Contact

Tracey Gaffney
100 North Stewart Street, Suite 220
Carson City, Nevada 89701
Telephone: (775) 687-0989
E-mail: TGaffney@gov.nv.gov

STEM Workforce Pathways Grant Round I

The purpose of the STEM Workforce Pathways Grant is to support and enhance existing efforts throughout Nevada to provide high school students with the opportunity to progress toward an industry-recognized, high-demand, STEM postsecondary credential, certificate, or degree. To support and enhance existing efforts throughout Nevada to provide high school instructors with the professional learning and certifications necessary to teach high-demand STEM program areas.

    Grant Information

    Awarded Applications

    The Washoe County School District (WCSD) was awarded $138,647 to create a CTE program of study in cybersecurity at three high schools: Spanish Springs High School, Wooster High School and the Academy of Arts, Careers and Technology (AACT). Students will complete the program with industry credentials in Comp TIA A+, Network+, and Security+. Students will be qualified for entry-level jobs in cybersecurity upon high school graduation or qualified to enter more advanced postsecondary cybersecurity programs. At capacity, the three high school programs will enroll about 100 students.