Timeline and Results


2018 – Key Milestones Achieved

Expanded the Partnership

Bright Spots & Insights

  • Collected and analyzed initial set of Bright Spots.
  • Produced K-12 analysis tool for equity and Bright Spots by school, subject and grade.

All 7 Goals

Goal 1: Early Care

  • Launched Child Care Accessibility Project
  • Developed focus groups regarding child care access information
  • Presented focus groups findings to project sponsors
  • Presented recommendations for improving child care access information

Goal 2: Kinder Readiness

  • Launched Child Care Accessibility Project
  • Developed focus groups regarding child care access information
  • Presented focus groups findings to project sponsors
  • Presented recommendations for improving child care access information
  • Launched Child Care Accessibility Project
  • Developed focus groups regarding child care access information
  • Presented focus groups findings to project sponsors
  • Presented recommendations for improving child care access information

Goal 3: Language & Literacy

  • Produced disaggregated data report for grade-level reading

Goal 5: Youth Connectedness

  • Developed initial list of over 100 out-of-school programs serving youth in Monterey County

Goal 6: College Readiness

  • Launched A-G Improvement Project
  • Developed detailed indicators for A-G student success
  • Developed diagnostic framework for A-G root cause analysis
  • Conducted A-G focus group in two school districts; analyzed and reported findings

Goal 7: Career Readiness

  • Finished Career Pathway Guidelines and Elements
  • Detailed outcomes and indicators developed, including for career pathways
  • Piloted the MBCareerConnect.org website in two high schools
  • Began communications rollout of career pathway inventory & visualization

2017 – Key Milestones Achieved

Expanded the Partnership

  • Expanded the Partnership
  • Bright Futures designated as one of 41 partnerships nationally by StriveTogether.org
  • Updated Steering Partner role and designed new Advisor role
  • Developed Values and Beliefs for the Partnership
  • On-boarded five new Steering Partners
  • Developed an Investment Strategy for the Partnership
  • Launched Advisory Groups
    – Goals 1 & 2: Early Care & Kinder Readiness
    – Goal 3: Language & Literacy
    – Goal 5: Youth Connectedness (Pre-Advisory group)
    – Goal 6: College/Job Training Readiness

  • Bright Spots & Insights

  • Collected and analyzed initial set of Bright Spots
  • Produced K12 analysis tool for equity and Bright Spots by school, subject and grade
  • All 7 Goals

    Goal 1: Early Care

  • Launched Child Care Accessibility Project
  • Developed research plan for Child Care Accessibility Project
  • Conducted focus groups regarding child care access information
  • Presented focus group findings to project sponsors
  • Presented recommendations for improving child care access information
  • Goal 2: Kinder Readiness

  • Designed teacher questionnaire regarding measures of kindergarten readiness
  • Designed teacher questionnaire regarding measures of kindergarten readiness
  • Goal 3: Language & Literacy

  • Produced disaggregated data report for grade-level reading
  • Goal 5: Youth Conectedness

  • Developed initial list of over 100 out-of-school programs serving youth in Monterey County
  • Goal 6: College Readiness

  • Launched A-G Improvement Project
  • Developed detailed indicators for A-G student success
  • Developed diagnostic framework for A-G root cause analysis
  • Conducted A-G focus groups in two school districts; analyzed and reported findings
  • Goal 7: Career Readiness

  • Finished Career Pathway Guidelines and Elements
  • Detailed outcomes and indicators developed, including for career pathways
  • Piloted the MBCareerConnect.org website in two high schools
  • Began communications rollout of career pathway inventory & visualization
  • 2016 – Key Milestones Achieved

    2015 – Key Milestones Achieved

    2014 – Key Milestones Achieved