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 workforce. NAF Next will feature innovative initiatives in order to shape a highly skilled and inclusive workforce. Participants wiill learn key strategies to improve academy quality, work-based learning, student [...]
NAF Academy of Engineering students Leandra Belizaire and Shon Barthell were awarded NAF Fund II Foundation Diversity & Equity in STEM Scholarship in the amount of $2,000 to support their STEM career college education.
American Senior High students presented their award-winning project at the Aspen Ideas conference in Aspen, Colorado on July 3, 2022.
At this year's Youth Fair competitions, we saw a nail-biting race to see which student could use their jarring drone skills to maneuver around an elaborate obstacle course filled with loops, turns, and dives in hopes of getting the fastest time.
Congratulations to the winners of the 2022 Virtual Wall of Wind Challenge! 1st Place = Miami Coral Park 2nd Place = North Miami 3rd Place = G. Holmes Braddock 4th Place = TERRA Environmental Research Institute 5th Place = Booker T. Washington 6th Place = Jose Marti MAST
Let's all congratulate Shon Barthell for being selected to receive a $2,000 scholarship to support his STEM career path through the NAF Fund II Foundation Diversity & Equity in STEM Scholarship. We also want to congratulate you for receiving one of the Florida Power and Light (FPL)/SECME scholarships for African-American students. You are now part of [...]
Marc Gauthier, CTE teacher at John F. Kennedy Middle school, was selected to attend the 2022 National Association of Agricultural Educators (NAAE), National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador Academy this summer as an NAAE Agriscience Teacher Ambassador in Tulsa, Oklahoma (July 11-15, 2022). For more than 15 years National Agriscience Teacher Ambassador Academy (NATAA) has successfully cultivated agriscience [...]
Lisa Hauser was awarded the winner of this years Educational Innovation Abie Award by the Grace Hopper Celebration (GHC). The Educational Innovation Abie Award is in honor of A. Richard Newton and it recognizes educators for developing innovative teaching practices that attract female students to educational fields such as computing, engineering, and math in K-12 or [...]
Sonia Samaroo, Educational Specialist for M-DCPS Department of Career and Technical Education was named by Cisco Networking Academy as the Cisco Be the Bridge Award winner for 2021. Ms. Samaroo has been a Cisco educator for 21 years; is the Cisco Networking Academy ASC Director for Miami-Dade; the district NAF Director of 19 NAF Academies of [...]
The NCWIT Award for Aspirations in Computing (AiC) honors women in grades 9 through 12 who are active and interested in computing and technology, and encourages them to pursue their passions. The multi-tiered award structure includes winner, honorable mention, and certificate of distinction designations at national and regional levels, serving all 50 states, the District of [...]