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Colorado Mesa University (CMU) is proud to host GenCyber workshop for middle and high school teachers during the summer of 2021. The GenCyber program, sponsored by NSA and NSF, aims to ignite and sustain cybersecurity interest at the K-12 level by aligning its curriculum with the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (NCAE-C) program.

K-12 Teacher Workshop 2021

This four-day workshop for K-12 teachers will take place from July 6 to July 9, 2021 from 8 am to 4 pm each day. The workshop will be taught by CMU computer science and cyber security faculty at the Maverick Innovation Center (730 Mesa Ave, Grand Junction, CO). Participants will earn a stipend of $230 and a Sphero Bolt robot ($150 value). Lunch and snacks will be provided during the workshop.

Learning outcomes

  • Participants will be able to teach the basics of GenCyber principles and concepts.
  • Participants will take home at least 2 completed lesson plans to use in their classrooms.
  • Participants will be able to use basic security tools and techniques they need to carry out hands-on projects.
  • Participants will be able to teach the importance of cybersecurity and job opportunities.


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Deadline July 1, 2021