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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) [...]

American Senior NAF Academies Get New Look

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.

Congratulations to Sonia Samaroo!

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 [...]

By | July 17th, 2020|NAF, NAF Next, NAF Next Awards|

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|

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|

Miami Adds Seven New NAF Academies

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 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.

Principal Showcases Innovative Bulb App E-Porfolios

A Principal's Story: Webinar presented by Uwezo Frazier, Principal of William H. Turner Technical Arts High School - Miami, Florida "The coronavirus has forced the need for innovative solutions during this unprecedented time. This event will have a lasting impact on instruction as we collectively transition from the crisis." said Principal Frazier in a national 1 hour [...]

By | May 20th, 2020|Guest Speaker|

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|