Miami Lakes Educational Center
Miami Lakes Educational Center
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MLEC has 26 different strands spread out through five different academies.


Miami Lakes Educational Center and its students have been the recipients of several awards and recognition.


Graduates will have a better understanding of any path they choose to follow in the future.


All MLEC students should take full advantage of the local and online resources provided by the school.

We are based on excellence and academic standards.

Admissions Requirements

Please read our Admissions Requirements before applying!

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about miami lakes educational center


Miami Lakes Educational Center is part of the Miami-Dade County Public Schools system. It is one of only three area vocational-technical training centers. It is the only dual-delivery school in Miami-Dade County, providing adult vocational training in conjunction with a full-service high school.
Joe Walpole and Genesis Perez


Joe Walpole, gifted language arts teacher and long-time Cambridge Academy favorite, and Genesis Perez, valuable new addition to the science department, are our Teacher of the Year and Beginning Teacher of the Year respectively, 2016-2017.


Miami Lakes Educational Center is based on excellence and academic standards that help students have a much clearer understanding of the future they will build for themselves here at our school.


Here at MLEC we’re family. We show our school spirit by celebrating spirit week, monthly pep rallies, and such to raise our students’ morale to continue trying their best and become the best.

Principal's Message

Lourdes Diaz

Lourdes Diaz, Principal

Welcome to the website of Miami Lakes Educational Center and Technical College, a unique dual-learning environment set in the Town of Miami Lakes, Florida.  It is my sincere hope that this website will assist you in making decisions about your educational and career future. The high s
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