By Marielle Wells
07/19/2022 – District Administration

“I taught high school STEM classes for eight years. One of the things that bothered me the most was that students were not exposed to the various careers and paths they can take after graduating. How can we expect young adults to choose a major or a career path when they have had limited or zero exposure to what is out there?

STEM is one area where ample career opportunities exist and are growing. Computer science jobs are expected to grow faster than all other sectors, with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicting IT jobs will expand by 13% (667,600 new jobs) from 2020 to 2030.

As a teacher, I feel it is my role to prepare students for their futures while also encouraging other educators and administrators to do so. Here are my thoughts on how to make that happen.”… Click here to read this District Administration about computer science in schools.