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STEM Advisory Board Retreat – Aug 17

STEM Advisory Board Retreat – Aug 17

Help shape our future leaders! Join the STEM Advisory Board annual retreat to plan the upcoming 2018-2019 academic year of STEM objectives and activities for Miami-Dade County Public Schools NAF Academies of:

  • Information Technology
  • Engineering
  • Health Science

Breakfast and networking begin at 8:00AM, followed by focused planning sessions. We’ll finish by 12 noon.

Hosted by Omi Ramirez, Campus CIO, Miami Dade College
MDC Interamerican Campus
627 SW 27th Ave., Miami, FL 33135

STEM related websites and activities for more background information:

  • Internships: https://miami.getmyinterns.org/
  • Student/Industry conference: https://miaminaf.org/
Upcoming Summer Youth Internship Program – Register with Miami.GetMyInterns.org

Upcoming Summer Youth Internship Program – Register with Miami.GetMyInterns.org

The upcoming Summer Youth Internship Program is right around the corner and eager and talented students from across the county are ready to be hired and begin their internship.

Here are a few reminders:

Companies can interview students at the upcoming Parent Information Sessions. If you are interested, please sign-up on Miami.GetMyInterns.org.

The internship dates are June 25, 2018 – July, 30, 2018. Students must complete 150 hours by July 30, 2018 in order to recieve academic credit and payment.

There will be two Internship Provider Information Sessions next month. All internship providers are encouraged to attend.

If you have any questions, please call the Internship Hotline at 305-693-3005.

Sincerely,

Julie Kennedy
M-DCPS Department of Career and Technical Education
305-693-3030

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$4.1 Million in Grants fund 3,000 internships (Video)

$4.1 Million in Grants fund 3,000 internships (Video)

DOES YOUR TEEN NEED A SUMMER GIG? – A South Florida internship program aims to enroll more than 3,000 high school students this summer. Post your questions below to be answered LIVE by Summer Youth Internship Program’s Alex Funkhouser and Donovan Lee

Register your company now to receive fully funded & insured summer interns.
https://miami.getmyinterns.org/

 

Summer Youth Internship Program

DOES YOUR TEEN NEED A SUMMER GIG? – A South Florida internship program aims to enroll more than 3,000 high school students this summer. Post your questions below to be answered LIVE by Summer Youth Internship Program's Alex Funkhouser and Donovan Lee:

Posted by NBC 6 on Thursday, April 26, 2018

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (#RCLGIVES) Gives $400,000 for Internships

Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd (#RCLGIVES) Gives $400,000 for Internships

Special thanks to Alberto Carvalho (Superintendent of Miami-Dade County Public Schools) and Richard Fain (Chairman and CEO, Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.) for inspired leadership in our community. #RCLGIVES

To learn more about the Intern Programs ar Royal Caribbean Cruises: https://royalcorporatecareers.com/pages/internships

Register now to receive your fully funded and insured summer interns:
https://miami.getmyinterns.org/

L-R: Alberto Carvalho, Richard Fain and Alex Funkhouser

Alberto Carvalho and team accept the check for $400,000 from Richard Fain, Chairman and CEO of Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Career Academies Outperform All School Districts as Nationally-Recognized Programs

Miami-Dade County Public Schools’ Career Academies Outperform All School Districts as Nationally-Recognized Programs

Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) will add four new Distinguished Academies to its existing 12 Distinguished NAF Career Academies.

M-DCPS now has 16 of the 68 nationally recognized high-quality academies, demonstrating that  our career academy programs perform at the highest level in preparing students for college and careers. This national distinction is the most of any school district for delivering high-quality educational experiences for high school students.

Hialeah Gardens Senior High School added its Academy of Finance (AOF) and Academy of Hospitality (AOHT) to its other three themed Distinguished Academies, making it the first Miami-Dade high school as well as the first in the NAF network to earn this prestigious distinction for all five NAF Academy themes. The Academy of Hospitality & Tourism (AOHT) at John A. Ferguson and the Academy of Information Technology (AOIT) at William H. Turner Technical Arts Senior High School also achieved Distinguished status.

Empolyers! Register your company’s internship openings today on Miami.GetMyInterns.org

In addition, Miami-Dade has 14 Model Academies meeting the highest proportion of academic standards as evidenced on NAF’s annual assessment that allow academies to assess their progress and increase their alignment to NAF’s standards developed by national researchers. These career academies are aligned with the One Community One Goal initiative targeting major industries that impact the county’s economy.

Download the press release – Career Academies Outperform 2018

CIO Council Extends Scholarship Program

CIO Council Extends Scholarship Program

Last Wednesday at the 12th Annual State of the CIO, scholarship program director Joe Robens announced that the council would be extending its scholarship program from 3 to 4 students per year in both Miami-Dada and Broward Counties. “These are our future CIOs,” remarked Robens.

To date, the program has awarded 20 scholarships to deserving high school students on their way to tertiary STEM studies.

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Scholarship Advocacy Committee – Joe Robens, Pete Koltis, and Lenny Chesal

The 4 scholarship recipients proudly display their awards with Alex Funkhouser, Lenny Chesal, Joe Robens, and Pete Koltis.

Students, teachers, parents, and the advocacy committee