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Augusta University cyber camp trains local teachers

Media advisory for Wednesday, June 8

EVENT: Augusta University College of Education is hosting the first GenCyber Middle Grades Teacher Camp to provide cyber training to 10 education majors and 20 local teachers. The educators come from 16 local schools in five school systems and two private schools. Participants will be encouraged to take the cyber skills they learned back to their school and system, potentially impacting more than 500 educators and 8,000 students. The GenCyber Middle Grades Teacher Camp is free for all participants and is funded by a $94,000 grant from the National Security Agency in collaboration with the National Science Foundation.

LOCATION: Summerville Campus, University Hall, room 356

TIME: Media are invited 8:45 a.m. Wednesday, June 8; the camp is held June 6-10.

OPPORTUNITIES: Video, photo and interview opportunities available.

RSVP: If you plan on covering this event, please RSVP to Arthur Takahashi by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, June 7.

About the author

Arthur Takahashi

Arthur Takahashi is Digital Media Coordinator at Augusta University. Contact him to schedule an interview on this topic or with one of our experts at 706–446–5128 or atakahashi@augusta.edu.