1st Annual Virginia Cybersecurity Education Conference has ended
Welcome! The Virginia Cyber Range is hosting the 1st Annual Virginia Cybersecurity Education Conference at James Madison University in Harrisonburg, VA on August 14-15, 2018. This conference is open to all Virginia high school, college, and university faculty, administrators, and partners. Stay up to date on the conference:  Sign up for our newsletter!

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Attendees and Sponsors: Registration is CLOSED. NOTE: Regrets...We are at MAX CAPACITY; NO on-site registrations will be accepted. 
Registration fees (includes CEU certificate, lunch (Day 1), and breakfast & lunch (Day 2)):
     - VA Educator/State/Federal Government Employee: $50
     - Student: $25
     - Industry/Others: $150
     - Sponsors: Three levels available during registration; see below under Sponsorship Opportunities to review.

Conference Objectives
At the end of the conference, attendees will:
  • Understand the challenges facing educators (K12 through university level) in cybersecurity education
  • Learn innovative and effective ways to teach cybersecurity to students using hands-on learning
  • Learn about various state and national cybersecurity educational resources available to educators
  • Understand the history and services provided by the Virginia Cyber Range
  • Understand the hiring needs and skills required to prepare students to successfully enter the cybersecurity workforce
  • Discover ways to get underrepresented student populations excited about and involved in cybersecurity
  • Examine the dangers associated with social media and technology use and how to effectively teach students to safely operate in cyber

Earning Continuing Education Units (CEU)
All attendees are eligible to earn CEUs for attending the conference, but they must sign in each day at the designated CEU table located near registration.

Sponsorship Opportunities: There are many exciting opportunities for your company or organization to be involved with this conference. There are three sponsor packages (Dean’s List and Honor Roll no longer available. Logos received after 7/24 will not be included in printed materials.) from which to choose. Go to our registration site, create an account and sign in to become a sponsor >> here.

There are four tracks for this year’s conference:
  • Cyber Educational Resources
  • Cyber for K12
  • Cyber Workforce
  • Hot Topics
Check out the Schedule tab below for an initial draft of the conference structure.

Questions? Please send an email to conference@virginiacyberrange.org.
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Ashley Greeley

Tippecanoe School Corporation
Cybersecurity Literacy & Outreach Coordinator
West Lafayette, IN
Ms. Ashley Greeley received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from Purdue University. She began her teaching career in 2003. She developed two new courses for insertion into the curriculum (AP US history and AP US government), coached sports and an academic team, served as department and corporation chair, facilitated teacher professional development, and served in whatever capacity asked of her. Greeley was awarded numerous teaching awards including the Golden Apple, the DAR History Teacher of the Year, the Indiana Historical Society TOY, the Indiana History TOY the Indiana representative at the Supreme Court Summer Institute, and was a top-25 finalist for the Indiana TOY Award. Beginning in 2015, Greeley began serving as a site visitor for GenCyber camps. In 2017, Ms. Greeley was awarded an NSA/CAE grant to develop a multidisciplinary K-12 cybersecurity curriculum as well as perform cybersecurity outreach for Tippecanoe School Corp. as an extension of the INSuRE program at Purdue.