Cybersecurity Faculty Development Program - UCCS Led Coalition

Cybersecurity Faculty Development Program - UCCS Led Coalition

Enhance your Cybersecurity Curriculum through Faculty Development Workshops

The University of Colorado Colorado Springs Cybersecurity Programs Office received a grant from the U.S. National Security Agency to educate, train and develop faculty in cybersecurity. UCCS will serve as a strategic partner for a consortium of educational institutions to deliver a comprehensive, programmatic approach to cybersecurity faculty development.

Courses for existing faculty, instructors, and grad students looking to teach will be provided free-of-charge.

Graduate student scholarships and travel stipends are available.  Many of the workshops are offering Continuing Education Units.

Faculty Development Workshops At a Glance

Tennessee Technical University (TTU)

Workshop Title:  Cloud Security

For more information: Maanak Gupta

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6/5/23 - 6/30/23:  Virtual Asynchronous (session 1)

7/10/23 - 8/4/23:  Virtual Asynchronous (session 2)

University of Alabama, Huntsville (UAH)

Workshop Title: Data Privacy

For more information: Tania Williams

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6/26/23 - 7/15/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 1)
7/17/23 - 7/21/23: Virtual Synchronous and in person at UAH (session 1)

7/24/23 - 8/11/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 2)
8/14/23 - 8/21/23: Virtual Synchronous and in person at UCCS (session 2)

Travel funding and scholarships available

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

Workshop Title: Cybersecurity Law

For more information: Dan Olson

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SOLD OUT!  Space is available only for the Virtual portion

5/22/23 - 6/18/23: Virtual Asynchronous
6/17-23: In person at UCCS

University of Colorado Colorado Springs (UCCS)

Workshop Title: Security Engineering for Safety-Critical Systems

For more information: Gedare Bloom

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7/17/23 - 8/11/23: Virtual Asynchronous

8/14/23 - 8/18/23: Virtual Synchronous

University of West Florida (UWF)

Workshop Title: Industrial Control Systems and Renewable Energy (ICS-RE) Security

For more information: Guillermo Francia

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6/26/23 - 7/9/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 1)

7/10/23 - 7/14/23: Virtual Synchronous (session 1)

7/24/23 - 8/6/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 2)

8/14/23 - 8/18/23: Virtual Synchronous (session 2)

Sinclair Community College

Workshop Title: Autonomous Vehicle Cybersecurity Workshop

Fore more information: Andrew Shepard

Click Here to Register for Session 1 (use code Free5000)

Click Here to Register for Session 2 (use code Free5000)


7/10/23 - 8/6/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 1)

7/24/23 - 8/25/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 2) 

State University of New York/Albany (SUNY)

Workshop Title: AI and Cybersecurity

For more information: Sanjay Goel

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6/10/23 - 7/8/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 1)

6/16/23 - 6/17/23: Virtual Synchronous (session 1) 

7/10/23 - 8/08/23: Virtual Asynchronous (session 2) 

7/28/23 - 8//8/23: Virtual Synchronous (session 2) 

Moraine Valley Community College (MVCC)

Workshop Title: Project-Based Learning Incubator

For more information: John Sands

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7/18/23 - 7/20/23: In person at UCCS SOLD OUT

8/3/23 - 8/5/23: In person at MVCC 

Travel funding and scholarships available

Our Partnership

The coalition includes a partnership with 8 prominent academic institutions, from community colleges to elite research universities, that specialize in cybersecurity instruction. The grant will offer workshops in trending cybersecurity topics to assist faculty in new curriculum development. 


Principal Investigators:

Lead Principal Investigator: Gretchen Bliss
Gretchen Bliss


Director of Cybersecurity Programs

Cybersecurity Programs Office

Co-Principal Investigator: Terri Johnson
terri johnson


Instructor of Cybersecurity Management

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This program is funded by the National Security Agency under the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity (CAE-C) by Grant CAE-C-001-2020 "CAE-C in Cybersecurity Education Innovation."