Discover Cybersecurity: Week Five of Pilot Program Complete

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The Classroom of the Future Foundation’s (CFF) Career Discovery Cybersecurity Experience wrapped up in mid-December, with students at Health Sciences High & Middle College completing the final week of the program. During this culminating session, students presented their final cybersecurity infographic projects to a panel of industry experts, including Joe Gombos, Malware Analyst at Cylance Inc, Jerry Craft at Nth Generation, and Edgartt Melton, COO at VERT Solar Finance, via the Nepris platform.

“The experts’ passion about their jobs and advice for the students made it really fun.” – Mary Kraus, Teacher, Health Sciences High & Middle College

Each student prepared an infographic presentation that summarized the information that they had learned over the duration of the five-week program. Students then virtually presented to a panel of three cybersecurity industry experts, receiving feedback from them in real time. Check it out:

“It was amazing. Before the program I would have been very scared to do that!” – Student

This culminating session would not have been possible without Nepris. Nepris is a specialized platform that makes industry engagement part of the everyday classroom experience by empowering teachers to engage students in STEAM. Nepris facilitates virtual connections and effectively removes student barriers to access, while providing companies with the opportunity to efficiently extend their education outreach efforts. Thank you Nepris for supporting the Career Discovery Cybersecurity Experience!

We look forward to sharing the results of this pilot program and the huge impact it has made on the student participants in an upcoming blog post!

Take Action! 

If you are an educator that is interested in bringing this curriculum to your students, let us know.

If your company would like to get involved with a future cybersecurity curriculum, or help us develop another online curriculum on your growing industry sector, let us know.

Together, we can prepare our students for the jobs of the future.

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