Register Days Hours Minutes Seconds Interact with Chefs & Culinary High School Students as They Balance Creative Artistry & Gourmet Food The Around the World Culinary Tour & Auction is back this year and we are adding something new with "A Taste of Miami".Proceeds benefit public high school students in the Academy of Hospitality & Tourism programs. [...]
Just nine years ago, Adam Bernstein was a NAF academy student at Alonso & Tracy Mourning High School. Chosen by NAF for the 2019 NAF Alumni Award, he also served as Lead Teacher at North Miami Beach NAF Distinguished Academy of IT for five years. Mr. Bernstein currently is a teacher supervisor for the Miami-Dade Student Youth [...]
Miami-Dade County Public Schools is proud to announce Dr. Elizabeth Aguila was selected as an 2021 Janet Linton Leadership Award winner. Lisa Dughi, CEO of NAF introduced the award winners at the annual NAF Next 2021 Conference, held July 13-15, 2021. Dr. Elizabeth Aguila is a career and technical education teacher at Hialeah Gardens Senior High School [...]
In addition to the 2,563 conference student and educator attendees, 1,086 attendees visited the college and career expo. 460 Expo booths had interactions with attendees. Keynote speaker, David Gandell received rave reviews including 97% excellent/good survey responses. The breakout session speakers had above 78 % satisfaction rating. Six internship providers interviewed approximately 80 students. Overall, the day was a huge success, and the corporate [...]
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.
The uncertainties of 2020 challenged all of us, but with the amazing support of our sponsors and members, we made great strides in achieving our goals and mission to host the Annual Mega Student Conference. The STEM Advisory Board has awarded four deserving students from Miami-Dade County Public Schools with a $1,000 scholarship from each of the [...]
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 Academy of Hospitality and Tourism students, Ahmed Middlebrooks, Homestead Senior High, and Sabrina Mosqueda, Miami Beach High were the first awardees of the $10,000 George Neary Academic Excellence in Education Award. Recipients were selected for $1500 scholarships awarded through the generosity of George Neary, retired GMCVB Associate VP, and member Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) [...]