Terry Hogan and Angela Cleveland
Angela Cleveland has 16 years of experience as a school counselor and received the "2017 New Jersey School Counselor of the Year" award. She is an Executive Board Member and Webmaster for the New Jersey School Counselor Association (NJSCA). Angela is the Program Director for NCWIT’s Counselors for Computing, which provides professional school counselors with information and resources they can use to support ALL students as they explore computer science education and careers.
Articles by Terry Hogan and Angela Cleveland
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Once they hit middle school, girls often move away from STEM-related careers. School counselors can help middle and high school girls keep all their options open. Careers in STEM exert significant influence and power, shaping nearly every aspect of our lives. Yet, women (diverse in race, ethnicity, class, age, gender identity, abilities, and other historically marginalized identities) are underrepresented in the field. And, even when present, they may find themselves in unwelcoming cultures that impede their participation as innovators, leaders, and researchers who are shaping the future.