NICERC provides hands-on professional development, curricula, programs, and competitions to engage students in STEM disciplines. Project-driven curricula creates a context for the content at every level of learning. Professional development programs for K-12 teachers enable them to motivate creativity and innovation in students through problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication. These initiatives offered through NICERC provide a collaborative and comprehensive solution that fosters systemic change in education.
To foster integrated curricular experiences across multiple disciplines in primary, secondary, and post-secondary environments
• To develop the nation’s cyber workforce through the creation and enhancement of STEM and cyber educational opportunities for teachers and students
• To create and nationally disseminate innovative practices in education
• To serve as a catalyst for future research in cyber education