What we're about

Our Mission is to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit within today’s educators and to create a world where innovative technologies redefine education with real-world, scalable solutions.

Miami EdTech is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit education technology organization on a mission to ignite the entrepreneurial spirit within today’s educators. Substantiated by a flourishing teacher-tech-centric ecosystem and mutually beneficial cross-sector partnerships, Miami EdTech envisions a world where innovative technologies redefine education with real-world, scalable solutions. Leveraging bespoke programming-Miami EdTech Accelerator (https://miamiedtech.com/entrepreneurship-training/), Social Innovation & Entrepreneurial Leadership ‘S.I.E.L.’ Incubator (https://miamiedtech.com/entrepreneurship-training/), and EdXpert powered by Microsoft (https://miamiedtech.com/professional-teacher-development/)-Miami EdTech and its partners work to address systematic challenges in Education, provide a means for today’s educators to turn their tech-enabled solutions into successful enterprises, and advance the quality and quantity of computer science teachers.

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Future of Work: The Education-to-Workforce Pipeline

Online event

Should every American have a college education? Why or why not? Questions like these were addressed through the Future of Work initiative, a six-part digital series by PBS. Join us for our first session - The Education-to-Workforce Pipeline.

Since early 2020, the world has been rocked by triple crises: the global pandemic, the ensuing economic disruptions, and the fore fronting of long existing racial inequities. U.S. unemployment was at a rate not seen for more than a century. A majority of Americans now report economic distress and concern about the future for themselves and their families. The usual ladders to security - education, hard work, life-long employment - appear to have broken down.

These realities are not distributed equally; many high-earning white-collar workers stay employed virtually. Frontline and service workers, disproportionally people of color and recent immigrants, have been hit hardest by Covid-19 and the ensuing economic hardships.

Is the U.S. about to enter a future of entrenched haves and have-nots? With education becoming virtual, long-standing debates about the value of post-secondary schooling and training programs are creating more uncertainty about how to prepare for the jobs of tomorrow. How to protect and preserve opportunities for work that sustains families, communities, and the nation–a fundamental aspect of the American Dream?

All of these questions are explored by Future of Work through a series of content presentations: a three-part broadcast series, a six-part digital series, and a 12-part social media series. Outreach collaborations with national organizations dedicated to the topic of work, and with public television stations, as well as a media campaign, will offer ways for Americans to connect with the stories of those experiencing these new realities and share their own views, hopes and concerns.

Past events (30)

Tech Mixer at Marlins Park

LoanDepot Park

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