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Taste of Education

  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. Click here for more info.

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

RoboSLAM Huge Success for 3rd Year!

The 3rd Annual RoboSLAM held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at the Miami Dade County Fair and Expo Center was a huge success with robotics and drone contests. And the winners are: 1st Place   Ramtech59 - Miami Coral Park Senior High 2nd Place  Mad Science Racing Team Black  -  Palmetto Middle School 3rd Place  Swamp Shifters   -   Barbara [...]

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: STEAM|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on RoboSLAM Huge Success for 3rd Year!

CTE Month Proclaimed and Celebrated by School Board

Thank you M-DCPS, for celebrating Career and Technical Education month at the School Board meeting on February 13, 2019.  

By | February 14th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, CTE Initiatives, CTE Month, STEAM, STEM|Tags: |Comments Off on CTE Month Proclaimed and Celebrated by School Board

STEAM in the Gardens

On February 9, 2019,  W.R. Thomas Middle School robotics team "Tiger Industries Tiger Bots" competed at the STEAM in the Gardens. These Amazing designers engineers and programmers won Excellence Award, Amaze Award, and Skills award. Tiger Industries TigerBots are 5th in the world in VexIQ Skills. The VexIQ Skills Robotics Competition, presented by the Robotics Education & Competition Foundation, is [...]

By | February 11th, 2019|Categories: Engineering, Middle School, Robotics, STEAM|Comments Off on STEAM in the Gardens

Exploring Health Careers at Miami Dade College Medical Campus

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 the student transportation. North [...]

By | February 8th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Community & Industry Partners, Health Science, Miami Dade College, Scholarships, STEAM, STEM|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Exploring Health Careers at Miami Dade College Medical Campus

Dorothy M. Wallace C.O.P.E. Center Excels at FCCLA Events

The Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA), held two events in Miami this January. The first event which was the FCCLA District X Florida Proficiency Competitive and S.T.A.R. Competitive Event which was held in January 17, 2019, and took place at Johnson & Wales University. The second event, the FCCLA District X Meeting & Awards recognition took place [...]

By | February 4th, 2019|Categories: Career Technical Student Organizations, FCCLA|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Dorothy M. Wallace C.O.P.E. Center Excels at FCCLA Events

February is CTE Month

  The Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) offers a wide range of quality career and technical programs that prepare students for graduation, post secondary education, and careers.  Students and educators throughout the school district will celebrate National CTE Month® during February 2019. A resource packet for CTE Month is posted at www.ctemiami.net/2019-cte-month/     [...]

Mentor Inspires Next Generation With High Tech Experiences

January 15, 2018 Marybel Rodriguez of CBS4 Miami reporting on new 'Digital Media and Virtual Game Design Academy' at Felix Varela Senior High taught by Michael Sakowicz.   Link to original post : https://miami.cbslocal.com/video/4009871-mentor-inspires-next-generation-with-high-tech-experiences/

By | January 15th, 2019|Categories: Career Academies, Information Technology, STEM, Videos|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Mentor Inspires Next Generation With High Tech Experiences