This Working Group will focus on the NICE Strategic Plan goal to Transform Learning to Build and Sustain a Diverse and Skilled Workforce. The group will conduct an ongoing environmental scan of programs, projects, and initiatives related to this strategic plan’s goals and objectives to assess the scope and sufficiency of efforts. The group will also identify gaps where more attention and effort is needed. The group will identify strategies and tactics to implement the corresponding objectives to this goal. The group will also develop corresponding metrics to measure progress and success. Transform Learning Process Working Group charter is available here.
This group will focus on the following NICE Strategic Plan goal and objectives:
Goal: Transform Learning to Build and Sustain a Diverse and Skilled Workforce
Executive Vice President, Advocacy, Global Markets
and Member Engagement
Associate Dean & Senior Director
ASCSIA, BSCSIA and MSCSIA Programs
Western Governors University - College of IT
NICE Program Office staff liaison: Rodney Petersen, NICE Director
Active Project Teams
Cybersecurity Educators Workforce Gap Project Team
This project team will seek to implement Objective 2.6 to "champion the development and recognition of teachers, faculty, and instructors as part of the in-demand workforce".
Project Leads: Mike Morris, Jasmine Jackson, Jessie Bolton
HOW TO JOIN: Members may indicate their interest in joining a project team either during a regular group meeting or by sending an email to the group at NICElearning [at] list.nist.gov (NICElearning[at]list[dot]nist[dot]gov). Instructions on how to become a member are located at the bottom of the webpage.
Use of Performance-Based Assessments to Measure Cybersecurity Competencies Project Team
This project team will sought to implement Objective 2.4 to “facilitate increased use of performance-based assessments to measure competencies and the capability to perform NICE Framework tasks”.
Project Leads: Mike Morris and Richard Spires
NICE Diversity and Inclusion Resources Project Team
This project team will sought to implement objective 2.1 to "foster proven learning methods and experiences shown to effectively build and sustain a diverse, inclusive, and skilled cybersecurity workforce”.
Project Lead: Nancy Austin
Two values from the NICE Strategic Plan are: Model Inclusion, advocating and enabling engagement of stakeholders from diverse backgrounds and with varying viewpoints and Share and Leverage Resources to support community-developed approaches and solutions. The list on this webpage aims to support these values by documenting activities that focus on providing opportunities and resources to underrepresented groups.
Sub-project Lead: Susana Barraza
Sub-project Lead: Jasmine Jackson
Sub-project Lead: Andrea Wingo
Improve the Quality and Availability of Cybersecurity Credentials Project Team
This project team was formed to implement Objective 2.3 to “improve the quality and availability of credentials (e.g., diplomas, degrees, certificates, certifications, badges) that validate competencies.”
Project Leads: Nancy Austin and Jeremy Rabson
Incorporating Cybersecurity Into A Public Service Education Project Team
This project team was formed to implement Objective 2.2 to “advocate for multidisciplinary approaches that integrate cybersecurity across varied curricula that support diverse learners from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.”
Project Leads: Andrew Artz, Jenee Saunders, and Randy Trzeciak
Members of this Working Group are part of the broader NICE Community Coordinating Council and will be added to it automatically. Google Groups is used for this group as a resource for communication.
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This group meets once a month. Meetings occur the second Tuesday of every month at 2pm ET. All meetings are held via Microsoft Teams unless otherwise indicated.