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Miami Dade College to Receive TD Bank Grant for Scholarships to Increase Minorities and Women in Tesla START Program

Miami, Florida – Miami Dade College (MDC) was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from TD Bank, America's Most Convenient Bank®, to increase the number of women and minority students in the Tesla START program, an intensive 16-week electric vehicle service training program designed to provide students with the skills for a successful career as electrical vehicle technician.

Carol City Middle School Receives Innovative Space Media Center

Carol City Middle School is the latest Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) campus to receive a new, technology-rich media center as part of the District’s Middle School Redesign (MSR) initiative. A ribbon-cutting ceremony held this morning unveiled the school’s new virtual reality (VR) equipment, Promethean board, robotics section and more than a dozen computer stations.

Carol City Middle School students try out one of the new iPads that are part of the Middle School Redesign initiative.

Formula 1 Miami Grand Prix Announces F1 in Schools Program and a Business Summit for Miami Gardens Restaurants

MIAMI GARDENS, Florida – South Florida Motorsports (SFM), the organizers of the Formula 1® Miami Grand Prix, have announced a series of initiatives designed to drive youth education and business development in Miami Gardens. SFM recently launched the F1 in Schools program at the City of Miami Gardens’ Bunche Park STEM Center and will host a Business Summit for Miami Gardens restaurants at Hard Rock Stadium on November 16, 2021. The first ever F1 Miami Grand Prix will be held on May 6-8, 2022.

Guyana Tops the Region in CXC CAPE Results

GEORGETOWN, Guyana – Guyana has emerged at the top of this year’s Caribbean Advanced Proficiency Examinations (CAPE), Director of Operations at the Caribbean Examinations Council (CXC), Dr. Nicole Manning announced Thursday.

Guyana’s Minister of Education Priya Manickchand poses with Dr. Wayne Wesley, Registrar and CEO of CXC.

Miami Dade College to Offer Property Management Certificate Program

Miami, Florida – The acclaimed School of Continuing Education and Professional Development at Miami Dade College (MDC) has partnered with Career Source of South Florida and the Related Urban Development Group to offer a Property Management Certificate program for residents of Liberty Square and Lincoln Gardens. Participants can obtain licensing and employment in the field of property management. Classes being this month and will have open enrollment opportunities year-round.

From the MDC School of Continuing Education and Professional Development webpage.

Miami-Dade’s Public Schools Celebrate Digital Citizenship Month

Social media has expanded the way in which we communicate. At Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS), we believe social media can serve an educational purpose and further enhance the learning experience for students. However, embracing this method of communication also means understanding and addressing the potential risks involved. Technology is at our fingertips 24/7, so now more than ever, it’s important to ensure we all, especially students, are behaving appropriately in the digital world. 

Image taken from MDCPS Twitter.

Bullying Prevention in Miami-Dade County Public Schools

October is National Bullying Prevention Month, an opportunity to highlight the programs, initiatives and activities Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) utilizes to address bullying and harassment. The foundation for our approach is rooted in the District’s Policy Against Bullying and Harassment.  This comprehensive document contains procedures and guidance related to the prevention and intervention of said behavior, and serves as an important resource for school administrators, faculty, support staff, students and parents. The document includes information on prevention programs, reporting and notification guidelines and investigative procedures.

Image taken from Miami-Dade County Public Schools.
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