“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


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July 18, 2016
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Cybersecurity Current Events in the Classroom

This blog post comes from Dr. Chuck Gardner, one of NICERC’s Curriculum Development Specialists. Bookmark www.nextgov.com for quick current events links. When I first started teaching cyber at the New Orleans Military and Maritime Academy, I was transferring from algebra and geometry classrooms, and I had a business background. As […]
July 7, 2016

Catholic High, Dunham School students take part in cybersecurity program

Juniors from Catholic High School and Dunham School and their teachers recently took part in a weeklong cybersecurity program at Louisiana Tech University. The program, called Analysis and Investigation through Cyber-Based Scenarios, was supported by the Cyber Innovation Center and a U.S. Department of Homeland Security grand, a news release […]
July 5, 2016
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Cybercamp introduces CHS students to cybersecurity careers

Charlottesville High School recently ran a cybercamp to expose students to computer science and cybersecurity. Seventeen students participated in the free two-and-a-half week program, which included hands-on technology projects and field trips. The camp was funded by a Virginia Department of Education grant. According to an education department news release, […]