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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

K12 Subgroup Co-Chairs: 

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

Terrance Campbell
Credit: NICE


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

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Credit: Secure Decisions


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


image of Patrick Schultz

Current Project Teams: 

  1. Cybersecurity Across the Curriculum
  2. Professional Development for Teachers
  3. Career Technical Education (CTE) Program of Study (POS) Pathways and Early College
  4. National Cybersecurity Career Awareness Week
  5. K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference Planning
  6. K12 Educational Materials Repository Review and Recommendations

Accomplishments & Deliverables:

k12 implementation plan
  • NICE Strategic Plan review
  • Development of the K12 Implementation Plan
  • Development of Synergy between Cybersecurity and Computer Science one pager
  • Review and recommendations on cybersecurity concepts in the Computing Science Framework
  • Review and recommendations on cybersecurity concepts in the Computer Science Teacher’s Association (CSTA) Standards refresh
  • Development of K12 Cybersecurity Competitions one pager
  • Review and input to the Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education Cybersecurity Curricula 2017 (CSEC v.5)
  • Compilation and analysis of current state of K12 cybersecurity education, as well as gaps and recommendations
  • Population of K12 Cybersecurity Education Project Directory

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.




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Created April 25, 2017, Updated March 13, 2020