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Miami-Dade County Public Schools Department of Career and Technical Education Named Semi-Finalist for Career Z Challenge


Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE) is thrilled to announce its selection as a semi-finalist in the prestigious Career Z Challenge. This recognition reflects the department’s unwavering commitment to excellence in preparing students for successful careers in various industries through its career pathway programs and largest number of nationally distinguished @NAFcareeracads.


The Career Z Challenge, a national competition aimed at showcasing innovative and impactful career readiness programs, has recognized M-DCPS for its exceptional efforts in equipping students with the skills, knowledge, and experiences necessary to thrive in today’s dynamic workforce. The semi-finalist designation underscores the department’s dedication to providing high-quality career and technical education that prepares students for meaningful employment and lifelong learning. #YourBestChoiceMDCPS


For more information about the U.S. Department of Education’s Career Z Challenge, please visit