Education Policy Analyst, U.S. Department of Education
Mr. Albert Palacios is an Education Specialist in the Division of Academic and Technical Education at the U.S. Department of Education focusing on College and Career Transitions. He collaborates with the Senior Advisor on STEM Education on cybersecurity issues and participates on the National Initiative on Cybersecurity Education committee. He manages the Rigorous Programs of Study grant program to promote the alignment of high school career and technical programs with postsecondary education and contributes his expertise in information technology, advanced manufacturing, transportation, virtual environments, and STEM, to career and technical education.
Dr. Ambareen Siraj
Associate Professor, Computer Science Department; Tennessee Tech Director, Cybersecurity Education Research and Outreach Center; WiCyS Founder and Chair
Siraj is the Director of Cybersecurity Education, Research, and Outreach Center at Tennessee Tech and Associate Professor of CS. She is Founder of the Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS) Initiative. She leads several funded projects including NSF Cybercorps and NSA GenCyber camp at Tennessee Tech.
Coordinator of Computer Science, Arkansas Department of Education (ADE)
Anthony Owen currently serves as Arkansas’s Coordinator of Computer Science. Owen received a B.S. in math with a minor in education and CS and a M.S.E. in Ed Leadership from Henderson State University; a J.D. from the Bowen School of Law in 2013; and was admitted to the Arkansas Bar in 2014.
Clinical Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences, Towson University
Dr. Blair Taylor is a Clinical Associate Professor in the department of Computer and Information Sciences. Her project, Security Injections @ Towson, includes security modules for integrating security across the undergraduate computing curriculum and is a national model for teaching secure coding to introductory programming students. She also runs SPLASH which offers Secure Programming Logic for college credit to high school girls. Her latest project, Cyber4All, involves developing an interdisciplinary minor in cybersecurity available to any undergraduate, with special emphasis on the needs of business, healthcare management, and criminal justice majors.
Researcher/Writer/Instructor, Hacker Highschool
Bob Monroe volunteers for Hacker Highschool as a writer/researcher and instructor. He has been involved in digital security since 1989.
Executive Director, the Center for Defense and Homeland Security (CDHS) at Fayetteville State University; Co-Founder and President, K3 Enterprises, Inc
Dr. Brian Kent is the Executive Director for the Center for Defense and Homeland Security (CDHS) at Fayetteville State University. The CDHS serves as a catalyst in developing the next generation of national security and disaster preparedness STEM professionals and leverages its partnerships with the military commands, National Laboratories, and local and national defense businesses to expand the level and diversity of research. Brian is also the Co-Founder/President of K3 Enterprises, Inc. He has over three decades of experience in the Defense Industry, most recently the manager of a diverse consulting organization with current core competencies in Communications, Analysis (C5ISR) and Training. His other areas of specialty are in Technology Transfer/Transition and DoD Acquisition/Defense Contracting. He earned his Masters Degree in Management Technology from Murray State University and later completed his PhD in Business (Dissertation: Technology Acceptance) at Trident University. He holds an active (DoD) Security Clearance.
Brian P. Taylor
Computer Networking Instructor, Cybersecurity Networking Academy
Brian Taylor is a fourth year instructor for the Cybersecurity Networking Academy at the Applications & Research Lab (ARL) in Howard County, MD. His 11th and 12th grade students learn Cisco Routing & Switching objectives to prepare for the CCENT and CCNA exams, as well as cybersecurity modules developed in cooperation with advisors from the industry. He is also an adjunct in the Division of Business and Computer Systems at Howard Community College, where he has taught CompTIA A+ prep courses for five years.
Carlos J. Garcia
Instructor, Capital Area Career Center
Mr. Carlos Garcia joined the staff at the Capital Area Career Center of Mason, Michigan in 2015; starting the first Cyber Security and Digital Forensics program in the State. The new two year program provides opportunities for high school students to obtain college credits in cyber security/computer networking and up to nine industry leading certifications. He is a former law enforcement officer, network technician, and United States Army retiree with almost 27 years of service. Mr. Garcia holds the following certifications: CompTIA A+ Computer Technician, Network+ and Security+ Certification, Microsoft Technology Associate - Networking, is a Cisco Instructor in IT Essentials, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco Network Security, and Cisco Healthcare IT. He has 14 years of high school teaching experience in the Cisco Networking Academy, Microsoft IT Academy, and VMWare Academy programs. Mr. Garcia has eleven years of experience as an Adjunct Professor and part time lecturer at several post-secondary institutions. He has taught classes at Jackson College and Baker College of Jackson and currently teaches at Washtenaw Community College and Eastern Michigan University. In 2010, he earned dual teacher certifications in Law Enforcement and Information Technology. Mr. Garcia earned a Baccalaureate Degree in Criminal Justice Administration from Concordia University, and obtained his Master's Degree in Information Security from Eastern Michigan University. He plans to pursue a Doctorate Degree in Information Technology Education.
Cynthia N. Mejoia Colin
Outreach Coordinator, National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC)
Cynthia Mejia Colin is an outreach coordinator at the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC). Cynthia develops partnerships with national, state, and local government and non-profit organizations to help spread awareness of NCMEC and the many programs and resources available.
Christopher Burk is a graduate student at California State University, San Bernardino’s Information Decision Sciences Department where he is studying cybersecurity. He is a National Science Foundation Scholarship for Service CyberCorps scholar and a member of the college’s MBA Student Ambassador’s program. Christopher has been involved in K-12 service activates including GenCyber and Boy Scouts of America for more than 9 years.
Professor and Department Chair for Computer Information Systems, Cal Poly Pomona
Dr. Dan Manson is Professor and Department Chair for Computer Information Systems at Cal Poly Pomona. Dan has been co-Principal Investigator on four National Science Foundation ATE grants. Dan hosts a weekly YouTube show on cybersecurity competitions on the YouTube CyberFed channel.
Lead for Academic Engagement, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)
Dr. Davina Pruitt-Mentle serves as Lead for Academic Engagement of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Prior to joining NICE, she was a senior researcher and policy analyst for Educational Technology Policy, Research and Outreach (ETPRO) and served as the Co-PI for the National Science Foundation (NSF) supported National Cyberwatch Center (NCC). Previous to NCC leadership, she served as faculty within the College of Education at the University of Maryland, College Park, and served as Director of Educational Technology Outreach within the College of Education at UMCP from 2001-2008. She has spent the past 20 years conducting research on student and educator cyberawareness, and developing programs to help increase the cybersecurity workforce pipeline. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Technology Policy from the University of Maryland, her M.Ed from Lynchburg College, and her B.S. from Virginia Tech.
Director, Virginia Cyber Range
Dr. David Raymond is Deputy Director of Virginia Tech’s IT Security Lab and teaches cybersecurity and networking courses in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering. David has been involved in cybersecurity education for over 10 years at West Point and Virginia Tech.
Dr. Debra A. Nakama
Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs, University of Hawaii Maui College
Dr. Debra A. Nakama is the Principal Investigator for a National Science Foundation Scholarship for Service two-year study designed to increase the number of minorities and women succeeding in college level cybersecurity education.
Curriculum and Certification Committee Chair, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
Deborah Seehorn retired in July 2015 as a Business, Finance, and IT Education Consultant at the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction (NCDPI). Before working at the NCDPI, Deborah taught high school business in Whiteville and Hallsboro, NC. Prior to those teaching positions, Deborah taught Basic and COBOL programming, Database Management, and Microcomputer Systems at San Juan Community College in Farmington, New Mexico. Prior to that, she taught Algebra I and Basic Computer Programming to 9th graders at Tsé Bit 'ai Junior High School in Shiprock, New Mexico. She began her career at Lejeune High School in Camp Lejeune, NC, teaching high school mathematics. In July 2016, she completed her term serving as Past-Chair of the CSTA Board of Directors. She is Co-Chair of the 2016 CSTA K-12 Computer Science Standards Revision Task Force.
Director, InfoSec Operations and Cyber Initiatives, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Instructional Specialist for Computer Science and Technology Education, Charles County Public Schools
Managing Director, Pricewaterhouse Coopers; fmr. Program Executive Officer, Enterprise Information Systems, U.S. Navy
Gregory Shannon, Ph.D
Assistant Director for Cybersecurity Strategy, White House Office of Science and Technology Policy, National Security & International Affairs
Dr. Greg Shannon is the Chief Scientist for the CERT® Division at Carnegie Mellon University's Software Engineering Institute, expanding cybersecurity research, advancing national and international research agendas, and promoting data-driven science for cybersecurity. Shannon is currently on part-time detail to the White House Office of Science & Technology Policy as the Assistant Director for Cybersecurity Strategy. Shannon has served as the first Chair of IEEE's Cybersecurity Initiative and the General Chair for the IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy (2015). He cofounded the Workshop on Learning from Authoritative Security Experiment Results (LASER, www.laser-workshop.org). He has testified before Congress on cybersecurity, science for security, critical infrastructure, resilience, and cyber threats.
Shannon received a BS in Computer Science from Iowa State University with minors in Mathematics, Economics, and Statistics. He earned his MS and PhD in Computer Sciences at Purdue University, with a fellowship from the Packard Foundation. He is a member of ACM and a Senior Member of IEEE.
Jarvis Sulcer, Ph.D
Director of Education, STEMBoard
Jarvis serves as the Director of Education for STEMBoard where he leads STEM education programming, institutional research and evaluation. Prior to joining STEMBoard, he was the Academic Director, Director of Education Programs and President/Chief Education Officer of the Level Playing Field Institute in Oakland, California. He holds a master's and doctorate degree in Nuclear Science and Engineering from Cornell University and a bachelor’s degree in Physics from Southern University, a historically black college.
Information Technology Department Chair, Anne Arundel County Public Schools
IT Department Chair at the Center of Applied Technology South in Anne Arundel County Public Schools. (Maryland) He has coached award winning Cyber competition teams and has been a national award winner both as an Instructor and Program leader by Cisco. Students have a 100% success rate in gaining at least one IT certification and three college credits for the last four years in his program.
Cybersecurity Coordinator, Virginia Department of Education
After a long teaching career, Judy joined the VA Department of Education. Her responsibilities include serving as the Business and IT specialist and as coordinator for Microsoft Imagine Academy, Cybersecurity Education, and the Economics and Personal Finance graduation requirement.
Ed.D, Curriculum Design - Professional Development, San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Kathleen Steele has been a classroom teacher, an administrator, as well as an undergraduate and graduate school faculty member. She has been with the San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools for 13 years and has played a leadership role in various capacities, including instructional design, professional development, and oversight for large state and federal projects.
She has been a driving force in the creation of CYBER SB, the Center for Learning and Leadership. Kathleen was awarded the Excellence in Partnership Award by the Inland Empire/Desert Regional Consortium, and has been recognized for her efforts by the California League of Schools as Administrator of the Year in 2008 and by the California Association of School Administrators as Central Office Administrator of the Year in 2011. She received her doctorate in Organizational Leadership from the University of La Verne in 2010.
Dr. Kelley Misata
Research - Privacy Advocate, Purdue University
Kelley Misata, Ph.D., combines 15 years in leadership with passion for facilitating critical conversations in responsible digital citizenship and privacy. She brings a fearless approach due to her unique perspective as a cyberstalking survivor. Kelley holds a Ph.D. in Information Security from Purdue specializing in organizations working with victims of violence, along with an MBA in Marketing.
Mr. Kevin Nolten, M.B.A.
Deputy Director, National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center, Cyber Innovation Center
Kevin Nolten currently serves as the Deputy Director of the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC) the academic division of the Cyber Innovation Center, headquartered in Bossier City, Louisiana. In this role, he is responsible for NICERC operations where he oversees the development and distribution of STEM and Cyber curricula, professional development, and other resources for K-12 educators, school systems, and state departments of education across the country. Kevin is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s in Business Administration. Kevin served as an Assistant Principal of a K-8 school in Louisiana prior to joining the Cyber Innovation Center and is truly passionate about education.
Director of Partnerships, BrightBytes
Kyle has spent over 20 years designing and implementing solutions to integrate technology in classrooms. Prior to BrightBytes, Kyle led sales teams at Blackboard, K12 & Education Elements. Kyle studied at the University of Tennessee and is based in North Carolina.
Associate Director of Vulnerability Management, IIT Consulting
With over 15 years of Cyber and Information security experience, Jason has been at the forefront of the fight to keep criminals away from personal data and keep information safe. With keynote addresses at Interpol, Microsoft and IEEE, Jason has been able to bring the private sector and governmental agencies together for effective results and protect those that need it most. Jason has been a key presenter for the Chamblee and Alpharetta High School Teen Summits over the past 5 years inspiring young adults to pursue careers in Cyber Security and become involved in the shaping of our digital future. He also has acted as a mentor for those interested in Information Security careers, conducting study groups to help educate the next generation regarding digital warfare. He currently works for IIT consulting in Atlanta, Georgia helping to protect one of the world’s largest payment processing companies.
Co-Founder and CTO, STEMBoard
John co-founded STEMBoard in 2013. Prior to STEMBoard, he was co-founder and chief technology officer at APX Labs, a leader in augmented reality software and mobile solutions. John brings vast experience in working with the U.S military, government and private sectors. John is a recipient of the ESGR Patriot Award for his compassion and support of the guard and their families. He holds bachelor’s and master’s degrees in computer engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.
Educator and Community Liaison, Early College Program in Cybersecurity, Howard County Public Schools, Applications and Research Lab
LaRee Siddiqui, MSW is the Community Liaison for the Early College Program in Cybersecurity with Howard County Public Schools. There, she focuses on incorporating specialized advising and building effective community partnerships to ensure students succeed from the classroom to the workplace.
Deputy Chief, FCC Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau
Lisa Fowkles has over 20 years experience as an effective leader, manager and attorney in the telecommunications field. Her career spans both the public and private sectors and has focused on a diverse range of subject matters including public safety, cyber security, network reliability, broadband, mobile services, broadcast regulation, competition in the video marketplace, spectrum allocation and auctions and licensing. Fowkles has led several major FCC rulemakings, investigations and enforcement actions and, as a private attorney, has represented public safety, public utilities, defense contractors, educational institutions, cable competitors and broadcasters before the FCC As a senior executive at the FCC, Fowlkes also devotes much of her time recruiting new legal talent and coaching young managers and staff on the importance of professional development so that they can compete for future career opportunities.
Executive Director, Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA)
Mark R. Nelson is the Executive Director at the Computer Science Teachers Association (CSTA). He is an accomplished scholar, teacher and executive with a collaborative leadership style and a passion for "missions that matter." He earned a Ph.D. with distinction in Information Science, an MBA, and a certified Association Executive (CAE) designation.
Chair, Cybersecurity Director, Curriculum, National Cyberwatch Center, Northern Virginia Community College
Dr. Margaret Leary, CISSP, CIPP/G, CRISC, CEH is the Bersoff Endowed Cybersecurity Chair at Northern Virginia Community College. She also serves as the Director of Curriculum for the National CyberWatch Center (NCC), a NSF-funded National Center focused on developing cybersecurity educational standards, and has been a member of the NCC Leadership Team for the past 10 years.
President & CEO, iKeepSafe
Marsali Hancock is the founding president of iKeepSafe, an international network of policy leaders, educators, law enforcement workers, technology experts and advocates that track internet-connected devices’ effects on children. In her role, Ms. Hancock engages with both national and international groups on digital citizenship issues, which include cyber safety, security, ethics and responsibility. She manages iKeepSafe’s business development, strategic plans, and partnerships.
Computer Science Teacher, Charles County Public Schools
Melody Stahl is a computer science teacher in Charles County, Maryland where she teaches AP Computer Science Principles using Code.org curriculum. She also serves as her school’s webmaster and is actively involved in Cybersecurity education. She earned her MA in Educational Technology Leadership from George Washington University and her BA in Education from the University of South Florida.
Senior Director, Outreach and Partner Development, Association for Career and Technical Education
Michael Connet is the Senior Director of Outreach and Partner Development at the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE). Michael is responsible for promoting the impact of CTE on America’s learners and supporting the development and growth of the Associations’ service to 200,000+ professionals engaged in preparing America’s next generation of workers.
Executive DIrector, National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA)
Michael Kaiser has been the Executive Director of National Cyber Security Alliance since 2008. Mr. Kaiser engages industry, government and nonprofit leaders in NCSA’s far-reaching efforts, including the STOP. THINK. CONNECT. campaign, National Cyber Security Awareness Month, Data Privacy Day and the National Cybersecurity Education Council. Mr. Kaiser has more than 25 years of senior level nonprofit program and management experience in local and national nonprofit organizations and is a featured speaker at local, national and international conferences.
Chief Academic Officer, Code.org
Code.org is a non-profit dedicated to promoting computer science education. His passion is to bring computer science opportunities to every school and student in the United States.
Associate Professor, Computer Science, Radford University
Dr. Uppuluri is the Coordinator for the Center for Information Security and an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Radford University. His research is primarily in system security and cybersecurity education. His work in developing curriculum for K12 and K12 teachers is being supported through multiple NSA grants.
Rayford B. Vaughn, Ph.D
Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Distinguished Professor of Computer Science, the University of Alabama in Huntsville
Dr. Vaughn received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Kansas State University in 1988 in the area of Cybersecurity. Prior to entering academia, he completed a career in the US Army retiring as a Colonel followed by three years as Vice President of Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) Integration Services, EDS Government Systems. His research interests are cybersecurity and software engineering with a special focus on industrial control systems security. Dr. Vaughn has over 100 publications to his credit, has obtained more than $40M in funded research projects. In May of 2013, he joined the University of Alabama in Huntsville as the Vice President for Research and Economic Development overseeing approximately $100M in annual research expenditures, twelve research centers, contracts and grants, proposal development, technology commercialization, and research security. Dr. Vaughn is a frequent speaker at cybersecurity events.
Rebecca Gurley Bace
Chief Strategist, Center for Forensics, Information Technology and Security (CFITS) at the University of South Alabama; President/CEO, Infidel, Inc.
Becky Bace is an internationally recognized expert in cyber security and intrusion detection. She is Chief Strategist for the Center for Forensics, IT and Security (CFITS) at the University of South Alabama, and President/CEO of Infidel, Inc. She has been named one of the most influential women in IT security on several occasions over the last decade (most recently as one of the "Five Most Influential Women in Security" by SC Magazine in 2014.) Bace has served as a Technical VP of In-Q-Tel, Venture Consultant for Trident Capital, and as a research program director and senior engineer for the National Security Agency. She's written two textbooks, contributed chapters to five others (including the last three editions of the practice handbook for the Information security profession) as well as a NIST special publication on Intrusion Detection and Response.
Founder, Cyber Warrior Princess; CISSP
Rebecca Onuskanich is the founder of Cyber Warrior Princess. She spent eight years in the Air Force as an intelligence analyst working in cybersecurity. She deployed to the Middle East to help safeguard systems in theater and served as the Security Manager for US Central Command. She received the code name “Cyber Warrior Princess” as she was the only female on the team, but was always the one sent in to make things happen! Rebecca specializes in utilizing her cyber intel expertise and her advanced cyber training to help organizations navigate an increasingly threatening cyber world. Her passion is cybersecurity education and she started the Cyber Warrior Princess to educate young females on the skills crucial for being a great security analyst.
Founder & CEO, LifeJourney
Rick Geritz is Founder and CEO of LifeJourney, Chairman of CyberMaryland and Chairman of the Industry Committee advising the White House on the National Initiative for Cyber Education (NICE) Initiative.
Fellow, The Institute for Fundamental Cyber Security
Richard Krock is known for bringing a practical side to issues in cyberspace and for asking tough questions, even when they are not comfortable. He has a broad background that spans the lifecycles for products and services we use on the Internet. He has led public-private partnership initiatives not only in the U.S. but also in Europe, Asia, and Australia and the Middle East. Rick was elected by industry peers to chair the Network Reliability Steering Committee, an equivalent to the National Transportation Safety Board for cyberspace in the U.S. He held numerous leadership and other positions supporting the activities of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), the Federal Communications Commission (FCC)’s Network Reliability and Interoperability Council and the U.S. President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC). Earlier in his career, as Director of Technical Support of Ameritech, he played an historic role as the head of restoration efforts for the biggest telecom disaster in U.S. history, the Great Hinsdale Fire of 1988. He has been a member of the prestigious Bell Labs Network Reliability & Security Office and a featured speaker to thousands in audiences across five continents. Rick is an inventor with 15 US patents that include applications such as enabling emergency calls in a restricted crisis area, defeating improvised explosive devices in the battlefield, mobile network energy conservation and a heart rate triggered security system. Rick holds degrees in electrical engineering and business administration.
Director, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)
Rodney Petersen is the director of the National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE) at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). He previously served as the Managing Director of the EDUCAUSE Washington Office and a Senior Government Relations Officer. He founded and directed the EDUCAUSE Cybersecurity Initiative and was the lead staff liaison for the Higher Education Information Security Council. Prior to joining EDUCAUSE, he worked at two different times for the University of Maryland - first as Campus Compliance Officer in the Office of the President and later as the Director of IT Policy and Planning in the Office of the Vice President and Chief Information Officer. He also completed one year of federal service as an Instructor in the Academy for Community Service for AmeriCorps' National Civilian Community Corps. He is the co-editor of a book entitled "Computer and Network Security in Higher Education". He received his law degree from Wake Forest University and bachelors degrees in political science and business administration from Alma College. He was awarded a certificate as an Advanced Graduate Specialist in Education Policy, Planning, and Administration from the University of Maryland.
Associate Professor, Computer and Information Sciences, Towson University
Dr. Siddharth Kaza is an Associate Professor in the Computer and Information Sciences department at Towson University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Management Information Systems from the University of Arizona. His interests lie in cybersecurity education, data mining, and application development. Dr. Kaza’s work has been published in top-tier journals and conferences like Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions, ACM Transactions, Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology and various international conferences and has been funded by the National Science Foundation, Department of Defense, and the Maryland Higher Education Commission.
Chief, College of Cyber, National Cryptologic School, National Security Agency
Director of Technology & Cyber Science, LifeJourney
Mr. Morrill earned his bachelor’s degree from Villa Julie College (now Stevenson University). He spent 11 years at Stevenson University serving as Manager of Network and Enterprise Systems. Currently, as Loyola's Director of Technology, he oversees all software and hardware integration to the classrooms. Due to Steve's leadership, Loyola's Cyber Science initiative is nationally recognized.
Senior, George Mason University
Teresa Kasmark is a senior at George Mason University pursuing her Bachelor of Science in Applied Information Technology with a concentration in Information Security. Previously Teresa attended Northern Virginia Community College, where she graduated with an Associates of Science Degree. Teresa is an avid hiker and current member of the IEEE. She lives in Fairfax, with her husband and two children.
Director, Center of Excellence in Cyber Security
Tom Sahin initiated the Microsoft IT Academy for the Alamo District at St. Philip’s College, assisted in the formation of the Information Technology Security Academy (ITSA) for the Alamo Colleges, and initiated and achieved the National Security Association course mapping. He is a member of the Faculty Team who initiated the Cyber Tigers security student organization at St. Philip’s College, where he initiated and built the Network Administrator AAS degree program and extend the degree program to high school dual credit program. Sahin initiated and built Cyber Security AAS degree program and extended the degree program to high school dual credit program. He is the recipient of an NSF grant to help train K-12 teachers in cyber security topics, and has hosted student summer camps in the cyber security field.
Educational Consultant, VESTED Educational Development
Yvonne Thayer has spent her career leading school improvement efforts. She now focuses on workforce development at the K-12 and community college levels, emphasizing the necessity of STEM and cyber education as fundamental for 21st Century careers. She holds a doctorate from Columbia University.
Assistant Director and Professor, Cybersecurity Center, Department of Information and Decision Sciences at California State University, San Bernardino
Professor and Assistant Director of the Cybersecurity Center at California State University, San Bernardino. Author of the Principles of Computer Security Lab Manual, now in its 4th edition. Holds a Ph. D. in Instructional Design from Idaho State University, a Masters in Network Security from Capitol College, and a Masters in the Art of Teaching from Columbia University, Teachers College.
Director, Jay Pinson STEM Education Program, San Jose State University
Currently directs the SJSU Jay Pinson STEM Education Program where she draws on her rich and diverse background in Science and STEM Education to develop, evaluate, instruct, fund, and coordinate several out-of-school and professional development programs in science, computer science, and science communication for K-16 students and teachers. She also teaches introductory computer programming.
Assistant Professor - CyberSecurity Coordinator, Prince George's Community College
Mr. Lawrence is an Assistant Professor in the Information and Engineering Technology Department (IET) at Prince George’s Community College, teaching courses in Security, Ethical Hacking, Networking, Windows Server and Linux. He has been a coach/technical mentor for the NCL, CCDC and CyberPatriot competitions.