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CVCC to Offer Free Cyber Security Camp

This year, Catawba Valley Community College (CVCC) will be offering a free camp to introduce kids to the growing field of cybersecurity.  The Hickory Daily Record has reported that the camp will be held June 20-24, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and is being put on by GenCyber at CVCC. Lunch will be provided during camp.

CVCC is also hosting a free online middle and high school teacher’s camp that will run between June 20 and July 15. The GenCyber program grants are funded by the National Security Agency and the National Science Foundation.

GenCyber at CVCC is part of the colleges’ Summerscapes program. To register, download a form from online and email it to Cheri Toney at Space is limited. You can also mail the form to 2550 Highway 70 SE, Hickory, NC 28602.

For additional information call 828-327-7037.

About Heather Mullins

Heather Mullins is the Chief Academic Officer in Newton-Conover City Schools. She is a North Carolina Teaching Fellow who spent 12 years as a high school English Teacher. She received her B.S.Ed. in Secondary English Education from Western Carolina University. Heather completed her National Board Certification in Adolescent Young Adult English Language Arts in 2002. She holds an M.Ed. in Academically and Intellectually Gifted from UNC-Charlotte. Heather has served as a Curriculum Specialist in Hickory City Schools, an adjunct professor at Lenoir-Rhyne University, and a Professional Development Consultant for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction. She completed her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership through Western Carolina University. Heather is one of the co-founders of #NCed Chat, North Carolina’s first Twitter chat for teachers. She is passionate about innovative practices, instructional technology, student ownership of learning, and supporting teachers. Heather serves on the advisory board for the North Carolina Digital Learning Plan, North Carolina School for the Deaf and Catawba Science Center. She is a recipient of the 2015 NCMLE Central Office Administrator to Watch Award. She also received the 2016 Don Chalker Award for Excellence in Educational Leadership. Heather is the proud mother of one son, Jackson.

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