Press Release | October 7, 2020
Nonprofit Delivering After-School STEM Programs is Honored to Lead Cybersecurity Challenge for Students Across Massachusetts
LOWELL, MA, (October 7, 2020)—Kids in Tech, the STEM education nonprofit that strives to excite, educate and empower nextgen leaders of the innovation economy, has been named a partner of the third annual Massachusetts STEM Week 2020 (STEM Week).
STEM Week will take place this year from October 19 – 23, 2020 through a mix of virtual and in-person events, lessons, speaker panels, and design challenges highlighting the opportunities that exist in science, technology, engineering, and math. Organized by the Executive Office of Education and the STEM Advisory Council, in partnership with Massachusetts’ 9 Regional STEM Networks, MSW 2020 represents a statewide effort to boost the interest, awareness, and ability of all emerging learners in STEM.
Kids in Tech has been selected as an organizational partner to host a cybersecurity challenge that aims to deepen students’ understanding of the architecture of the internet, and how it is designed to withstand both physical and electronic attacks. Some topics of focus will include online safety, securing the ‘internet of things’, career opportunities, and cryptography.Read More > “Kids In Tech Named Partner of Massachusetts STEM Week 2020”