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NICE Webinar: Educating Youth for a Cybersecurity Future

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NICE Webinar:  Educating Youth for a Cybersecurity Future
NICE Webinar: Educating Youth for a Cybersecurity Future

The PowerPoint slides used during this webinar can be downloaded here.

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NICE Webinar Chuck Gardner
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Dr. Chuck Gardner
Director of Curriculum

NICE Michael Connet
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Michael Connet
Associate Deputy Executive Director – Outreach and Partnership Development
Association for Career & Technical Education

Monique Miles
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Monique Miles
Vice President, Aspen Institute
Managing Director, Aspen Forum for Community Solutions
Director, Opportunity Youth Forum


The future of the security of cyberspace is dependent on future generations who can operate safely and securely in online environments and young people who are inspired to contribute to cybersecurity as a lifelong career.  This webinar will focus on:

  • How cybersecurity awareness or digital literacy campaigns can both increase online safety and attract students to technology and cybersecurity-related careers;
  • Approaches for introducing cybersecurity into educational curriculum in elementary, middle, and high schools across the curriculum, as focused courses, or as programs of study in Career Technical Education; and
  • Supporting “Opportunity Youth” (young people between the ages of 16 and 24 who are not enrolled in school or participating in the labor market) to explore cybersecurity as an area of study or careers.


Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE)

Cybersecurity CTE

Cybersecurity ACTE Blog

The Aspen Institute: Principles for Growing and Sustaining the Nation’s Cybersecurity Workforce  

The Aspen Institute: 16 More Industry Leaders Commit to Principles to Grow the Nation’s Cybersecurity Workforce 

The Aspen Institute: Who are Opportunity Youth? 

The Aspen Institute: The Global Youth Unemployment Challenge 


Created July 15, 2020, Updated December 21, 2020