August 28, 2017

Louisiana Tech graduates first K-12 Cyber Education recipients

August 28, 2017 Summer 2017 marks the graduation of the first 20 Cyber Education Certificate recipients. K-12 educators and administrators from Caddo and Bossier Parishes in Louisiana as well as Arkansas and South Carolina have completed the four-course certificate sequence enabling them to add the cyber education teacher credential to […]
July 26, 2017

CIC project aids students with disabilities

July 26, 2017 When the Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) was approached by Virginia’s Dept. for the Blind and Vision Impaired (DBVI) to discuss curriculum and workforce opportunities for its client students, Chuck Gardner recognized a chance to do something truly unique. By the time Gardner and his team designed and implemented the specially crafted […]
July 25, 2017

New Robotics Academy Preps Youth with Disabilities for Jobs in Technology

July 25, 2017 Across the country, people with disabilities face barriers to employment. In Virginia, the Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities program offers training in information technology and modern manufacturing. Part of the initiative includes a robotics academy for young people with disabilities. To listen to audio, click here. […]
July 7, 2017

Virginia Robotics and Cyber Academy helps teens with disabilities gain technology skills

July 7, 2017 Some of the robots climb hills and others tell jokes. Students at the Virginia Robotics and Cyber Academy used their new coding skills to program robots to do a variety of activities. The five-day robotics academy, through the Career Pathways for Individuals with Disabilities, served 24 high […]