Education

MIAMI-DADE – Miami-Dade County Commissioner Barbara J. Jordan, Signature Flight Support, the Miami Dolphins, Atlantic Aviation, Walmart, Target, and Miami International Airport teamed up to give away well over 525 book bags and school supplies such as pencils, erasers, sharpeners, composition books, notebook paper and three-ring pocket folders to children in need in District 1.

In the next five years, 145,000 teachers will be needed to meet the nation’s critical shortfall.  The School of Education’s Center for Professional Development has taken a proactive approach to resolving the shortage locally with initiatives to streamline the process of getting highly qualified educators into area classrooms.

New York/CMM….Some 70 staff of High Schools in Western Jamaica were trained in Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) and 20 schools presented with Automated External Defibrillators (AEDS) and First Aid Kits as part of Team Jamaica Bickle (TJB) “Defibrillator to Schools Program,” on Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in a Presentation and Training Ceremony held at the S Hotel located on Jimmy Cliff Blvd in Montego Bay.

Miami, FL – City of Miami Mayor Francis Suarez and City Manager Dr. Emilio T. Gonzalez announced today a gift of $50,000 to create the Eduardo J. Padrón Completion Scholarship Fund to support Miami Dade College students who are close to completing their degrees or certificate programs. The fund will be awarded to 50 students this year in time for MDC’s upcoming giving day I AM MDC Day on Friday, Sept. 6th.

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