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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STEM Academy
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Virginia Tech + VirginiaCyberRange.org
Consulting Engineer

Neal Alberson "Sandy"

Virginia Beach City Public Schools
TCE Teacher
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Jill Anderson

Matoaca High School
IT Teacher & CTE Department Chair
avatar for Florin Badita

Florin Badita

Corruption Kills
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B Bagby

Virginia Western Community College
Asst. Professor of Information Technology
avatar for Christian Bagley

Christian Bagley

College & Career Academy at Pruden (SPS)
Cybersecurity Systems Technology Instructor
avatar for Marouane Balmakhtar

Marouane Balmakhtar

Northern Virginia Community College
avatar for Cindy Belsky

Cindy Belsky

Centreville HS, Fairfax County Public Schools
avatar for Sam Benke

Sam Benke

Department Head Of IST

Stacy Bradshaw

Matoaca High School
Center for IT Coordinator
avatar for Erik Breede

Erik Breede

Phoebus High School
avatar for Samantha Brill

Samantha Brill

Lord Fairfax Community College, Workforce Solutions
Program Manager
avatar for Dr. Peggy Brouse

Dr. Peggy Brouse

George Mason University
avatar for Karen Cagle

Karen Cagle

York County School Division
Associate Director of Educational Technology and Innovation
avatar for Joyce Camp

Joyce Camp

Winthrop University
Director Of Instructional Technology Center

Michael Campesi

Stafford County Public Schools
Technology Supervisor
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S.B. "Chandler" Chandler

Virginia Tech
Web Developer
avatar for Joe Chase

Joe Chase

Radford University
Professor, Department of Information Technology
avatar for Jennifer Cramer

Jennifer Cramer

Riverside High School
avatar for Roxana Cromwell

Roxana Cromwell

Loudoun County Public Schools
Business Teacher
avatar for Robert Dahlberg

Robert Dahlberg

Virginia Commonwealth University
Assistant Professor OMP Mentorship Project Coordinator
avatar for Taz Daughtrey

Taz Daughtrey

Central Virginia Community College

Tracy Davenport

Assura, Inc.
Project Manager
avatar for Bryan Dickens

Bryan Dickens

Cybint Solutions
Global Head of Cyber Education Development, Strategy and Advisory
avatar for Gail Drake

Gail Drake

Professor / Dept Chair
avatar for Pamela Foreman

Pamela Foreman

Hopewell City Public Schools
SCA Advisor, CTE teacher

Eileen Fox

Business & IT Instructor

Helen Franks

SyCom Technology
Senior Account Manager
avatar for Ellen Frey

Ellen Frey

Loudoun County Public Schools
avatar for Chuck Gardner

Chuck Gardner

Cyber Innovation Center
Director of Curriculum
avatar for Holly Gillcash

Holly Gillcash

Virginia Tech
Associate Director, Online Master of Information Technology
avatar for Ashley Greeley

Ashley Greeley

Tippecanoe School Corporation
Cybersecurity Literacy & Outreach Coordinator
avatar for Yael Haskowitz

Yael Haskowitz

University of Northern Colorado
Graduate Research Assistantship
avatar for Tom Hendricks

Tom Hendricks

Danville Community College
Adjunct Faculty
avatar for M. Hossain Heydari

M. Hossain Heydari

James Madison Unoversity
Director, Information Security programm
avatar for Quintasia Hurt

Quintasia Hurt

Newport News Public Schools
avatar for Joy Johnston

Joy Johnston

Martinsville City Public Schools
Computer Science Teacher, Secondary
avatar for June Jones

June Jones

York County School Division
Educational Technology Facilitator
avatar for Brandon Karnes

Brandon Karnes

Lynchburg City Schools
Cybersecurity / Comp. Systems Tech Instructor
avatar for Maureen Lawrence-Kuether

Maureen Lawrence-Kuether

Virginia Cyber Range
Communications & Development Manager
avatar for Mark Loepker

Mark Loepker

National Cryptologic Museum Foundation
Senior Advisor and Education Lead
avatar for Eileen Malick

Eileen Malick

Atlee High School
CS Teacher
avatar for Milos Manic

Milos Manic

Virginia Commonwealth University/Idaho National Laboratory

Peter Meade

Chesterfield County Public Schools
avatar for Scott Midkiff

Scott Midkiff

Virginia Tech
Vice President for Information Technology and CIO
avatar for Angeli Miller

Angeli Miller

Triple Point Security
Operations Manager
avatar for Bryan Miller

Bryan Miller

Syrinx Technologies, LLC
avatar for Dana Painter

Dana Painter

Riverheads HS
avatar for Nicholas Pierce

Nicholas Pierce

Thomas Nelson Comm. College
avatar for Sonnya Preston

Sonnya Preston

Salem City Schools

Evelyn Robinson

Chesterfield County Public Schools
CTE Teacher
avatar for Carl Rush

Carl Rush

Winchester Public Schools

Joel Scharlat

IVEA Consulting
avatar for Sandra Schiavo

Sandra Schiavo

Virginia Cyber Range
Lead Courseware Coordinator
avatar for Sharon Shadrach

Sharon Shadrach

Powhatan County Public Schools
Classroom Teacher
avatar for Kelly Shotwell

Kelly Shotwell

Southern VA Higher Education Center
IT Academy Program Coord & Trainer
avatar for Melissa Stange

Melissa Stange

Lord Fairfax Community College
Professor of Computer Science
avatar for Jeremy Staples

Jeremy Staples

Loudoun County Public Schools
Teacher - MATA Cybersecurity DE
avatar for Chris Starke

Chris Starke

Loudoun County Public Schools
CTE Teacher
avatar for Terrance Stowers

Terrance Stowers

The George Washington University
SR Systems Engineer
avatar for Dr. Cara Tang

Dr. Cara Tang

Portland Community College
Faculty & Department Chair, Computer Information Systems
avatar for David Vargas

David Vargas

The George Washington University

Natalie Walden

Brooke Point High School
Cybersecurity Teacher
avatar for Joseph Walton

Joseph Walton

Virginia Commonwealth University
PhD Student and Senior IT Auditor
avatar for Anita Walz

Anita Walz

Virginia Tech
Assistant Director for Open Education and Scholarly Communication...
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Adrian Webster

George Mason University