What We Do

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.

Our Mission

To foster integrated curricular experiences across multiple disciplines in primary, secondary, and post-secondary environments


• To promote a culture of educational innovation across a network of college and K-12 faculty around the nation
• 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


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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