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Miami Coral Park Ranks 7th in Robotics!

The 2019 First South Florida Regional was hosted at the Palm Beach County Convention Center on March 27-30. The purpose of this event is to inspire young people's interest and participation in science and technology. This Regional develops the minds of these young individuals to become creative and go beyond the limits of an ordinary classroom. Team 59 was Rank 7 with [...]

By | April 4th, 2019|Categories: Competitions, Robotics|Tags: , |Comments Off on Miami Coral Park Ranks 7th in Robotics!

Vex Robotics Competition at the Miami-Dade Youth Fair

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 time at the Youth [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Community & Industry Partners, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Robotics, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Vex Robotics Competition at the Miami-Dade Youth Fair

The WRT Tigers Coding Self-Portraits

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 be selected to participate [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Information Technology, Miami Dade Youth Fair, Middle School, STEM|Tags: , , |Comments Off on The WRT Tigers Coding Self-Portraits

Making Career Connections: Students and CEOs

The United Way partners with Miami-Dade Beacon Council and Miami-Dade County Public Schools to bring Career Connections to life. Executives are recruited from the seven One Community One Goal target industries, along with local entrepreneurs to encourage students to pursue their dreams. During the series, Miami-Dade County Public Schools high school students are exposed to careers they hadn’t considered and [...]

By | April 1st, 2019|Categories: Beacon Council, Career Pathways, One Community One Goal, The Beacon Council Foundation|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Making Career Connections: Students and CEOs

Braddock Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site

Twenty accounting students, from G. Holmes Braddock Senior High school operate the tax site. During their accounting classes, students spent two months training in tax law and preparing to take several IRS Certification tests. The following three certification exams are required in order to participate in the VITA program: 2018 Advanced Exam; 2018 Volunteer Standards of Conduct Exam; and 2018 [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Finance|Tags: , |Comments Off on Braddock Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Site

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

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 attendance was Miss Aurora [...]

By | March 20th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Computer Science & Coding, Information Technology, Middle School, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Microsoft and NASA Female Executives Speak to Hialeah Gardens Middle Female IT Students

Coral Gables Pre-Apprenticeship Students Attend ARPEC Career Day

Pre-Apprenticeship students from Coral Gables Senior High learning about Plumbing, Electricity, A/C during Career Day on March 15, 2019 at Air Conditioning Refrigeration Pipefitting Education Center (ARPEC.)    

By | March 19th, 2019|Categories: Architecture & Construction, Career Academies, Pre-Apprenticeships|Tags: |Comments Off on Coral Gables Pre-Apprenticeship Students Attend ARPEC Career Day

The Future of Women in Aviation

George T. Baker Aviation students participated in an insightful and inspiring panel discussion by TIC Aerospace on March 14, 2019. Other organizations participating included Miami Dade College, SR Technics, TSI Aviation and Greater Miami Aviation Association. To learn more about M-DCPS aviation education go to website: George T. Baker Aviation Technical College

By | March 19th, 2019|Categories: Miami Dade College, Women in Aviation|Tags: , |Comments Off on The Future of Women in Aviation