Education Pathway National Center (EPNC)

Moraine Valley Community College serves as the National Centers of Academic Excellence in Cybersecurity Educational Education Pathway National Center (EPNC)


  • Serves as the national resource and coordinator for education pathways to cybersecurity careers
  • Manages NCAE-C initiatives for transition of high school students to post-secondary education
  • Collaborates with Careers Preparation National Center (CPNC)
  • Leverages and focus implementation of RING initiative
  • Collaborates to support faculty development initiatives

Preparing Technicians for the Future of Work

Two of our faculty, Dr. Kristine Christensen and Chuck Bales, were recently feature on the podcast “Preparing Technicians for the Future of Work” to discuss how they are incorporating the Internet of Things into their courses here at Moraine Valley Community College. Take a listen below!

“In this episode hear how one college is reimagining their courses to impact tomorrow’s workforce. With the rapid emergence of new technologies like the Internet of Things, future technicians need exposure to an array of diverse skills.  How can faculty respond and adapt instruction to address these new cross-disciplinary skills? Learn about model strategies and how these innovators at Moraine Valley Community College are bringing out the best in their faculty to meet the needs of students and industry.”