Students entering the workforce today face an increasingly complex and competitive world. The pace of business is accelerating to staggering levels. The increase in information and rate of transactions and interactions is exponential. These drivers are causing business leaders to look to technology for a strategic advantage. However, although today’s digital natives have grown up immersed in technology, many are not prepared to use technology effectively in the workplace. This Center for Digital Education white paper describes how with a full pathway model as a foundation, including learning, practice and certification, K-12 students can master digital literacy skills and remain competitive in higher education and the workforce.