Youth Development

CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE FOUNDATION

  • San Diego, CA
  • www.classroomofthefuture.org

Mission Statement

To unite business, community, and educational leaders in creating innovative learning environments in San Diego County public schools that prepare our students to thrive in a competitive, global society.

Main Programs

  1. Journeys Career Discovery Pilot
  2. Innovation in Education Awards
  3. USS Midway Museum
  4. TeamRED Collaborative Partnership Program
  5. High Tech Academic Achievement Scholarship Program
Service Areas

Self-reported

California

All 42 school districts of San Diego County

ruling year

1997

Chief Executive Officer since 1997

Self-reported

Mr. James Wright

Keywords

Self-reported

innovation, scholarships, education, teachers, leadership, career pathways

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Also Known As

CFF

EIN

33-0765068

Physical Address

6401 Linda Vista Road Room 207

San Diego, CA 92111

Contact

Cause Area (NTEE Code)

Other Youth Development N.E.C. (O99)

Alliance/Advocacy Organizations (B01)

IRS Filing Requirement

This organization is required to file an IRS Form 990 or 990-EZ.

Programs + Results

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Programs

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Program 1

Journeys Career Discovery Pilot

To ensure San Diego students achieve college and career ready outcomes when they graduate high school.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

$10,000

Program 2

Innovation in Education Awards

Celebrating innovation and honoring achievement that galvanizes the business and education community around innovation in the classroom. Innovation in Education awards are given to four award winning innovative school programs each year in San Diego County that showcase classroom initiatives that inspire students toward greater academic achievement. Each classroom awardee receives a financial grant of $5,000 to help scale this innovative program. High Tech Academic Achievement Scholarships are awarded to students of extraordinary achievement faced with personal challenges. Special awards are given to innovative educators.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

$100,000

Program 3

USS Midway Museum

Ensure more students learn through the digital space.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

$25,000

Program 4

TeamRED Collaborative Partnership Program

Successful technology integration and digital transformation in school districts.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Adults

Budget

$10,000

Program 5

High Tech Academic Achievement Scholarship Program

Ensure that more high achieving students attain their goals for a STEM career.

Category

Education

Population(s) Served

Children and Youth (infants - 19 years.)

Ethnic/Racial Minorities -- General

Budget

$20,000

Service Areas

Self-reported

California

All 42 school districts of San Diego County

Funding Needs

Contributions;Grants

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CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE FOUNDATION
Fiscal year: Jul 01-Jun 30
Yes, financials were audited by an independent accountant.

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Leadership

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Chief Executive Officer

Mr. James Wright

BIO

James Wright, CEO provides the organization strengths and knowledge for developing programs, mobilizing the community and securing resources. He has more than seven years' of resource development, marketing, and senior leadership experience with local and national nonprofit organizations. Prior to joining CFF he served as Director of Development and Marketing for the largest distributor of charitable food in San Diego County; helping to raise on average more than $5 million in private support annually. Previous to this role, he served two years at the Federation of American Scientists, a national policy think tank in Washington D.C.

Wright holds a bachelor of arts degree from George Washington University and a master's degree in nonprofit leadership and management from the University of San Diego. Recently recognized as one of San Diego's best and brightest minds, Wright was awarded San Diego Metro magazine's 40 under 40 Award for 2016.

STATEMENT FROM THE Chief Executive Officer

"Founded in 1997, CFF has been inspiring community stakeholders to enhance learning technology and innovative practices for improving student's academic achievement. At the core of its mission, is career pathways, which leverages technology to make students' education relevant to the world of work and prepares students to be San Diego's future workforce. The organization's current programming includes career pathways support to schools to help students become college and career ready, professional development for educators around effective technology implementation and connecting education to job relevance, support to educational community partners i.e. the USS Midway Museum to bring innovative learning to students, and a scholarship program for students pursuing STEM degrees."

Governance

BOARD CHAIR

Mr. Darrell Stewart

Intel, Americas

Term: July 2016 - June 2017

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