Educator Resources

Organizations

National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE)

National Cybersecurity Training & Education (NCyTE) Center

Curriculum and Course Activities

RING

RING (Regions Investing in the Next Generation) is an online high school cybersecurity course that offers interesting and engaging content specifically for students and schools without an existing cybersecurity program.

NCyTE Cybersecurity Curriculum

Free cybersecurity curriculum, lessons, and modules designed to help students learn the concepts and skills that employers are seeking. Teachers and cybersecurity experts designed many to align with various portions of curricular frameworks. These teaching resources are intended to be facilitated by an instructor over time.

CLARK

CLARK is the largest platform that provides FREE cybersecurity curriculum. It is home to high-value, high-impact cyber curriculum created by top educators and reviewed for relevance and quality. Whether you’re looking to teach something new tomorrow, align with curriculum guidelines and standards, or refine your current course, CLARK has free resources ready for you to use!

Competitions

National Cyber League

The NCL, powered by Cyber Skyline, enables students to prepare and test themselves against practical cybersecurity challenges that they will likely face in the workforce, such as identifying hackers from forensic data, pentesting and auditing vulnerable websites, recovering from ransomware attacks, and much more! Open to U.S. high school and college students, the NCL is a community and virtual training ground that allows students to develop and demonstrate their technical cybersecurity skills, helping students bridge the gap from curriculum to career!

CyberPatriot

CyberPatriot is the National Youth Cyber Education Program created by the Air & Space Forces Association to inspire K-12 students toward careers in cybersecurity or other science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) disciplines critical to our nation's future. ‚ÄčAt the core of the program is the National Youth Cyber Defense Competition, the nation's largest cyber defense competition that puts high school and middle school students in charge of securing virtual networks.

Hack the Box

Hack The Box is a leading gamified cybersecurity upskilling, certification, and talent assessment software platform enabling individuals, businesses, government institutions, and universities to sharpen their offensive and defensive security expertise.

TryHackMe

TryHackMe is a browser-based cyber security training platform, with learning content covering all skill levels from the complete beginner to the seasoned hacker.

Conferences

NICE (National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education) K12 Cybersecurity Education Conference