We need to take a leaf out what the Govt. in the UK has done to combat this... In just under a year, England will become the first country in the world to mandate computer programming in primary and secondary schools.
Out of 75,000 teachers in New York City public schools, fewer than 100 teach computer science. While state officials are trying to modernize the education syllabus, industry leaders have been filling in the gap with a handful of innovative efforts that illustrate the ad hoc nature of the solution to the shortfall of qualified teachers. But it will be years before all 800 of New York's middle schools and high schools can offer even a single computer science class.