Last month, BootUp PD and the National School Board Association (NSBA) hosted a roundtable discussion posing that very question. Over 20 superintendents across the United States and Canada participated in the conversation. They openly reflected on the equity gaps in computer science and technology, strategies for integration, and the importance of ensuring fair access to all students while in the classroom and at home.
At BootUp, we talk a lot about perseverance and the desire to move past perfectionism into real creativity. At PS 134 situated in the city that never sleeps, we see this embodied in students eager to learn new skills and teachers coaching them forward.
From childhood to adulthood, we travel down roads that shape our future and sometimes who we are as a person. We meet people along the way that influence our decisions and help craft us as professionals. I recently had the opportunity to sit down with one of these people, an amazing educational leader, Mr. Ted Howard, Chief Academic Officer at Tukwila School District. He is working to change the landscape of education for the better.