The NAF Academies of Miami-Dade County Public Schools

Graduate Testimonial: The Unexpected in My Life

 The Unexpected in My Life by: Sofia Tapias John A. Ferguson Senior High Academy of Education Class of 2023 Life is a rollercoaster of unpredictable events, filled with unexpected happenings, changes in plans, and surprising results. One instance that came about in my life was when my Early Childhood teacher randomly called me in the middle of [...]

By | September 14th, 2023|Academy of Education, NAF Alumni, Scholarships|

2021 NAF Mega Student Industry Virtual Conference Huge Success

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 [...]

Miami Graduate, Gerardo Carranza Wins Award

2013 Alumnus from Miami Springs Senior High School AOHT Receives Alumni Award The Alumni Awards recognize NAF alumni who have achieved success in either college or career, or have demonstrated entrepreneurial spirit that can be attributed in part to their academy experience. Such was the case for Gerardo Carranza, who recently became a Software Engineer at Google. [...]

By | July 16th, 2020|NAF, NAF Alumni, NAF Next, NAF Next Awards|

NAF Next 2020 Virtual awards

Not one but two national award winners at MDCPS where excellence abounds! Kudos to Sonia Samaroo (CTE), CSS and to Gerardo Carranza, c/o'13 alum. So well deserved & so proud of you. Congratulations to all!!

By | May 18th, 2020|NAF, NAF Alumni|

2019 NAF Alumni Award Winner Adam Bernstein, Academy Student now Lead Teacher

The NAF Academy of Information Technology alumnus from Alonzo Tracy Mourning Senior High School is giving back by helping the next generation of NAF students be college, career, and future ready. In just over a year as the NAF Academy of Information Technology Lead Teacher at North Miami Beach Senior High School, Mr. Bernstein has helped expand [...]

By | October 24th, 2019|Academy of Information Technology, NAF, NAF Alumni|

2018 Hospitality Tourism Professionals Awards Luncheon


NAF Next was a huge success! NAF Next is a dynamic professional development conference that brings together education, business, and community leaders to address some of the biggest challenges facing education and the economy. More than 1,000 NAF network members came together to learn how they can ensure students, teachers, and partners can #BeFutureReady. The conference was held on July [...]

Tourism Professional of the Year Luncheon


Attention all NAF Alumnus in Miami

Miami's NAF community will be celebrating NAF Alumni Month with an Alumni Focus & Network Event on 11/16/17 at 6:30 PM.  At the Miami Dade College, Wolfson Campus, Food and Wine Theater 415 NE 2nd Avenue (Building 9). Refreshments will be served and a Special Prize available! Come Mingle Once Again with the ALC! To RSVP please email: [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|NAF Alumni|