy at Coral Park high schools. Thank you [...]

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Junior Achievement Hosts 3,000 Middle Schoolers

By | December 2nd, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Junior Achievement, STEM|Tags: , |

On National Entrepreneur Day, November 19, 2019 over 3,000 middle school students attended the Junior Achievement Inspire Career Exploration Day at the Doubletree Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center.   The Miami-Dade County Public Schools high schools had hands-on exhibits and information about career and technical education.     Thanks to @SAP for sponsoring and exhibiting [...]

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2019 Innovate CTE Challenge to be held Dec. 7th

By | October 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Innovate-CTEC, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , , , |

The 2019 Innov@te-CTEC event will be held at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus on Saturday, December 7, 2019 • 8am - 2pm Middle and High School Career and Technical Education (CTE) students will compete for prizes in various CTE areas. A collaboration of MDC-Wolfson and M-DCPS CTE Department, the event also highlights college information for parents [...]

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Vex Robotics Competition at the Miami-Dade Youth Fair

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

W.R. Thomas and Coral Reef alliance took top place tournament champions at the Miami-Dade County Youth Fair VEX Robotics competition on March 17, 2019. The Tiger Industries team from W.R.T. also won first place middle school engineering notebook award. Highlights of the event include: South Dade Senior high winning 2nd competing for the first [...]

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The WRT Tigers Coding Self-Portraits

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Information Technology, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, STEM|Tags: , , |

Students from W.R. Thomas Middle CTE program were awarded First Place Ribbons in the "iCode Me" JavaScript Programming Competition at the Miami Dade County Youth Fair on March 20th, 2019. For the iCodeME competition, individual girls in Grades 6-12 must complete an individual entry form for the Fair. A total of 20 girls will [...]

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Microsoft and NASA Female Executives Speak to Hialeah Gardens Middle Female IT Students

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Middle School, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |

Over 200 female students students from the Coding and Microsoft Imagine Academy at Hialeah Gardens Middle School (HGMS) attended a presentation organized by Ms. Josie Goytisolo, Founder and CEO of Codella and SheTech Miami. Guest Speakers included Ms. Beatris Mendez Gandica, Program Manager with Microsoft and Dr. Margaret Dominguez, Optical Engineer at NASA Goddard. Also, in [...]

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