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Jeff Davis

Executive Director

California AfterSchool Network (CAN)


Jeff Davis is the Executive Director for the California AfterSchool Network (CAN) and has worked with CAN since its inception in 2006. Throughout his tenure with CAN, Jeff has played an integral role in creating quality frameworks including the Quality Standards for Expanded Learning in California. Mr. Davis organized diverse stakeholders to support older youth programs, advance after school nutrition and physical activity, address unique rural program needs, and provide effective supports for English learners.  Jeff led CAN’s efforts to implement the largest after school and summer learning STEM initiative in the nation, and has advocated for a strong role for expanded learning programs in the future of STEM education as part of the CA Superintendent of Public Instruction STEM Task force and Environmental Literacy Steering Committee. He has helped to shape statewide System of Support for Expanded Learning and workforce development efforts through participation in the CDE After School Division Strategic Implementation Team and Workforce Subcommittee of the Before and After School Advisory Committee. Jeff is excited to lend his experience in expanded learning program development and implementation, informal science and STEM learning, career exploration and workforce development, service learning, and early learning to the NLC City Summit.

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