The Elk Grove Unified School District
(EGUSD) is the fifth-largest school district in California located in southern Sacramento County. EGUSD covers 320 square miles and includes 67 schools: 42 elementary schools, nine middle schools, nine high schools, five alternative education schools, an adult school, one charter school and a virtual academy. Offering a multitude of educational programs, including over 18 career-themed academies and 69 pathways within 15 industry sectors, we prepare our students for college and career by supporting them with the means to be creative problem solvers; self-aware, self-reliant, and self-disciplined; technically literate; effective communicators and collaborators; and engaged in the community as individuals with integrity. We integrate rigorous academics with career-based learning and real world workplace experiences and ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.
Elk Grove Unified School District is helping students excel by:
- Recruiting high schools, middle schools, charter schools, and private organizations from the Greater Sacramento Region to compete in the CyberPatriot competition that generated over 60 teams in our first three years spread among all three divisions, the Open, the All Service, and the Middle School Division.
- Supplying all 40 Elementary School Principals with their own ESCEI Kit with the link to request more for their teachers and parents.
- Providing Cyber Camps that serve over 265 students on average each summer.
- Continuing to speak with ICT professional organizations and invite them to be mentors and volunteer at participating schools.
- Reaching out to UC Davis and Sacramento State University to recruit grad students pursuing careers in cyber security to volunteer their time as mentors for our schools.
- Working closely with local businesses like Intel, Wells Fargo, and AeroJet to get cyber security personnel volunteering as mentors at our schools.
- Working with an Executive Fellow at the California Cybersecurity Integration Center to recruit more personnel to become mentors.
- Appreciating the local Air Force Association Claude Farinha, Gold Rush, Chapter 116 in Sacramento, CA for recognizing our top performing CyberPatriot teams which pushes them to do better each year.
- Asking the Governor’s Office of Emergency Services at Mather to host our CyberPatriot Lecture Series. We hold regional training sessions at CalOES approximately every two weeks from October to February.
We ensure that Every Student is Learning, in Every Classroom, in Every Subject, Every Day.