Women in K-12 Technology Leadership Still Face Sexism. Now They’re Calling It Out.

Women make up the majority of the K-12 education workforce but are chronically underrepresented in leadership roles. That’s especially true in IT leadership, where women hold just about a third of all positions, according to recent survey data from the Consortium for School Networking, with some indication that the ratio is actually skewing more male. An earlier survey found women typically earn less money and are given less prestigious titles than men, despite having greater overall education attainment.

But districts that make diversity a priority can easily reverse those trends. That was one takeaway from an all-women leadership panel last week at FETC 2020, an edtech conference in Miami… Read more.