“The nation will require approximately one million more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals than what will be produced at current rates over the next decade.”

-President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology February 2012 report to the President


NICERC is your trusted source for Cyber Curriculum, STEM Curriculum and Computer Science Curriculum for all grades K through 12.


Support project-driven learning and student engagement using technology in the classroom

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Empowerment/train-the-trainer model focused on teacher development

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Multi-disciplinary, vertically integrated cyber curricula for the nation

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Week-long student immersion into the world of cyber space

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Regional and national opportunities for students to apply skills from NICERC curricula

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Building networks with K-12, university, and community partners

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The Latest NICERC News

March 28, 2017

Teacher Feature: Joy Johnston

Joy Johnston Programming and Coding Martinsville, VA   How has NICERC curricula impacted your classroom? NICERC has helped tremendously in getting started with our new Programming and Coding class. The hands-on activities using the curriculum help students to grasp the concepts on coding without overwhelming them with information that’s hard […]
March 27, 2017

Video: Cyber Innovation Center at SXSWedu

Big opportunities and the national spotlight continue to shine on the Cyber Innovation Center and its National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). Thanks to their efforts in K-12 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM); cyber; and computer science education, CIC was featured at the South By Southwest Edu (SXSWedu) Conference […]
March 24, 2017

St. Mary Immaculate New State of the Art Stem lab

March 24, 2017 The sixth grade students of St. Mary Immaculate are using the new state of the art STEM lab to learn more about science, technology, engineering, and math. As part of a unit on roller coasters, they completed two mini projects on foundational support to help them learn […]