Virginia STEAM Academy Partners with Cyber Risk Management Firm Sera-Brynn

Sera-Brynn is pleased to announce its partnership with the Virginia STEAM Academy to grow K-12 education initiatives across the state.

As partners with the Virginia STEAM Academy, Sera-Brynn, the global cybersecurity management firm headquartered in Suffolk, Va., will help shape the Academy’s curriculum and applied learning experiences, increase students’ understanding of cyber risk management and support student research projects and mentorship.

Sera-Brynn has also pledged to sponsor a scholar at Virginia STEAM Academy’s signature Summer STEAM 2016 program. In addition, Executive Vice President Heather Engel will serve on the Women in STEAM Leadership Panel at the Summer STEAM 2016 Girls Only session. Engel, along with the Sera-Brynn team, will also organize and host a Summer STEAM hack-a-thon.

STEAM – which stands for science, technology, engineering, arts and math – is a K-12 educational approach that focuses on blending creative skills developed through the arts with critical thinking skills associated with math and science. The Virginia STEAM Academy offers support to students and teachers to enhance curriculum and learning opportunities in these areas.

Dedicated to securing computing and network environments across the globe, Sera-Brynn helps clients meet applicable mandatory industry and government compliance requirements. Ranked 16th in the Cybersecurity 500’s hottest companies in the world, Sera-Brynn works closely with the insurance industry, financial institutions, hospital networks, higher education, crisis management firms, law enforcement, government agencies, national nonprofits and international companies.

The Virginia STEAM Academy is a statewide nonprofit committed to expanding the level of science, technology, engineering and mathematics teaching and learning across the Commonwealth of Virginia. The Academy provides supplemental online learning tools for students and teachers, professional development for teachers and a free residential summer academy for middle school students. The organization is also planning to launch a residential high school for STEAM-interested students.

For more information about the Virginia STEAM Academy visit https://vasteam.org.