Champlain College GenCyber High School Teacher Summer Program

Champlain College GenCyber High School Teacher Summer ProgramJune 25–29, 2018
Burlington, VT

Description:

Champlain College is pleased to host a five-day summer workshop in cybersecurity for high school teachers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) fields. This workshop will provide high school educators with specific lesson plans based on the 10 First Principles of Cybersecurity.

Champlain College is proud to partner with GenCyber for this workshop. With funding provided by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation, the GenCyber [HR1] program aims to boost interest and awareness of cybersecurity careers and increase diversity in the cybersecurity workforce in the United States.

Goals:

The program will foster the participants' understanding of cybersecurity concepts and encourage promotion of the field within their schools and communities. Participants will leave the program with the understanding of how to integrate cybersecurity into their course curriculum as well as the confidence to teach cybersecurity lesson plans.

The lesson plans covered require minimal technical resources to implement in the classroom.

Stipend:

A stipend of $1,000 will be provided for completing the summer course; participants may use the stipend for overnight stay. Breakfast, lunch, snacks and coffee/tea will be provided each day.

Instructors:

This program is taught by full-time faculty from Champlain College's Cybersecurity program.

Where:

The workshop will take place at Champlain College in Burlington, Vermont.

Application:

Participants do not need any prior background or experience in security or computers to attend. Please send a statement of interest along with your name, contact information, and overview of your teaching background to agoldstein@champlain.edu, and we will get back to you promptly. There are a limited number of seats in the workshop, so it is best to apply early to secure a spot.

Sponsors:

GenCyber teacher workshops and student camps are sponsored jointly by the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency.

National Science Foundation: GenCyber Sponsor   National Security Agency: GenCyber Sponsor