GenCyber Teacher Camps
Lehigh Carbon Community College will offer two one-week cybersecurity summer camps for educators in Lehigh, Carbon, and Schuylkill counties and beyond.
The Lehigh Carbon GenCyber
Teacher Camps will assist teachers in learning computer components, computer networks, cryptography, cybersecurity, safe online behavior, and cyber ethics. The principle objective will be to develop lesson plans for the classroom.
The goal of the GenCyber program is to increase interest in cybersecurity careers and diversity in the cybersecurity workforce, help students understand correct and safe online behavior, and improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity content in K-12 curricula.
GenCyber’s Cybersecurity First Principles and Concepts will be integrated throughout the program content.
The camps will be held remotely using synchronous activities via Zoom.
(Equipment necessary to Zoom may be borrowed from LCCC if needed.) Materials and supplies necessary for the camps will be available for pick-up or can be shipped before the course date. Materials may be kept.
Through a follow-up program, the camps instructors will support the teachers as they gain confidence in inserting cybersecurity concepts into their courses. There will be two half-day, required follow-up workshops to interact and connect with fellow classmates in the fall and spring.
Each teacher will be paid a stipend of $100 per day and receive 3 credits for participation in the one-week camps. There is also a $50 stipend for the fall and spring follow-ups.
Note: as this is a credit course, those who are selected will need to become an LCCC student. Once accepted, instructions will be provided. It’s easy.
Camps instructors are:
The 7-12 camp will run from June 21st to June 25th
- Susan Miner, Professor of Computer Science and Coordinator of the Cyber Center at LCCC
- Sami Jo Eckhart, teacher of Business, Computers, and Information Technology at Parkland High School
- Carol Dickerson, Library Media Specialist at Parkland High School
- Robert J. Ritter, Adjunct Instructor of Computer Science CIS/Networking at LCCC
The K-6 camp will run from July 12th to July 16th
If you need any additional information, please contact Alan Jeffery at (610)-799-1050 x3705 or GenCyberLV@lccc.edu
* National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation