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Focal Point Academy runs a state-of-the-art training center in Columbia, Maryland, to support our hands-on cyber security classes and labs. You can rent our classrooms to hold your own interactive training or meetings and rely on our technical and hospitality support teams to make your event successful.

About OUR Training Facility

Focal Point’s Training Facility is located in Columbia, MD, conveniently situated along the Baltimore/Washington corridor, surrounded by local restaurants, hotels, and attractions. This central location is ideal for students along the East Coast and offers easy airport access. (View location on Google Maps.)

Our training facility offers three different rental options: an interactive classroom, 16- and 24-student classrooms (with computer system availability), and a flexible meeting space. We also offer catering and hospitality services upon request, and breakfast, snacks, and beverages are available to all training groups.  Free on-site parking is available and facility hours are 7 am to 6 pm.

Our facility features:

Flexible Classroom Layouts

  • Up to 24 students in our Traditional Classroom
  • Up to 40 students in our Flexible Meeting space
  • Seminar / Theater
  • Cooperative Cluster / Pod Style
  • U-shaped

Hospitality Services

  • Continuous staffing during event hours
  • Daily breakfast
  • Afternoon snacks
  • All-day beverage service
  • Catered lunch options 

Technical Support Services

  • Continuous staffing during event hours
  • AV setup and troubleshooting
  • System and network support
  • Projector access available
  • Free guest WiFi

Technical Add-ons (available add-ons to standard pricing)

  • Smart board and interactive white board
  • Audio and video conferencing
  • Dedicated computer lab
  • Custom deployed images
  • Remote participants / hybrid classroom
  • Dedicated Internet
Central breakroom
Central breakroom


Breakfast Spread
Breakfast Spread


Interactive Classroom

Focal Point Academy has partnered with MicroTek to build a hybrid, interactive classroom that provides a training facility for both on-site and remote students. Leveraging a two-way, HD audio and video platform, remote students are able to communicate directly with their instructor and fellow classmates. This classroom is a flexible option for those with students across the country, as it cuts down on travel costs and time constraints.

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Standard Classrooms and Computer Labs

In addition to our interactive classroom, Focal Point Academy has a number of standard classrooms and computer labs that seat 16 to 24 students.

Standard Classroom Rental 1
Class in Session in Computer Lab


Pod Classroom Layout
Pod Classroom Layout


These can all be equipped with a complete computer system set-up, and our on-site technical support team can create and deploy custom images and learning environments that meet just about any requirements. This option is ideal for those looking to bring students to a central location for a hands-on, customized training.

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Flexible Meeting Space

Focal Point Academy also offers a flexible meeting space that can be rented alone or added to another classroom reservation.

Formal Meeting Space
Formal Meeting Space


Informal Meeting Space
Informal Meeting Space


Kitchenette Area


Flexible Work Area
Flexible Work Space


This spacious facility includes a formal meeting area with a large conference table and standard and smart whiteboards. A kitchenette, which includes a microwave, refrigerator, cabinet and counter space, sits in the center of this open space. An informal seating area (which can be arranged a variety of ways) is located just outside the kitchenette. In addition to these meeting areas, this space includes flexible work areas and a table-top shuffleboard court, for those in need of a quick break.

  • Formal meeting space (fits 6 comfortably)
  • Kitchenette with spacious fridge and microwave
  • Informal meeting area with flexible seating arrangement
  • Private work areas (standard and stand-up desk space)
  • Table-top shuffleboard

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