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GenCyber Teacher Camp: June 13-17, 2022

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 2022 GenCyber Teacher Program at Westminster Schools of Augusta is a full year of workshop opportunities designed to help middle grades 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 2022 required and optional dates.

Date Time Event Location and Details
March 19, 2022 9a - 1:30p Pre-Camp Workshop #1
Mandatory
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Lunch and all supplies provided
April 30, 2022 9a - 1:30p Pre-Camp Workshop #2
Mandatory
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Lunch and all supplies provided
June 13 - 17, 2022 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
  • $700 stipend issued after camp completion
July 22, 2022 9a - 3p Field Trip: Workshop #3
Mandatory
Meet at Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Field trip to explore the cyber industry in the CSRA
  • Lunch and snack provided
  • $200 stipend issued after field trip complete
October 20, 2022 5:45p - 7:30p Workshop #4 and Dinner
Optional/Choose One
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Dinner provided
November 17, 2022 5:45p - 7:30p Workshop #5 and Dinner
Optional/Choose One
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Dinner provided
January 12, 2023 5:45p - 7:30p Workshop #6 and Dinner
Optional/Choose One
Westminster Schools of Augusta
  • Dinner provided

 

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

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