Utah Technology Council touts STEM education

Wednesday, June 26, 2013

The long-term future of the state’s economy will hinge on Utah’s ability to develop and educate the next generation of skilled information technology professionals that will fill the growing number of high-tech jobs being produced in the Beehive State.

That's the message from the head of the state’s largest trade organization for the technology industry sector.

Richard Nelson, president and CEO of the Utah Technology Council, said challenging educators to support increased learning in science, technology, engineering and math should be high priority in order to meet the demands of Utah’s increasingly technology-based economy.

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