Daisy Gonzales

Daisy Gonzales
Daisy Gonzales
Deputy Chancellor,
California Community Colleges

Daisy Gonzales, the deputy chancellor of California Community Colleges, is a former foster youth who was among the first in her family to attend college. Her primary focus is implementing and tracking the commitments and goals outlined in California Community Colleges’ Vision for Success that 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. She holds a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, Santa Barbara.

 

Publications by Daisy Gonzales
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Continuous Improvement Series Policymakers and educators at all levels of the system are wrestling with the virtually simultaneous implementation of four radically new and promising policy initiatives: the Common Core State Standards (CCSS);…