The AIM Institute and Council Bluffs Community School District have partnered to host Iowa’sÂ first GenCyber camp. Attendees include female middle school students, as well as middle andÂ elementary school teachers.
The free, weeklong camp will build students’ knowledge of cybersecurity concepts and careersÂ as well as the practice of correct and safe online behaviors. Teachers will gain knowledge andÂ insight to improve teaching methods for delivering cybersecurity lessons within computerÂ science classrooms.
The technology field is growing faster than the average rate for all occupations. The amount ofÂ people employed in computer and information technology jobs is expected to grow 12Â percent by 2024, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The median wage for these jobs isÂ more than twice the median annual wage for all occupations.
GenCyber is a joint National Security Agency/National Science Foundation program thatÂ provides summer cybersecurity camp experiences for students and teachers at the K-12 level.
Tuesday, June 13
9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Abraham Lincoln High School
1205 Bonham Avenue
Council Bluffs, IA 51503