Cybersecurity Education Award

Source
United States Secretary of Education
Deadline
01/31/2020
Award
not specified
Website State(s)
AL, AK, AZ, AR, CA, CO, CT, DE, FL, GA, HI, ID, IL, IN, IA, KS, KY, LA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MN, MS, MO, MT, NE, NV, NH, NJ, NM, NY, NC, ND, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VT, VA, WA, WV, WI, WY, DC
Cluster(s)
Professional Development, School Climate
Purpose
For educators in the field of cybersecurity to honor their contribution to the education of our nation’s students. The award is presented annually to two educators—one at the elementary level and one at the secondary level—who demonstrate superior achievement in instilling skills, knowledge, and passion with respect to cybersecurity and cybersecurity-related subjects. The award recognizes demonstrated superior educator accomplishment as well as academic achievement by the educator’s students.
Eligibility
Educator applicants and nominees must: •Be an “educator” as defined in this announcement; •Instill in their students skills, knowledge, and passion with respect to cybersecurity or cybersecurity- related subjects, increase students’ awareness of cybersecurity issues, and encourage their students to explore further education and careers in cybersecurity or cybersecurity-related subjects as part of their teaching responsibilities at a public or private “elementary school” or “secondary school,” as defined in this announcement; •Be a full-time employee of the elementary school or secondary school, or school district, as determined by state and school district policies; •Teach in one of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, or the DoDEA schools; •Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident; and •Have not received this award before.