Early education has become crucial starting point for future tech workforce


Education in Central Florida benefits from depth.

Orange County Public Schools represents one of the largest districts in the country.

So it’s no surprise that the school district, along with private schools here, try to lead the way in technology resources.

The key component of that is pushing students to learn tech-based curriculum as early as possible.

That is, where the resources are available.

One risk all school districts take today is the possibility of leaving some schools behind.

That’s a risk that could hamstring a tech community because you never know what school the next big idea will come from.

Students need to be exposed to STEAM-related curriculum early on.

That’s why several Orlando companies now partner with schools to reach them sooner.

It helps ensure the long-term viability of a tech community.

When schools reach students early, it has a long-term effect on the business community.