The responsibilities of the modern K12 CIO are growing. On top of maintaining infrastructure, technology leaders often roll out districtwide technology initiatives aimed at transforming teaching and learning. As the responsibilities of the position change, so too will the skills and qualities that superintendents look for in qualified candidates.
The majority of countries begin foreign language education around age six and introduce a second language in later school years. If the United States is to remain a competitor in education and in international business, it is crucial to start language education early.