Career Pathways Summit 2017: Resource Page

CFF Career Pathways Summit

Thank you for your interest in Career Pathways Summit 2017 (#CareerPS17) hosted by the Classroom of the Future Foundation (CFF) in San Diego, CA! This page was designed to provide quick links to all of the information for this second annual summit, including information for the event, sessions, presenters, downloads and networking.




  • Date: Tuesday, September 19, 2017
  • Time: 8:00am – 2:00pm PT
  • Location: National University Spectrum Center, 9388 Lightwave Avenue, San Diego, CA 92123 (MAP)

Summit Agenda:

  • Summit Agenda:
    • 8:00am – 9:00am: Guest check in, continental breakfast, and networking
    • 9:00am – 9:15am: Welcome and Opening Remarks
    • 9:15am – 9:45am: Keynote Presentation by Rob Atterbury, ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career
    • 9:45am – 9:55am: Remarks by Dr. Paul Gothold, Superintendent of Schools, San Diego County Office of Education
    • 10:00am – 10:55am: Main Panel Discussion Moderated by Drew Schlosberg, San Diego Union-Tribune
      • Block A Panel Discussion: Career Exploration & Pathways
        • Scott Sibley, INFORM Journeys
        • Dan Stoneman, Educational Consultant
        • Lorin Stewart, Immediate Past CEO, LEAD San Diego
      • Block B Panel Discussion: The Importance of Teacher Externships
        • Ed Hidalgo, Cajon Valley Union School District
        • Richard Oka, Clairemont High School
      • Block C Panel Discussion: The Importance of Work-Based Learning
        • Phil Blair, Manpower San Diego
        • Roy Flahive, California Sign Association
    • 10:55am – 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
    • 12:35pm – 2:00pm: Lunch and networking

Event Hashtag:

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There will be two blocks of breakout sessions in three different rooms for participants to join:






    Rob Atterbury

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


    Dr. Paul Gothold

    Superintendent of Schools, San Diego County Office of Education




    Downloads from the 2nd Annual Career Pathways Summit



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

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    Special thanks to INFORM Journeys and all of our sponsors 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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     Presenting Sponsors


    G Force Global Technologies
    San Diego County of Education

    Exhibit Table Sponsors


    California Coast Credit Union

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    Career Pathways Sponsors


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