By: Sherry Booth Freeman, Ph.D.NC State Unniversity
"One of the greatest challenges facing the U.S. technology economy today is a crucial shortage of skilled and trained information technology professionals. While there are currently more than half a million open jobs across every industry that require computing skills, employers are only able to fill an estimated 30% of the positions.
Del Mar Times, June 2016
Solana Beach’s Casa de Amistad has long helped local students succeed in school. In an effort to continue to support graduating seniors as they start college, the organization recently launched a scholarship fund.
“We have a really generous anonymous donor making it possible to support higher education,”
Rancho Santa Fe Review, July 2015
The Rancho Santa Fe Eagles-Intergalactic Dragons robotics team took home awards at the recent iARoC competition.
The rookie team from R. Roger Rowe Middle School, composed of DJ Nelson, Justin Yu, James Busby, Lucas Luwa and Daniel Scuba, placed first in the Mars Navigation Challenge and third place overall out of 18 teams.
Voice of San Diego
Getting teens and younger kids excited about computer programming is no easy feat, but The LEAGUE of Amazing Programmers’ success teaching young people a vital skill for the future workforce proves it’s possible if you approach the craft in a fun, hands-on way.