Most CS Educators lack first-hand knowledge about computer-related jobs across all industries.  

    Less than 30% of Indiana high schools offer computer science education. This number is too low. 

      • <30%

        of Indiana high schools offer computer science courses

      • 35%

        of jobs will require some computer related skills

      • 23,000

        jobs in Central Indiana will lack qualified talent in 2025

      • Student Inspiration

        Nextech creates experiences for students, as well as their educators and caregivers, to introduce computer science, demystify coding, and spark career interests.

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      • Educator Success

        Nextech equips K-12 teachers with the content knowledge, instructional strategies and industry experiences to confidently deliver CS curriculum to all Indiana students.

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      • Career Preparation

        Nextech architects immersive experiences for high school students that develop tech skills, foster industry relationships and cultivates passion for tech careers.

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      Every Indiana K-12 student should have the opportunity to learn computer science so they can develop persistence, problem solving, critical thinking, creativity and collaboration…skills that will help them succeed in school, life and any profession they choose.

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      • Inspiration in Action

        Driven to inspire #WhatsNext, Nextech takes to the street each December aboard a mobile computing lab to connect middle school students to computer science education, demystify coding and show that anyone can learn the basics. The excitement of the students is beyond contagious.

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      • Meet Austin

        Computer science and technology fascinate Austin. Coding. Video games. Websites. Apps. The senior at Arsenal Tech craves knowledge about them: How they work, how they’re created, and how they can solve real-world issues. Austin also understands that Indy is a hotbed of opportunity.

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      • Catapulting Careers

        On paper, the Catapult program is a yearlong immersive experience that helps students aspiring for a career in technology develop the foundation skills and relationships needed to catapult their postsecondary journey. But ask the Catapults and they’ll tell you it is so much more.

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