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Cradle to Career Operations Team Meeting

Date: February 24, 2022

Time: 8:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Zoom Information:

Meeting ID: 976 5480 9360

Passcode: 499801

Phone: +1 669 900 9128

Registration Required: No

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  1. Welcome and Check-in

Time: 8:30-8:35 a.m.

Presenter: Karin Demarest

Action Item: Approve Agenda

Action Item: Approve February Meeting Minutes 

  • Check in


  1. Results Based Accountability Activity with C2C Kindergarten Readiness Indicator

Time: 8:35-9:35 a.m.

Presenters: Kellie Noe, Norine Doherty & Allison Carr


  1. Announcements & Updates

Time: 9:35-9:50 a.m.

Presenters: Kellie Noe, Dan Blake, Karin Demarest & Alea Tantarelli

  • Cradle to Career Dashboard Launch
  • Candidate Forum for County Superintendent
  • Cradle to Career Transition Next Steps
  • In Person C2C Meetings


  1. Celebrating & Supporting Cradle to Career Goals

Time: 9:50-9:55 a.m.

Presenters: All Members

  • Sharing actions & contributions towards Educating, Connecting & Amplifying


  1. Conclusion and Check-out

Time: 9:55-10:00 a.m.

Presenter: Karin Demarest

Public Comment

Future Agenda Items

Next Meeting Date and Time: April 28th 2022 8:30am-10:00am  



Times are approximate.

Presenters are subject to change.


For more information, contact Alea Tantarelli, Department of Health Services, Cradle to Career Initiative (707) 565‐5364,


Note: Meetings are open to the public. Persons wishing to address Health Action are invited to speak during the Public Comment period.  For information on access for persons with disabilities or to review materials, contact Department of Health Services, 1450 Neotomas Ave. Avenue, Suite 200, Santa Rosa, CA  95405, (707) 565-4700.




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