Career Pathways Summit 2016: Resource Page

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Thank you for your interest in Career Pathways Summit 2016 (#CareerPS16) hosted by the Classroom of the Future Foundation (CFF) in San Diego, CA! This page was designed to provide quick links to all information about the 2016 summit, including information for the event, sessions, presenters, downloads and networking.




  • Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2016
  • Time: 8:00am – 2:00pm PT
  • Location: National University Spectrum Center, 9388 Lightwave Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 (MAP)

Summit Agenda:

  • 8:00am – 9:00am: Guest check in, continental breakfast, and networking
  • 9:00am – 9:20am: Welcome by Summit MC Drew Schlosberg, San Diego Union-Tribune; Dr. David Andrews, President, National University; Rachel Sibley, INFORM Journeys; James Wright, Classroom of the Future Foundation; Larry White and Kelly McKinney, Vista Unified School District
  • 9:20am – 10:00am: Keynote Presentation by Rob Atterbury, Director, District and Regional Support, ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career; Interview with Dan Robles and Derek Kirk
  • 10:00am – 10:45am: Main Panel Discussion: Moderated by Drew Schlosberg, San Diego Union-Tribune; Panelists include: Rob Atterbury, ConnectEd; Peter Sibley, INFORM Journeys; Tina Ngo Bartel, San Diego Workforce Partnership; Richard Barrera, San Diego Unified School District Board of Education; and Keith Nuthall, Del Lago Academy
  • 10:45am – 11:05am: Transition and networking
  • 11:05am – 11:45am: Breakout Session 1
  • 11:45am – 11:55am: Transition and networking
  • 11:55am – 12:35pm: Breakout Session 2
  • 12:30pm – 2:00pm: Lunch, closing remarks, and networking

Event Hashtag:

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There will be three different breakout session rooms for participants to join:

  • “Building a regional career pathways system: Get to know the College and Career Readiness Consortium”: Moderated by Brian Butler, San Diego County Office of Education. Panelists to include representatives from the Consortium.
  • “Preparing our teachers for career pathways expansion”: Moderated by Nancy Farnan, San Diego State University. Panelists to include Kris Rodenburg, San Diego State University, Dr. Lee Hubbard, University of San Diego, and Dr. Jo Birdsell, National University.
  • “Help San Diego students navigate their journey: A demonstration of the INFORM Journeys platform”: Moderated by the INFORM Journeys team.


David W. Andrews, Ph.D.

President, National University

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Rob Atterbury

Director, District and Regional Support, ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career

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Dan Robles

Career Pathways Teacher


Derek Kirk

Director of Community & Government Relations, North Orange County Chamber of Commerce


Peter Sibley

CEO, EDmin Inc., INFORM Journeys


Tina Ngo Bartel

Director of Business Programs and Research, San Diego Workforce Partnership

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Richard Barrera

Board of Education, District D, San Diego Unified School District


Keith Nuthall

Principal, Del Lago Academy 

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Nancy Farnan, Ph.D. 

Professor Emeritus, San Diego State University

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J. Kris Rodenburg, Ph.D.

Professor, San Diego State University


Lea Hubbard, Ph.D. 

Professor and Department Chair of Leadership Studies, University of San Diego


Jo Birdsell, Ph.D. 

Professor, National University



Downloads from Keynote Presentation with Rob Atterbury, ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career:



Please don’t hesitate to contact James Wright at with any questions.


CFF logoSpecial thanks to INFORM Journeys for their generous support of the Career Pathways Summit, National University for hosting the event on their beautiful campus, and all of our wonderful panelists and presenters!

Together, we can prepare San Diego students to be our future workforce.

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