The Cybersecurity Education Management Council is tasked with promoting degree and certificate programs in cybersecurity fields offered by public postsecondary education institutions in order to meet the state’s workforce needs.
R.S. 17:3138.9 Established the Louisiana Cybersecurity Talent Initiative Fund, created within the state treasury as a special fund for the purpose of funding degree and certificate programs in cybersecurity fields. This also created the Cybersecurity Education Management Council, comprising representatives of the Louisiana Board of Regents, Louisiana higher education institutions, the Louisiana Department of Education, the Louisiana Workforce Commission, Louisiana Economic Development, and members appointed by the Governor to advise and make recommendations to the Board with respect to distributions of monies for the expansion of cybersecurity programs.
- RFA Document
- Submission Deadline – April 19, 2021
- RFA Q&A Session – March 8, 2021
Meetings can be viewed at: https://regents.la.gov/live
Public comments can be made via open conference call at (877) 336-1831, access code 9881784#.
1st Quarter: Tuesday, January 26, 2021, 1:00 pm-1:30 pm
2nd Quarter: Tuesday, April 13, 2021, 10:00 am-11:30 am
3rd Quarter: Wednesday, July 14, 2021, 10:00 am-11:30 am
4th Quarter: Tuesday, October 12, 2021, 10:00 am-11:30 am