Teacher recommendations being accepted for USVI Cybersecurity Summer Camps


CECOR-logoUS Virgin Islands Computer Science, Mathematics and Science teachers are urged to support students interested in the upcoming CECOR (Consortium Enabling Cybersecurity Opportunities & Research) Cybersecurity Camp experience for 2018 by providing recommendations. The Cybersecurity Camp is an extension of computer science curriculum and computational thinking, designed for students interested in pursuing a career in computing related fields.

 

Student participants will be exposed to a wide range of concepts, both general computer science and those focused specifically on the area of Cyber Security, with the goal being to better prepare students for future opportunities.

The program is FREE, voluntary, and designed for a group of incoming 6th-12th graders attending USVI Schools in the 2017-2018 school year.

These references will be required for students who have applied to participate in the USVI Cybersecurity Camp 2018. Instructors may access the form online, complete it and return it to the applicant in a sealed envelope.

Priority will be given to students interested in pursuing a career in computing and cybersecurity related fields. Students who are interested will need the following documents to complete their applications:

1) Transcript from the school for high school students, report card is acceptable for middle school.
2) Two Letters of recommendations from Computer Science, Mathematics or Science Teacher (form information as above).
3) Essay (explain why attending the Cybersecurity camp is important for boosting your career path -200 words minimum)
4) Proof of US Citizenship/Permanent Residency

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