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 [...]
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 wall vinyl posters on walls and door create a professional setting for students in the Academy of Information Technology, Academy of Engineering and Academy of Hospitality and Tourism at American Senior financed by Fund II NAF Grant.
District Educational Specialist at Miami-Dade County Public Schools Achieves Janet Linton Leadership Award. This award recognizes outstanding academy directors and educational leaders (including district administrators, teachers, principals, etc). Created in 2006, in memory of the late San Diego Academy Director, Janet Linton, the award honors extraordinary contributions and leadership within the NAF network, at the school, district [...]
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.
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. [...]
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 [...]