Mandy Galante is the Director of the Information Technology Institute at Mater Dei High School and a Cyber Education consultant to the State of NJ and SANS Institute . In her 16+ years in education she created an innovative cybersecurity curriculum that focuses on giving students a learning environment where the concepts can be discovered rather than studied. Using these same principles, Mandy has coached her cyber teams to multiple top 10 trophies. Believing strongly in the mission to expand cyber education to all, Mandy has partnered with GenCyber camps and the CyberStartUS program to bring engaging cyber lessons and teacher training to high schools in several states. Mandy has been recognized as an AFA National Coach of the Year, a Yale Educator and an RIT Role Model Teacher.