September 20, 2022

Media Contact: Shannon Serrato
(916) 208-5851

Media Advisory: California’s Cradle-to-Career Data System to Seat Advisory Boards 

SACRAMENTO, CA – The California Cradle-to-Career (C2C) Data System’s new advisory board members will be sworn in and onboarded this week, as authorized by 2021 legislation. Advisory board members were drawn from the end users of C2C, including practitioners, families, students, adult learners and workers, community organization staff, research organization staff, and advocacy organization staff. More than 90 individuals applied for the total of 32 advisory board positions.

  • The Community Engagement Advisory Board examines whether C2C is creating strong feedback loops with data users, supporting evidence-based decision-making and analytical capacity, and ensuring equitable access to actionable information.
  • The Data & Tools Advisory Board examines whether the data system is providing actionable information and identifying ways to improve access to that information. 
WHEN: Community Engagement Advisory Board – Wednesday, September 21, 2022 | 9:30a-12:30p PT
Data & Tools Advisory Board – Thursday, September 22, 2022 | 9:30a-12:30p PT
WHERE: Remote via Zoom:

The meeting agendas and related information can be found here and here.

For questions, please contact Shannon Serrato at or (916) 208-5851.


The State of California’s Office of Cradle to Career Data, part of the California Government Operations Agency, seeks to foster evidence-based decision-making to help Californians build more equitable futures and empower individuals to reach their full potential through creation of user- friendly, data-informed tools to deliver information on education and workforce outcomes. It will put actionable information into the hands of students, families, educators, researchers, advocates, and public policy decision makers. For more information on the Office of Cradle to Career Data, go to