Kevin Nolten serves as Director of Academic Outreach for the Cyber Innovation Center and Director of the National Integrated Cyber Education Research Center (NICERC). With 13+ years of education management experience, six of which in K-12 education, Kevin is responsible for the operations of NICERC, an organization funded by a multi-million-dollar federal grant, charged with developing STEM, cyber, and computer science curricula, professional development, and other resources for K-12 educators, school districts, and state departments of education across the country. Kevin’s visionary passion and philosophy has led to the expansion of Cyber Innovation Center’s workforce programs to communities across the county – all with the goal of developing the next-generation cyber-literate workforce through community engagement. Kevin has been appointed to the Education and Workforce Development Committee of the Louisiana Cyber Commission, as well as the Louisiana Education and Technology Strategy Task Force. Outside of Louisiana, Kevin has been a pivotal part of state level Computer Science and Cybersecurity initiatives. Prior to joining the Cyber Innovation Center, Kevin served as an Assistant Principal of a K-8 school in Louisiana. Kevin is a graduate of Louisiana State University with a Bachelor of Science degree and a Master’s in Business Administration.