Whatcom Community College’s Director of Computer Science and Information Systems, Corrinne Sande is the director of the National Cybersecurity Resource Center funded by the National Security Agency, and Principal Investigator for the National Cybersecurity Training & Education Center (NCyTE), formerly CyberWatch West), a National Science Foundation–funded Advanced Technological Education (ATE) regional center that works to grow and strengthen the nation’s cybersecurity workforce.
Ms. Sande also serves as a Co-Principal Investigator of Catalyzing Computing and Cybersecurity in Community Colleges (C5).
Through Ms. Sande’s efforts, Whatcom Community College became the first National Center of Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense—Two-Year Education (CAE2Y) on the West Coast. She holds several industry certifications, and she co-organizes the Pacific Rim Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (PRCCDC) with Highline College.
In recognition of her outstanding work as an advocate for cybersecurity education, Ms. Sande received the 2016 Pacific Region Faculty Award from the Association of Community College Trustees (ACCT).
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