At NICERC, we believe teachers are key to helping students succeed. That’s why our curriculum specialists travel across the country, leading professional development workshops for K-12 teachers. Our hands-on sessions give you the resources and information that you need to teach our curriculum in your classroom and to help your students pursue cyber pathways. Take a look below to find the right PD opportunity for you.
Elementary Professional Development
Our elementary STEAM Fundamentals curriculum is currently and development and being piloted. If you’re interested in elementary workshops beginning in 2020, contact us through the form below.
Middle School Professional Development
STEM Explore Discover Apply (STEM EDA) workshops lead teachers through a sampling of STEM EDA modules while using the engineering design process and provides practical guidance on classroom implementation.
Cyber Fundamentals with micro:bit workshops guide teachers through the basics of block-based coding and how integrate the micro:bit in their classroom. No prior coding experience required!
High School Professional Development
NEW FOR 2020 – Cybersecurity workshops use an online simulated environment known as a cyber range to explore security tools, understand how various cyberattacks operate, and learn to detect and mitigate attacks. Teachers will learn how to prepare students to earn professional certifications like CompTIA Security+.
Cyber Literacy workshops provide an introduction to robotics while blending in programming, electricity, and elements of liberal arts.
Computer Science workshops introduce programming and algorithms using the Raspberry Pi.
Cyber Education Discovery Forum
The Cyber Education Discovery Forum is a multi-day workshop in the summer that offers a dynamic professional development experience elementary, middle, and high school teachers. This year, for the first time ever, all of the content will be delivered online, with a mix of live sessions, virtual office hours, and at-home projects. Sign up for a workshop track to walk through hands-on exercises in a particular course, and be sure to log in for keynote sessions throughout the week.
Interested in scheduling NICERC professional development?
Submit the form below and a NICERC specialist will be in touch!