The NAF Academies of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Miami-Dade County Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Names Steve Adkins 2022 South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year

The Advisory Board of Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) is delighted to announce that Steve Adkins, President of the Miami-Dade Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce (MDGLCC) was named South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year at its Annual Awards Luncheon held December 15th at the Hyatt Regency Miami. More than [...]

By | December 19th, 2022|Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, Advisory Board, Awards|

National Groundhog Job Shadow Day

Job Shadowing is a nationwide effort where hundreds of thousands of workplaces welcome millions of student shadows through their doors. Job Shadowing is an academically motivating educational activity dedicated to giving kids an up-close look at the world of work. Everyone benefits!For students, job shadowing . . .Provides an answer to the question, "Why do I have [...]

The 31st Annual South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award Luncheon

The Academy of Hospitality and Tourism Advisory Board, made up of hospitality & tourism leaders in Miami-Dade County established the South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award in 1991. The South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award is presented annually to the leader who has made significant contributions to the tourism community - and the [...]

Building A Brighter Future

You can make a difference and empower students to become successful members of Miami's workforce by donating to MECA NAF Academies on Give Miami Day, November 17th!Your support helps build a brighter future for our students and grow our Miami-Dade workforce pipeline. Funds support industry-led work based learning such as, the annual NAF Mega Student Industry Conference.Why give [...]

By | November 10th, 2022|Advisory Board, Fundraising, Give Miami Day|

Hospitality & Tourism Leader Awards Scholarships

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) [...]

New officers announced for Miami NAF STEM Advisory Board

Congratulations to the new board officers for the STEM Advisory Board. Chair: Albert Sosa, HNTB Vice Chair: Sandra Hodge, Stantec Secretary: Alejandra Lorenzo, ITWomen/NOAA Treasurer: Omi Ramirez, Miami Dade College, Eduardo J. Padron Campus Immediate Past Chair: James Osteen, Jr.

By | July 17th, 2020|Advisory Board, Industry Partners, NAF, STEM|

May 2020 Advisory Board Newsletter

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 [...]

Capstone Projects Presented Virtually

Graduating seniors from Miami Lakes Educational Center NAF Academy of Information Technology presented their capstone projects to judges on May 26, 2020 through an online meeting. Students created prototypes of IOT (Internet of Things) network for smart cities Miami, Florida and Hamburg, Germany.

Thank You Give Miami Day Donors

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!  

NOMINEES FOR HOSPITALITY AND TOURISM AWARDS ANNOUNCED

Nominees for the 29th Annual South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year as well as the Restaurant of the Year were announced today. These awards will be presented by the Academy of Hospitality and Tourism (AOHT) Advisory Board when the nominees are honored at the luncheon to be held on November 21 st at the Hyatt Regency [...]

By | November 6th, 2019|Academy of Hospitality and Tourism, Advisory Board|