Center for Digital Education Market Briefing: San Diego CA 2015

Oct 23, 2015
San Diego, CA




The Center for Digital Education hosted a Market Briefing event in San Diego, CA. IT leaders from some of the largest districts in San Diego were hand for a special briefing on their technology plans, priorities and focus for the coming years. Sweetwater Union High School District has over 40,000 students and is committed to providing each one with high-quality education through the use of technology. San Diego Unified School District serves over 130,000 students. San Diego Unified’ s mission is to personalize and optimize teaching and learning for its students and staff. Poway Unified School District’s mission is to use technology as a gateway for its  over 34,000 students to acquire and practice the skills needed for learning and development. Encinitas Union School District’s mission is to assist its over 5,000 students to value learning and prepare them to be successful contributors to the 21st century.

The participants briefed the audience on district plans in a variety of topic areas, including computing infrastructure, mobile devices, digital content and curriculum, professional development, cyber security and their plans to incorporate blended learning models.

This event will allow participants to:
• Hear directly from CIOs and technology leaders from area school districts
• Network with fellow industry leaders in the region
• Learn about the hot issues in the education IT market





12:30 pm



1:00 pm



1:10 pm

District Leadership Panel

This panel will be led by the Center for Digital Education and feature district leaders from San Diego school districts. Panelists will provide an overview of technology plans, priorities and challenges for the districts.
David Damico, Director, Information and Instructional Technology, Sweetwater Union High School District
Dan Stoneman, Chief Innovation Officer, San Diego Unified School District
Robert Grano, Chief Information and Technology Officer, San Diego Unified School District
Leighangela Brady, Ed.D., Assistant Superintendent, Educational Services, Encinitas Union School District
Mike Guerena, Director of Educational Technology, Encinitas Union School District
Dawn Kale, Director of Information Technology, Poway Unified School District
Richard Newman, Ed.D., Director II, Poway Unified School District


2:30 pm

Industry Market Briefing

This segment will include a Center for Digital Education market briefing on trends and opportunities in K-12. Attendees will receive an overview of the latest research that the Center has gathered in the past year through interviews, Special Reports, events and its annual Digital School Districts Survey.


3:00 pm

Closing Remarks


3:30 pm



A message from our Keynote Speaker


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Poway Unified School District

15250 Avenue of Science
San Diego, CA 92128

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Heather Earney
Center for Digital Education
Phone:  (916) 932-1435
E-mail:  hearney@centerdigitaled.com


San Diego, CA


Poway Unified School District

15250 Avenue of Science
San Diego, CA 92128