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Monthly Archives: October 2016


2016 Magic Animation Conference

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: , |

  Miami-Dade Schools Career and Technical Ed. students attended the Magic Mia/Animation Conference & Festival at MDC Wolfson on Oct. 21, 2016.

1200 CTE Students Attend Construction Career Day

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Engineering|Tags: |

1200 students from Miami-Dade Schools Career and Technical Education attended one of the two Construction Career Days sponsored by FDOT and FTBA on October 25 and 26, 2016. Sun Sentinel highlights Construction Career Day sponsored by FDOT and FTBA  

Finance Students Place 2nd in Stock Market Challenge

By | October 27th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|Tags: |

NAF Academy of Finance seniors from Coral Gables Senior High competed in the 1st Annual Junior Achievement Stock Market Challenge. Out of 53 teams the students won 2nd place. For more information about Coral Gables' Academy of Finance visit website or contact Mrs. Anna Carranza acarranza@dadeschools.net.  

Middle and High School Students Learning Drone Technology Together

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Engineering, STEAM|

Flight through drone tech. @WRTTIGERS @TerraWolves an awesome partnership @STEMDesignation @CTEMiami pic.twitter.com/55HxLufm2q— Adam Mack (@regulatorawm) October 25, 2016

Path to a job: South Florida students learn about road construction

By | October 26th, 2016|Categories: Engineering|Tags: |

Sun Sentinel highlights Construction Career Day sponsored by FDOT and FTBA Nearly 2,000 students from about 50 schools in Broward, Palm Beach and Miami-Dade counties were getting hands-on training at the 16th annual Construction Career Days, Tuesday and Wednesday, at the Bergeron Rodeo Grounds in Davie.  

Green Treasures

By | October 25th, 2016|Categories: STEAM|Tags: , |

On October 14, 2016, Family and Consumer Science students from John I. Smith K-8 Middle Learning Center traveled to the Fairchild Tropical Garden for the Ultimate Leadership Experience. Ethnobotany is the study of how different cultures use and prepare indigenous plants. Students learned about Ethnobotany and conducted interviews with senior citizens to find out how people [...]

WANTED: Teachers & Students To Appear On TV Show “Planet Earth”

By | October 24th, 2016|Categories: Career Technical Student Organizations, STEAM|

Contest winners will be on-camera and co-host a live Eco-Link Fusion “Project Earth” filming expedition in the Florida Everglades hosted by renowned environmentalist Nicolas Ibargüen. WHO: Miami-Dade County Public Schools teachers and students (Grades 9-12). WHAT: The Eco-Link Challenge is an open call for students to serve as Eco-Reporters and submit environmentally based Public Service Announcements [...]

BizInnovator Teaches Entrepreneurial Mindset

By | October 22nd, 2016|Categories: Criminal Justice, Middle School|Tags: , , |

CTE Teachers of Agriscience, Family Consumer Science, and Public Service attended a 2-day workshop presented by the Jacobson Institute for Youth Entrepreneurship of The University of Iowa on October 19-20, 2016. The "BizInnovator" is an entrepreneurship curriculum software that enables educators to teach the entrepreneurial mindset" to students; by encouraging creativity, innovation, critical thinking, [...]

Ferguson Student Wins National FFA Veterinary Award

By | October 22nd, 2016|Categories: FFA|Tags: |

Lillian "Lily" Rose Rodicio, Agriscience student and member the Ferguson Senior High School FFA Chapter, was awarded the National Agricultural Proficiency Award for Veterinary Science in the category Entrepreneurship/Placement at the National FFA Conference, October 21, 2016. Lily has worked as an intern at local vet clinics for the past five years. When she began her [...]

Featured on NBC6 Miami-Dade High School Preparing Students for Law Enforcement Careers

By | October 21st, 2016|Categories: Criminal Justice, Industry Certification|Tags: |

Students @LEOMHighSchool prepare for the Public Safety Telecommunication Industry Cert. exam through @ctemiami.https://t.co/MWExZlqR9bpic.twitter.com/VPFyebpnR4 — Lupe Diaz (@drldiaz) September 25, 2016 http://www.nbcmiami.com/news/local/Miami-Dade-High-School-Preparing-Students-for-Law-Enforcement-Careers-394348321.html