The NAF Academies of Miami-Dade County Public Schools


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M-DCPS’ Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Names Gene Prescott 2023 South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year

The Advisory Board of Miami-Dade Public Schools’ NAF Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) is delighted to announce that Gene Prescott, Chairman & CEO of Seaway Hotels Group was named South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year at the 32nd Annual Awards Luncheon held November 16, 2023 hosted by the Hyatt Regency Miami. Gene Prescott, a pioneering force in Florida’s

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Academies of STEM

Coral Reef Senior High School Explores the Future of Farming

In 2023, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food and Nutrition Service awarded $10/7 million to 103 projects across the country under the Patrick Leahy Farm to School Grant Program. As one of the six grants awarded across Florida, Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ (M-DCPS) Department of Career and Technical Education will implement a project entitled the

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Academies of Hospitality & Tourism

Recognizing Excellence: Nominations Open for the 32nd Annual South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award

Miami-Dade County, known for its vibrant culture and breathtaking landscapes, is gearing up to honor the trailblazers of the travel and tourism industry. The 32nd Annual South Florida Tourism Professional of the Year Award, presented by the esteemed Academy of Hospitality & Tourism Advisory Board (AOHT), is back, and the nomination window is officially open! Established in

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Academies of Finance

M-DCPS NAF Lead Teachers Shine as Finalists for Prestigious Francisco R. Walker District Teacher of the Year

In a remarkable achievement for Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), two outstanding NAF Lead teachers have emerged as finalists for the prestigious 2025 Francisco R. Walker District Teacher of the Year award. The recognition not only underscores their individual excellence but also highlights the strength of the NAF  programs within the district. Alina Hughes, the Lead Teacher

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