Posts tagged with: "Miami-Dade County Public Schools"

Center for Leadership program prepares local public school principals for success

Center for Leadership program prepares local public school principals for success

Pictured above: Participants of the Principals Leadership Development Program’s 2017 Miami-Dade County Public Schools cohort perform a team-building exercise at […]

City Manager Jimmy Morales  in his American Government classroom

City manager, police chief teach FIU dual enrollment courses

  Imagine taking a U.S. government class with a current city manager who is a Harvard-trained lawyer and has nearly 20 years of […]

Alumnus John Galardi, principal of South Dade Middle School, worked with custodians, staff and national guardsmen to shelter 2,500 people during Hurricane Irma.

Alumni principals help turn their schools into last-minute hurricane shelters

  As Hurricane Irma aimed for South Florida, two alumni were pressed into duty to open their schools for about […]

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

The R+J Effect: Altering tragic fates through theatre

“Grieving parents fight gun violence.” “Gun violence takes bloody toll on inner-city kids.” “Shootings of kids on the rise.” “Shooting […]

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

MAST@FIU celebrates commencement of inaugural class

The Marine Academy of Science and Technology at FIU celebrated its first commencement this week, four years after opening its […]

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

18 alumni have earned Miami-Dade’s top teaching honor

In the first 18 years of their lives, Florida students will spend an average of 2,340 days in school. Change […]

FIU Drs. Raul Gonzalez and Angie Laird reflect on their day on Capitol Hill advocating for the ABCD study.

Researchers petition Congress for support of landmark brain study

This week, researchers from universities across the country gathered at FIU in D.C. to discuss an unprecedented study on adolescent brain […]

Local high schoolers intern on campus for the summer

Local high schoolers intern on campus for the summer

Roberto Diaz helped code and design a video game based on FIU’s commencement. Janet Lofts edited a promotional video for the […]

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University community volunteers in honor of MLK

University community volunteers in honor of MLK

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service hosts service projects at 25 community sites As she rallied volunteers at Brownsville […]

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Community health clinic opens at Miami Northwestern High

Community health clinic opens at Miami Northwestern High

Center funded by $1.45 million federal grant to FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences Just two days […]

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Mariela Lanz (right), an elementary education major, was the first student to receive and accept a job offer at the Miami-Dade County Public Schools job fair held Nov. 19 at FIU. Here, Lanz chats with her new supervisor, Amrita Prakash, principal of Poinciana Park Elementary. school was the first to hir

Soon-to-be graduates fill teaching vacancies at MDCPS

For roughly 40 seniors majoring in education, a recent job fair offered them the chance to land their dream job […]

James Sutton, chair of the FIU Department of English, gave a talk on how Macbeth is set apart from all other Shakespearean tragedies, including its allegiances to King James I, at the "Symposium on the Study and Teaching of Shakespeare."

Lessons still to be learned from Shakespeare

FIU is shaping the way Shakespeare is taught in local schools. In partnership with Miami-Dade County Public Schools, the university […]

MDCPS Regional Superintendent Albert Payne, Jr., FIU President Mark B. Rosenberg, MDCPS School Board Member Susie V. Castillo, MDCPS Superintendent Alberto Carvalho, U.S. Rep Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, College of Education Dean Delia C. Garcia and Ronald Reagan / Doral Sr. High Principal Juan Carlos Silva cut the ribbon opening the new Teaching Academy at Ronald Reagan/Doral Senior High.

FIU, MDCPS launch new teaching academy at Doral high school

FIU’s College of Education and Miami-Dade County Public Schools on Aug. 25 launched the first of its kind teaching academy at […]

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU receives federal grant to launch school-based clinic at Miami Northwestern

FIU’s Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences (NWCNHS) has received a $1.45 million grant from the U.S. Department of […]

The Class of 2015 at Miami Northwestern Senior High School is the first graduating class to have been part of The Education Effect since their freshman year.

The Education Effect marks 4 years at Miami Northwestern

When Taylor Williams first set foot on the campus of Florida International University, she found it more than a little […]

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