Honored to guest blog today on BigBeacon.org: A Movement to Transform Engineering Education. 

Change the Conversation:
Engineering Awareness in K-12.

The blog discusses the lack of public understanding of engineering and the need to remedy this change in K-12. The National Academy of Engineering Changing the Conversation messages are listed as a framework, and two recommendations are proposed for K-12. Read the blog here.

[quote]Archaic profiles of engineers bound to cubicles solving really long math problems will not attract many students to engineering, but positive messaging can be the hook to spark the interest of a new generation of engineers that challenge the status quo, and innovate our future world. -Meagan Pollock [/quote]