STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) requires long term education because technology concepts build on one another.  A dozen or more years of schooling cannot reasonably be picked up through typical on the job training programs.  Studies show if you weren’t stimulated or interested early in life, it’s extremely difficult to move into a technology career path later.  Indeed, STEM education is an antecedent long before most careers in technology begin.  It’s difficult, rewarding and…