On July 20th at the Florida Association for Career and Technical Education State Conference, Dr. Lupe Ferran Diaz, M-DCPS CTE Executive Director, was inducted into the Florida ACTE Hall of Fame.
M-DCPS is proud to announce ten newly distinguished academies. Without participation from board members during the NAF quality reviews, academies would not receive these designations. Thank you to everyone who supported this effort. 2021 NEW DISTINGUISHED NAF ACADEMIES American Senior High – Academies of Engineering and IT Alonzo and Tracy Mourning Senior High – Academy of IT Coral [...]
NAF Strengthens Its Presence in Miami NAF is excited to welcome 7 new academies from Miami into NAF’s network. In emerging academies, students have the opportunity to take career-themed courses and participate in work-based learning experiences to help them become future ready. These academies are either graduating from NAF’s rigorous Year of Planning (YOP) or Fast Track [...]
MAY 2020 NAF ADVISORY BOARD NEWSLETTER We know these past few months have brought unprecedented changes to our lives. As we’ve all transitioned to remote work and living, we’ve seen incredible commitment to NAF students through virtual engagements and support. We’re incredibly grateful for your partnership and commitment to ensuring students are future ready! In this month's [...]
Congratulations to our graduating Miami Springs Senior High School Seniors who have completed the Forklift Operator Certification course! Special thanks to Prologis for sponsoring this opportunity and their partners @jfftweets and http://forklifttraining.com for delivering the training online!
"In the midst of the COVID 19 crisis, we have good news to report. MDCPS's NAF Miami is home to the highest number of Distinguished Academies in the nation!", reported Miami-Dade County Public Schools' official Twitter account tweeted April 7, 2020. We are so proud of our NAF Miami and NAF Academy teachers and students. You did [...]
Thank you for your support on Give Miami Day 2019 our students and teachers really appreciate the commitment and leadership of our NAF ADVISORY board members and friends of academies!!!!! We raised $14,391 a new high record!
The Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) "SmartCash" student team from the NAF Academy of Banking and Finance at Southwest Miami Senior High School are winners in this year's Lenovo Scholar Network Mobile App Development Competition. In total, five winning teams were chosen from 120 NAF academies across the nation that were eligible to submit an entry for [...]
These schools achieved this honor with the highest fidelity to the career academy model adhering to the Career Academy National Standard of Practice that include industry-specific curriculum, work-based learning experiences, and established relationships with business professionals. Model Academies: Barbara Goleman AOF / AOHT Booker T. Washington AOF Homestead SHS AOHT Miami Sunset AOE/AOIT/AOF Robert Morgan Educational Center [...]