Current high school educators interested in or already teaching cybersecurity.
We cater to all levels!

When & Where

The 5-week synchronous / asynchronous class starts June 10th and runs to July 13th, 2024.

The in-person Summer Intensive will be hosted in three cities this year!

Tacoma, WA, Fargo, ND, & Idaho Falls, ID from July 23th – July 26th, 2023.

Transportation cost, housing, and meals are included.


Introduction to Cybersecurity

🔸 The Cybersecurity High School Innovations (CHI) objective is to train and prepare high school teachers to teach complete cybersecurity courses to high school students.

🔸The CHI Coalition will deliver a sustainable, systematic approach to developing high school cybersecurity teachers.
🔸 Prepare and support high school teachers with engaging cybersecurity curriculum and service, while integrating teaching the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Tasks through active learning methods.
🔸 Delivery design components combine the concepts of the flipped classroom and Just-in-Time teaching

Security+ Fundamentals Bootcamp

Previous CHI participants are encouraged to apply for Year 2! High school educators with a cybersecurity background are also welcomed to apply! 

🔹 The CHI Bootcamp prepares high school teachers to sit for the CompTIA Security+ certification. 
🔹 Learn Security+ concepts and prepare high school students to take the certification test.
🔹 The CHI Security+ Bootcamp develops teacher to mentor first year high school cybersecurity teachers.
🔹 Advance high school teachers’ knowledge and expertise with the industry recognized Security+ certification.
🔹 Build efficacy and understand the application of Security+ in the high school environment,

Competitions & Mentorship

Year 2 CHI Participants and educators with a cybersecurity background are encouraged to apply! 

🔸 The CHI Mentorship Bootcamp is suited for those looking to incorporate more CTFs and/or creating a National Cyber League team for their school. 
🔸Learn how to coach a Cybersecurity competition team
🔸 Create a generative learning environment
🔸 Prepare high school students to compete in the National Cyber League and other competitions
🔸 Apply technical curriculum content to a dynamic learning environment
🔸 Collaborate with industry professionals and volunteers to support cybersecurity club competitions  
🔸 Develop resources to advance and support cybersecurity club competitions.