Job titles. Women in school IT leadership positions have less prestigious titles than men. Compared to 15 percent of men’s titles, nearly one-quarter of women’s titles suggest intermediate positions, including manager, coordinator, school technology leader, or a director title. Compared to 63 percent of women, nearly three-quarters of men possess higher designations, such as chief technology officer, chief information officer, or district technology officer.

Educational attainment. Women in school IT leadership positions have higher levels of education, on average, than men. Seventy-nine percent of women in school district leadership positions have graduate degrees, compared to 68 percent of men.

Experience. Women have been in the school IT field for longer and have held their positions for longer than men. Eighty-five percent of women in school district leadership roles have 10 or more years of industry experience, compared to 73 percent of men.

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