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K12 Subgroup


Develop strategies and recommendations for filling the national cybersecurity pipeline through a K12 Cybersecurity Education Implementation Plan. View the full K12 Subgroup Charter here

To join this group, email with the subject line: “K12 Subscribe”, and with your full name and email address in the body of the message. This group meets the second Wednesday of every month at 3:30 pm Eastern Time.

K12 Subgroup Co-Chairs: 

Terrance Campbell

Terrance R. Campbell - MA Ed, MSISM,
Executive Director - YOUR Center
Technical Support and Community Engagement Mgr - CCTE Cybersecurity Teacher - Shelby County Schools
Technology Mgr - Wayne State University College of Education VAC Program

Credit: Secure Decisions

Laurin Buchanan, CISSP,
Principal Investigator
Secure Decisions, a division of Applied Visions, Inc. 


Patrick Schultz,
National Business Professionals of America, Director of Technology Integration and;
Founder of MICE (Michigan Initiative for Cybersecurity Education)

Active Projects: 

  • Removing Roadblocks for Hands-on Cybersecurity Experiences in K12 - Developing a resource that highlights the advantages and addresses stakeholders’ concerns will help remove the roadblocks that keep schools from supporting hands-on cybersecurity curriculum and competitions. View the full project charter here.
  • Career Technical Education (CTE) Programs and Programs of Study (POS) - Curation of known CTE programs and educational resources and development of Toolkit of how to develop a successful CTE Cybersecurity Program. View the full project charter here.
  • K12 Educational Materials: Content Review and Repository Recommendations - Collection and review of K12 educational materials that can be used to inspire cybersecurity career awareness with students in elementary school, stimulate cybersecurity career exploration in middle school, and enable cybersecurity career preparedness in high school. View the full project charter here.
  • K12 Cybersecurity Educational Instructional Professional Development (PD) Series - Determining the professional development needs of K-12 educators in delivering K-12 cybersecurity content and outlining best practices for delivering cybersecurity instruction in the K-12 setting that have proven effective in similar disciplines. View the full project charter here.


k12 implementation plan


Active Programs:





  • NICE Program Office
    (301) 975-5048
    100 Bureau Dr.
    Gaithersburg, MD 20899
Created April 25, 2017, Updated August 6, 2020