Cradle to Career Operations Team Meeting

August 27, 2020 from 8:30 10:00 AM


Virtual Meeting:Join Zoom Webinar

Passcode: 098344

Telephone: 1 669 900 6833 

Webinar ID: 957 0715 6276

1. Welcome and Check-in

Time: 8:30-8:40 a.m.

Presenter: Karin Demarest

Action Item: Approve Agenda

Action Item: Approve July Meeting Minutes 

  • Zoom Meeting Logistics
  • Check in

2. Childcare Crisis Progress Report

Time: 8:40-9:00 a.m.

Presenters: Karin Demarest, Angie Dillon-Shore & Ananda Sweet

  • Childcare Crisis Solutions
  • Role for Cradle to Career to educate, connect and amplify

3. Cradle to Career Insights and Priorities - Jamboard Activity

Time: 9:00-9:30 a.m.

Presenters: Karin Demarest

4. Announcements & Updates

Time: 9:30-9:50 a.m.

Presenters: Karin Demarest, Angie Dillon-Shore, Dan Blake, Lisa Carreño & Lisa Wittke Schaffner

  • C2C Advocacy Committee Update
  • Digital Divide & Sonoma County Office of Education Fund
  • Equity in Education Initiative Update
  • Family Justice Center and SCOE Webinars to Help Educators Identify and Address Child Abuse

5. Conclusion and Check-out

Time: 9:50-10:00 a.m.

Presenter: Karin Demarest

Public Comment

Future Agenda Items

Next Meeting Date and Time: September 24, 2020

Goal Areas and Strategies

Goal 1: Every Child Enters Kindergarten Ready to Succeed

  • Increase access to quality preschool
  • Increase percentage of parents reading to their children every day
  • Increase percentage of early care educators participating in professional development
  • Increase percentage of schools completing a common kindergarten readiness assessment

Goal 2: The Academic Success of Every Child is Supported In and Out of School

  • Increase access to quality in and out-of-school time opportunities
  • Support the development of systems for sharing data related to all cradle to career outcomes
  • Enhance understanding of college and career readiness requirements and opportunities for long term success
  • Promote awareness of the impacts of ACES on learning and development

Goal 3: Every Young Adult is Prepared for and Completes the Highest Level of Postsecondary Education or Training to Achieve their Career Goals

  • Promote and expand work-based learning opportunities by strengthening connections between education and industry
  • Increase the use of comprehensive education plans beginning in middle school that lead to career paths

Contact Information

Alea Tantarelli

Sonoma County Department of Health Services

Contact us by Phone


1450 Neotomas Ave.

Suite 200

Santa Rosa, CA 95405