Consortium Designated ‘Cyber Patriot Center of Excellence’

Arlington, Va., Aug. 27, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Air Force Association’s (AFA) CyberPatriot Program Office has announced the Bay Area Community College Consortium as its newest CyberPatriot Center of Excellence.

CyberPatriot, the nation’s largest and fastest growing youth cyber education program, is AFA’s flagship science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) program dedicated to strengthening cyber skills among American youth. The Center of Excellence designation is awarded to communities and institutions that provide leadership and support to further the educational experiences of their students through the CyberPatriot program.

CyberPatriot established the Center of Excellence program in 2011, and has since recognized 13 other entities – Los Angeles Unified School District, City of San Antonio, Spokane Public Schools (Wash.), Rose State College (Okla.), Fairfax County Public Schools (Va.), STEMspark East Tennessee Innovation Hub, Huntsville City Schools (Ala.), Lee’s Summit R-7 School District (Mo.), SoCal Cybersecurity Community College Consortium, Elk Grove Unified School District (Calif.), and Red Bank Regional High School District (NJ), Midwest CISSE Chapter (Mich.), and Securing Our eCity Foundation (Calif.).

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