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March 10, 2017

Cyber Innovation Center wants to weave cybersecurity into K-12 STEM instruction

Among the many ways technology and education intersected at this week’s SXSWedu conference — beyond demonstrations of robotics, virtual reality tools and the use of data analytics to improve learning — were myriad discussions exploring ways to teach technology and computer science skills more effectively. Kevin Nolten lent a voice […]
March 8, 2017

Kentucky Becomes the Second State in the US to Adopt the Federal Cyber Engineering Pathway Curricula Designed by NICERC for 9-12th Graders For Use In Its School Districts

After months of advocacy and planning by the Technology Association of Louisville Kentucky — which included an introduction to The National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC), a grant-funded program of the Department of Homeland Security — the Kentucky Department of Education has officially approved and adopted the Cyber Engineering […]
February 17, 2017

CenturyLink, City of Monroe and local school partner to invest in STEM education initiative

CenturyLink, Inc. is partnering with the City of Monroe, the Monroe City School System, the Ouachita Parish School System and the Cyber Innovation Center bring a nationally recognized STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) curriculum to local students. “CenturyLink is dedicated to enhancing the communities it serves in a meaningful […]
February 14, 2017

2016-2017 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit Continues To Grow and Benefit Local Students

Approximately 950 future innovators from Bossier, Caddo, Natchitoches, Sabine, and Webster Parishes and Miller County, Arkansas, registered to compete in the 2016-2017 Regional Autonomous Robotics Circuit (RARC) of Northwest Louisiana Competition 2 on Saturday, February 11, 2017, at the Bossier Civic Center. RARC is a series of three cyber and […]