WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

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 teaching an entire cybersecurity course to their students.

WHEN & WHERE

– We are offering a 10-Module Online Training Class Starting June 13, 2022

  • 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.   

WHAT

– 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 2022.

– 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.