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Pathway to Advancement in Cybersecurity Education (PACE) Webcast

  • 13 Jan 2021
  • 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Online Meeting

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Join Cypress College as they discuss their Pathway to Advancement in Cybersecurity Education (PACE) program. Learn about the various program opportunities, certificate pathways and technological platforms they utilize. After the webcast there will be a live Q&A with the hosts from Cypress College.

K-12 public education is developed on principles that all students need a solid foundation of core academic knowledge and life skills to be successful. In reality, this has translated into a single goal of preparing students for 4-year colleges rather than providing a multi-faceted approach to career development. As a consequence, high school dropout rates are still a major concern even for relatively affluent districts. Furthermore, high school graduates are not necessarily ready to complete or transfer to 4-year schools as is evident from the low completion rates.

A guided Cybersecurity pathway that builds on cyber content developed during middle school years is most likely to succeed. Introducing a dual enrollment pathway as early as 9th grade with multiple educational and employment exit points is applicable to a wider student population and will positively impact high school and college drop out rates. The overall goal of this innovation is to develop and implement a Pathway to Advancement in Cybersecurity Education, or PACE, from middle school all the way to a 4-year College with multiple opportunities for employment exit points.

Date: January 13th, 2021

Time: 8:00 pm ET

Zoom information will be sent after registration is complete. 

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