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GenCyber Teacher Camp: June 10-14, 2024

GenCyber is a nationwide program funded by the NSA and the National Science Foundation.

The GenCyber program provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K-12 level. The goals of the program are to:

  • increase interest in cybersecurity careers and diversity in the cybersecurity workforce of the nation; 
  • help all students understand correct and safe online behavior and how they can be good digital citizens;
  • improve teaching methods for delivery of cybersecurity content in K-12 curricula.

Westminster's GenCyber Teacher Program

The 2024 GenCyber Teacher Program at Westminster Schools of Augusta is a full year of workshop opportunities designed to help teachers develop the skills they will need to raise up the next generation of cyber stars! Through a series of engaging, hands-on activities, the selected teachers will learn how to integrate the basics of cybersecurity, algorithmic thinking, and computational problem-solving seamlessly into their curriculum. Please refer to the schedule below for the 2024 required and optional dates.

Date Time Event Location and Details
March 9, 2024 9:30a - 2:30p Pre-Camp Workshop #1
Mandatory
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Lunch and all supplies provided
April 20, 2024 9:30a - 2:30p Pre-Camp Workshop #2
Mandatory
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Lunch and all supplies provided
June 10 - 14, 2024 8a - 4:30p GenCyber Teacher Camp
Mandatory 5-day attendance

Westminster Schools of Augusta

  • Breakfast, lunch, snacks, and drinks will be provided each day.
  • Chromebook and all other supplies provided
  • $600 stipend issued after camp completion
July 16, 2024 9a - 3:30p Field Trip: Workshop #3
Mandatory
 
  • Field trip to explore the cyber industry in the CSRA
  • Lunch provided
  • $200 stipend issued after field trip
September 28, 2024 9:30a - 2:30p Workshop #4
Mandatory

Westminster Schools of Augusta

  • Lunch provided
  • $200 stipend issued after the workshop
October 16, 2024 5:45 - 7:30p Workshop #5
Optional
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Dinner provided
November 14, 2024 5:45 - 7:30p Workshop #6
Optional
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Dinner provided
January 23, 2025 5:45 - 7:30p Workshop #7
Optional
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Dinner provided

 

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Contact

Kendra Sue Finch 
Director of Educational Technology and Accreditation
kfinch@wsa.net

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Thank you to all of the middle school teachers who traveled near and far to participate in Westminster's 2023 GenCyber Program!

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