Governor Charles D. Baker issued Executive Order No. 581 on April 23, 2018, establishing the Commission on Digital Innovation and Lifelong Learning as an advisory body to make recommendations to the Governor and Lieutenant Governor on two main issues: (1) How to make use of innovations in higher education and workforce training to increase the education, skills, and employability of the people of Massachusetts throughout their lives; and (2) How to connect lifelong learning outcomes more closely with the needs of the Massachusetts economy and its future development.