Session 5 (Full Day) - Preparing for Careers of the Future: School Counselors Lead the Way! - Angela Cleveland, Catherine Roberts, Christy Conley, Sean Myers, and Lien Diaz
Georgia has nearly 21,182 open computing jobs (4.2x the state average demand rate) and more than 70% of STEM careers require computer science. The arts, media and creative services–and even many middle-skills jobs–now run on computer science! The Information Age is driving rapid changes that make computer science literacy essential for every student. You are uniquely positioned to build awareness of pathways where computer science is the key to unlocking a world of opportunities. Gain confidence in your ability to support viable pathways that complement Georgia's goals of building our diverse Computer Science-ready workforce.