The NAF Academies of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Miami NAF Academies

NAF is a national network of education, business, and community leaders who work together to ensure high school students are college, career, and future ready. Leading companies partner with NAF, aligning their industry expertise, community leadership, and pipeline development needs to transform the high school experience.

Preparing our students for their futures

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NAF Academies in M-DCPS
M-DCPS High Schools

Academy Tracks

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) has 79 NAF academies at 34 M-DCPS high schools preparing our students for their futures. Our NAF academy themes include: Engineering, Finance, Health Sciences, Hospitality & Tourism, Information Technology, and others (Agriscience, Arts & Entertainment, Law Studies and Teaching)

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Career Academies Outperform All School Districts as Nationally-Recognized Programs.



4 Engineering Academies

6 Health Science Academies

16 Information Tech Academies


16 Academies of Finance


16 Academies of Hospitality & Tourism

Upcoming Events & Conferences

Join NAF Academy events and conferences throughout the year.

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2024 M-DCPS MEGA NAF Student Industry Conference

Over 1,800 Miami NAF students will attend this annual conference, which features a college & career fair, industry professionals from various career pathways, industry-related breakout sessions, plus opportunities for students to interview for internships with our local business partners. The goal is to expose students and teachers to in-demand topics and skills and connect our industry leaders with their future talent. 

DoubleTree by Hilton Miami Airport Convention Center
April 16, 2024
8:00 A.M.

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