Miami-Dade County Public Schools (M-DCPS) was among 22 educational institutions to be awarded an Entrepreneurship Education and Training grant by the Florida Department of Education. The grants were created to fund innovative projects that cultivate entrepreneurial mindsets and capabilities in students. The District received a $100,000 grant.
M-DCPS’ Department of Career and Technical Education (CTE), in collaboration with Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship, South Florida Educational Federal Credit Union (SFEFCU), Miami Dade College, and NAF district advisory boards, will use the grant to create Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Today, a robust program with opportunities for students in grades 6-12 at the following 13 Miami-Dade public schools:
· Coconut Palm K-8 Academy
· Georgia Jones-Ayers Middle
· John F. Kennedy Middle
· Horace Mann Middle
· Norland Middle
· W.R. Thomas Middle
· G. Holmes Braddock Senior High
· Homestead Senior High
· Miami Edison Senior High
· Miami Jackson Senior High
· Miami Lakes Educational Center
· Miami Norland Senior High
· North Miami Beach Senior High
Some of the initiatives and
activities will include:
One of M-DCPS' key focus areas is student workforce readiness, i.e., preparing students to succeed in the rapidly evolving workforce. For more information about Tomorrow's Entrepreneurs Today, please visit http://dcte.dadeschools.net.
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