“The nation will require approximately one million more science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) professionals than what will be produced at current rates over the next decade.” - President’s Council of Advisors on Science & Technology February 2012 report to the President

Welcome to NICERC

The Cyber Innovation Center created the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) to advance its academic outreach and workforce development program. NICERC focuses on curriculum design, professional development, and collaboration in K-12 education. Project-driven curricula creates a context for the content at every level of learning. Professional development programs for K-12 teachers enable them to motivate creativity and innovation in students through problem-solving, critical thinking, and communication. The programs offered through NICERC provide a collaborative and comprehensive solution that fosters systemic change in education.

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Cyber Innovation Center

The Cyber Innovation Center (CIC) in Bossier City, Louisiana received a $5 million continuation grant from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on August 29, 2014. The fiscal year 2014 grant supports the continued, nation-wide expansion of the CIC's cyber education model. "We expect to reach over 2 million students and 15,000 teachers by 2020 - significantly expanding the pipeline of cyber professionals entering the U.S. workforce" says G.B. Cazes, Vice President of the Cyber Innovation Center. By partnering with universities and high schools, the CIC enables communities across the U.S. to develop cyber focused education and professional development programs to produce high- skilled, knowledge-based workers. These cyber professionals will help DHS improve critical infrastructure resiliency and address the growing cyber threat to public and private networks.

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