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Ventura County Educators and Businesses to Build Ties at Upcoming Summit

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November 20, 2018

For more information:
Dave Schermer, Director of Communications


Ventura County Educators and Businesses to Build Ties at Upcoming Summit
Media Coverage Invited on Monday, November 26


cid:image008.jpg@01D449D9.21BE0860For the first time ever, Ventura County’s top educational institutions are joining forces with local business leaders to present the Ventura County Education Summit. The Summit will showcase career-related educational programs and explore new ways educators and businesses can work together to prepare students for careers in local industries. The Summit will feature presentations and panel discussions and provide opportunities for audience participation.

WHAT: Ventura County Education Summit

WHEN: Monday, November 26, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

WHERE: Ventura County Office of Education • 5100 Adolfo Road, Camarillo, CA 93012

The Summit will also mark the launch of the 2018 Education Report to the Community. For the first time, California Lutheran University, California State University Channel Islands, the Ventura Community College District and the Ventura County Office of Education have joined forces to create a publication that provides a full view of the state of education in our region. All Summit attendees will receive a copy of the Report and an electronic version will be posted after the event.

Confirmed Presenters and Panelists at the Ventura County Education Summit

Alexandria Wright

Director, Economic & Workforce Development Division

Ventura County Community College District


Chris Kimball


California Lutheran University


Drew West

General Manager of Global Services

The Trade Desk


Erika Beck


CSU Channel Islands


Greg Gillespie


Ventura County Community College District


Jacqui Irwin


California State Assembly


Juliet Herman

Director, Career Education and VC Innovates

Ventura County Office of Education


Mike Powers

County Executive Officer

County of Ventura


Mike Soules


Corwin Press


Peter Zierhut

Vice President

Haas Automation


Petra Puls

Executive Director

First 5 Ventura County


Stan Mantooth


Ventura County Office of Education


Vance Brahosky

Deputy Technical Director

Naval Surface Warfare Center



The Ventura County Education Summit is presented by: 


The Ventura County P-20 Council

In association with:

• California Lutheran University

• California State University Channel Islands

• Ventura County Community College District

• Ventura County Office of Education


And the:

• Camarillo Chamber of Commerce

• Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce

• Moorpark Chamber of Commerce

• Oxnard Chamber of Commerce

• Santa Paula Chamber of Commerce

• Ventura Chamber of Commerce

• Ventura County Workforce Development Board

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About the Ventura County P-20 Council
The Ventura County P-20 Council is a group of key decision makers from education, business, parent organizations, government and community agencies who bring together partners throughout the region to promote and to support the strengthening of educational and career pathways from pre-school (P) through college and post-secondary/career (20). Learn more at



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Dave Schermer
DIRECTOR of communications

Ventura County Office of Education
5189 Verdugo Way • Camarillo, CA 93012
Tel: (805) 383-1922 • Fax: (805) 383-1908

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