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Cybersecurity Education in Maryland


October is cybersecurity education awareness month. November's focus is Cyber Career week. Plan ahead!


What's available?

  1. Opportunities for students.
    1. Cyberstart game for high school students with prizes each year.
    2. PicoCTF
  2. Teacher and administrator events and resources
    1. Lesson plans and resources on election security
    2. GenCyber camp for teachers are usually available each summer through Towson or UMGC
    3. What every teacher should know about personal cybersecurity in Maryland
    4. Earn recognition as a Common Sense school or district.
    5. Book a virtual field trip with the National Cryptologic Museum
    6. Guidelines on a well-rounded cyber curriculum for high school.
    7. Check out ongoing PD opportunities for teaching cyber at
  3. Free curriculum.
    1. Free Teach Cyber High School fully year curriculum. (Year 2 coming soon to develop a CTE pathway) Find more professional development at
    2. STEM, robotics, computational thinking and cyber curriculum from
    3. Middle School 9-week course developed in Maryland in collaboration with TeachCyber

Watch our video series on careers in cyber

This series is provided with the help and support of the National Cryptologic Museum Foundation, Towson University, and SANS.





Dianne O'Grady-Cunniff, dogrady at usmd dot edu
Director, Maryland Center for Computing Education

Dr. Megean Garvin, mgarvin at usmd dot edu
Director of Research, Maryland Center for Computing Education

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Maryland Center for Computing Education
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MCCE received initial support from the National Science Foundation, (MSP)2 Grant No. 0831970.