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.


      Tracey Howard
      680 W. Nye Lane, Suite 104
      Carson City, Nevada 89703
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