Current high school cybersecurity teachers or teachers interested in teaching cybersecurity. In this course, teachers will be introduced to the core ideas of cybersecurity that will be used as a guide to teach an entire cybersecurity course to their students.


  • The PESB High School Computer Science Initiative objective is to train and prepare high school teachers to pass their Computer Science endorsement and be ready to teach a complete cybersecurity course to high school students in the fall 2023.
    • We believe in the power of peer-to-peer connection in learning cybersecurity. Our program provides mentorship throughout the course to prepare and support high school teachers to learn basic principles and concepts essential to teaching cybersecurity.
    • Provide a foundation in cybersecurity’s principles including the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Tasks required in the field.
    • Delivery design components combine the concepts of the flipped classroom and Just-in-Time teaching
    • All course outcomes are designed using Bloom’s Taxonomy and use active learning methodologies.
    • Career assessment and guidance are embedded into the classroom exercises providing students access to clear pathways to continue their cybersecurity education.
    • Gain a solid foundation with additional resources to prepare for and pass an endorsement.

When & Where

  • We are offering a 10-Module Online Training Class Starting June 13, 2023
  • Mentors are provided.
  • District support is a condition of this initiative. This will enable students to access internet-based labs and tools, as noted in the grant.