In celebration of Computer Science Education Week (December 5-12, 2022), we hosted a special event to highlight computer science careers and share the experiences of three professionals that work in the Indiana Uplands. Presenters from regional companies connected middle school-aged students with information about technology fields and what led them to computer science careers in the Indiana Uplands. Watch the webinar now!

Thank you to our special presenters: Stephanie Zircher, VP of Programs at Nextech, Brittany Stout, Quality Assurance Analyst at Vector Solutions, Matt Dieter, Corporate Engineer at Jasper Engines and Transmissions; and Scott Schroeder, Chief Technology Officer at RTC Communications.

Computer science education directly influences technology careers that are in high demand across the Indiana Uplands region. Did you know that ROI has a complete curriculum package focused on high-demand STEM jobs in our region?

  • Explore the advanced manufacturing, life sciences, and national security industries
  • Watch job shadow videos featuring nine in-demand jobs with biographical sketches, pathway information, and related activities for grades 3-12.
  • For younger grades, K-2, explore standards-aligned activities with hands-on opportunities to practice the STEM knowledge, skills, and abilities required for different career opportunities in the Indiana Uplands.