GenCyber Virtual Program

Meet the Team

Marc Dupuis, Program Director

Marc Dupuis grew up in the White Center area and attended Evergreen High School. As a first-generation college student himself, he works hard to involve students from all backgrounds. Dupuis believes strongly in having more people learn about cybersecurity. As an Assistant Professor at UW Bothell, he is leading the effort to develop a Minor in Cybersecurity, which would be available to students across all three campuses (Bothell, Seattle, and Tacoma). Previously, Dupuis developed a cybersecurity camp for middle school students in a collaboration between UW Bothell and the Pacific Science Center.

Ann Wright-Mockler, Lead Instructor

Ann Wright-Mockler is the Senior STEM Education Consultant, Office of STEM Education, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL). Ms. Wright-Mockler holds a Masters-In-Teaching, is a Presidential Awardee for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and has more than 20 years of experience in K-12 STEM Education. She worked as a high school mathematics and science teacher before joining PNNL as a STEM Education Consultant.  In her work with PNNL she served on the leadership team for the first STEM high school in the region, collaborating on the development of new curriculum and the career connected learning experience. Ms. Wright-Mockler leads PNNL’s efforts to expand and enhance computing education, collaborating with computer and cyber security professionals to deliver summer camps, workshops and classes to teachers and students.

Josh Bee, K-12 Pedagogical Expert

Josh Bee taught middle school students in science and technology for ten years as well as instructing code camps. He has earned his professional certificate in teaching from Washington State showing that he is able to create the proper environment that aligns with best practices. Mr. Bee has successfully developed and ran prior cybersecurity camps to a similar age group and population. He is recognized for his thoughtful and innovative approaches to pedagogy, including computing-related camps for kids with a focus on empowering female students and other underrepresented individuals.