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Record Attendance @ 2018 Innov@te

The 2018 Innov@te-CTEC event was held at Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus on Saturday, December 1, 2018. With a great collaboration between MDC-Wolfson and M-DCPS CTE Department, the event was a hit! Middle and High school Career and Technical Education (CTE) students competed for prizes in various areas. Also, parents of competing students had the chance to attend college related workshops. The 2018 [...]

By | December 7th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Pathways, Career Technical Student Organizations, Innovate-CTEC|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on Record Attendance @ 2018 Innov@te

Announcing Pre-Apprenticeship Week Nov. 12-16, 2018

CTE Pre-Apprenticeship students and educators will be celebrating Pre-Apprenticeship Week beginning Monday, Nov. 12, 2018. Students participating in the Pre-Apprenticeship program are provided with a network of resources that provide a unique pathway to employment. The Miami-Dade Youth Pre-Apprenticeship Program Career and Technical Training is a 23-month program in its 2nd year, that will target 120 eligible Miami-Dade County Public [...]

By | November 26th, 2018|Categories: Architecture & Construction, Community & Industry Partners, Pre-Apprenticeships|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Announcing Pre-Apprenticeship Week Nov. 12-16, 2018

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

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 to students to help [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Career Technical Student Organizations, Community & Industry Partners, NAF Academies, Uncategorized|Tags: , |Comments Off on Wells Fargo visited Hialeah Gardens Middle School’s Computer Applications in Business Classes

Congratulations 3rd annual Vex IQ Challenge WINNERS!!

Riviera and W.R. Thomas Middle school students WINNING!! Jr. Orange Bowl Vex IQ competitions, Awesome job! Rams & Tigers Riviera Middle school’s student team “RoboRamsIQ” comprised of S.T.I.R students won the Design Award (VIQC) for the VEX IQ Challenge, and the Teamwork Champion Award (VIQC). Winning these two awards qualifies Riviera middle school to compete in The South Florida VEX IQ [...]

By | November 9th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|Comments Off on Congratulations 3rd annual Vex IQ Challenge WINNERS!!

Ferguson Students Win FPSA Career Development Awards

Congratulations to John A. Ferguson Senior High's teaching academy students and lead teacher, Ms. Leslie Trelles-Diaz on their achievements in the FPSA Regional Career Development Events at Miami Dade College, North Campus on November 3, 2018. The students placed 1st - 4th for the Bulletin Board Event, and 1st - 3rd in the Lesson Plan Event. The event also included [...]

By | November 8th, 2018|Categories: Career Academies, Education & Training, FPSA|Tags: , |Comments Off on Ferguson Students Win FPSA Career Development Awards

Free Microsoft Coding Teacher Workshop Announced

Schools and youth programs are challenged to teach computer science that students need for life and careers in today’s world. Educators and youth program leaders want to learn about computer science to be able to meet that challenge. This 3-hour teacher workshop provides valuable first steps in three, connected, 1-hour sessions: Session 1: Experience an hour of code. Learn to [...]

By | November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Information Technology, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Free Microsoft Coding Teacher Workshop Announced

Construction Career Day

Students from 20 Schools attended Miami-Dade Public Schools Construction Career Day. Students interacted in hands-on experiences using various tools and equipment, and learned of various careers within construction, architecture and engineering. Media TV production students from Arthur & Polly Mays were invited to videotape the event. 

Day in The Life of A Nurse Event

The "Day in The Life of A Nurse Event" was a great success thanks to the Nurse Consortium of South Florida. sponsor & the Health Science Instructors. The students had a great field experience being exposed to various Healthcare Organizations and Health Science Colleges. The feedback from the various organization were very positive. The students represented Miami Dade County Public [...]

By | October 19th, 2018|Categories: Health Science, Hospitality & Tourism|Comments Off on Day in The Life of A Nurse Event