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C2C September Community Conversation
September 28 @ 12-1p PT

The California Cradle-to-Career team continues to make significant progress toward establishing the country’s most comprehensive data system. We pleased to offer another opportunity for you to hear more details on our work and ask any questions you may have.

Join us on September 28 at 12p PT for the next California Cradle-to-Career Data System Community Conversation. Do you want to learn more about what a data dashboard is? Do you have ideas about what a data dashboard should do? We’re planning some activities to cover these topics. During the event, you’ll learn more about what a data dashboard is. You’ll also have the chance to share your thoughts about what you want out of data dashboards.

Register for the event here.


Advisory Board Meetings

Two advisory boards will provide opportunities for data users to help improve the Cradle-to-Career System. Advisory board members were appointed by the Governing Board and include people who use the Cradle-to-Career System, including practitioners, families, students, adult learners and workers, community organization staff, research organization staff, and advocacy organization staff.


C2C Community Engagement Advisory Board Meeting

The Community Engagement Advisory Board will create strong feedback loops with data users to support evidence-based decision making, analytical capacity, and equitable access to actionable information.

September 21, 9:30a-12:30p PT – Agenda Recording Meeting Slides | October 26, 9:30a-5p PT


C2C Data & Tools Advisory Board Meetings

The Data & Tools Advisory Board will help ensure that the data tools provide actionable information.

September 22, 9:30a-12:30p PT – Agenda Recording Meeting Slides | October 27, 9:30a-5p PT


Governing Board Meetings

The Cradle-to-Career Governing Board includes representatives from data providers, policymakers, and the community. The Governing Board balances expertise in K-12, postsecondary, social services, workforce, as well as government and public perspectives.

May 11 – Agenda |August 10 – Agenda | November 2

Click here for more information about the C2C Governing Board Meetings


Inaugural Taskforce Meetings

The Office of Cradle to Career Data is convening two taskforces to discuss ways to consistently calculate data points that will be part of the C2C analytical data set. Each taskforce is made up of data experts who will meet four times to develop recommendations for specific metric calculations.

All meetings will be open to the public and held over Zoom. Agendas and materials will be posted several days in advance, and log in information for each session will be posted to the website on the day of the meeting. Members of the public are welcome to submit comments either in advance to info@c2c.ca.gov or via chat during the meeting.

  • The Teacher Data Taskforce will develop definitions for teacher preparation programs, teacher credentialing, teacher placement, and teacher retention using information provided by the California Department of Education, California Community Colleges Chancellor’s Office, California State University, and the Commission for Teacher Credentialing.

June 10, 11:30-1 – Agenda | June 22 – Canceled | July 7, 11:30-1 | July 18 10-11:30

  • The Employment Data Taskforce will develop definitions for employment and earnings using unemployment insurance source data provided by the Employment Development Department.

June 7, 1-2:30 – Agenda – Recording | June 23 – Canceled | July 6, 3-4:30 | July 20 12-1:30


Ad Hoc Committee Meetings

The Cradle to Career Governing Board is convening a subset of its members in an ad hoc committee to establish the performance review process for the Executive Director. The committee will meet twice to develop a draft policy and sample documents, which will be discussed at the August 10, 2022 Governing Board meeting.

All meetings will be held over Zoom and open to the public. Agendas for the two meetings are posted below, materials will be posted several days in advance, and log in information for each session will be posted to the website on the day of the meeting. Members of the public are welcome to submit comments either in advance to info@c2c.ca.gov or at the meeting.

June 29, 9:30-12:30 – Agenda | Draft Policy | Draft Review Form|

July 11, 9:30-12:30 – Agenda | Draft Policy | Draft Review Form

Your Input Will Create a More Useful Data System

There are multiple ways to get involved with the Cradle-to-Career System, including:

    • Participate in the design of the dashboards
    • Serve as an ambassador for the Cradle-to-Career System by helping educators, families, schools, and communities understand how it can benefit them
    • Find out more about how to start using available tools: CaliforniaColleges.edu and eTranscript California 

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Stay Informed

Sign up for updates on the Cradle-to-Career System, learn about the launch, and help us spread the word.