GENSYBER is a national initiative that is supported by the National Science Foundation and the National Security Agency. This program has the following objectives:
- Increase interest in cybersecurity careers and diversity in the cybersecurity workforce of the nation.
- Help all students understand correct and safe online behavior.
- Improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity content for K-12 curricula
This project will host one free (no cost to participants), five-weekday day camp in summer 2018. Instruction will be delivered by a team of professors with numerous backgrounds but established expertise in cybersecurity teaching and research. The combined camp will provide a uniformly distributed, engaging blend of delivery that includes direct instruction, group activities, structured discovery, and hands-on, laboratory, and informal instructional techniques to both individual and combined cohorts. Upon completion of the camp, participants will have a strong understanding of cybersecurity in addition to mastering basic skills that help them be safer online. Teachers participating are eligible to earn Act 48 continuing education credits. Please note, this program is open to both teachers AND STUDENTS!!!! Click here for more details: https://www.iup.edu/compsci/events/iupgencyber/