Last month, ExcelinEd and Code.org’s IT + CS Business Advisory Council released Addressing America’s Growing Demand for IT and CS: The Case for Change in K–12 Education. The new report identifies what businesses, education leaders and policymakers can do to address our nation’s information technology (IT) and computer science (CS) skills gap.
Here are some highlights from the IT and CS conversation!
The demand for IT and #ComputerScience jobs
remains high, while the supply of skilled workers
remains low across the US. Learn why these skills should be a priority in #K12 education. We're proud to partner on this actionable report. https://t.co/VOaddwX77p @codeorg #CSforAll
— SA Works (@sa_works) June 27, 2019
What can business leaders, education leaders and policymakers do to address the skills gap when it comes to IT and #computerscience skills? We partnered with a group of cutting-edge orgs to answer that question. Learn more at https://t.co/U1RcKqGaQo #CSforAll #digitalskills pic.twitter.com/wS7TdaiK36
— ExcelinEd (@ExcelinEd) July 3, 2019
90% of parents want kids to study CS, but just 35% of US high schools teach it! A new report from IT + CS Business Advisory Council partnering with @Codeorg identifies what we can do to create opportunities for students to learn IT & CS skills. https://t.co/cv3KpOu4bY #CSforAll pic.twitter.com/23A8q1ZpnE
— Code.org (@codeorg) June 27, 2019
Demand for IT and computer science jobs remains high, but supply of skilled workers remains low. A new report from IT + CS Business Advisory Council explains why these skills should be a priority in K-12 education and what we can all do to help. https://t.co/1GAzXNT2Zo #CsForAll
— CSEdWeek (@CSEdWeek) June 27, 2019
ExcelinEd and Code.org co-created the IT + CS Business Advisory Council and invited businesses and organizations to collaborate on increasing opportunities for all students to learn IT and CS skills. Addressing America’s Growing Demand for IT and CS was designed with the support of the following Council members.