With global economic leadership at stake, education and workforce development are more critical than ever.TechNet supports policies that help prepare our students to be a successful part of a global, interconnected, and technology-driven economy.
The state program supports the following principles:
Full funding for our public schools in order to give school leaders the resources and flexibility needed to innovate and deliver the highest quality education to all students in K-12, higher education, and beyond.
Digital learning resources and technology integration in student learning environments to improve student outcomes and enable college and career readiness.
The recruitment and training of qualified teachers and innovative school administrators.
Increased access for students to high-level STEM, computer science, information technology (IT), and coding courses, with a focus on underrepresented students including women and people of color.
High standards and accountability.
Workforce and skills development programs that are aligned with the needs of students, workers, and businesses and recognize the value of continuous learning as well as alternative educational pathways toward digitally resilient jobs.