California Community Colleges
Daisy Gonzales is the acting chancellor of California Community Colleges. Her primary focus is implementing and tracking the commitments and goals outlined in California Community Colleges’ Vision for Success, which seeks to demolish achievement gaps, boost transfers to University of California and California State University campuses, and provide Californians with the necessary job skills to find good-paying careers. Prior to joining the chancellor’s office, Gonzales was the principal consultant for the California Assembly Appropriations Committee, associate director of PACE, and a third grade teacher. Gonzales received her PhD in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.