Conference Theme and Party for 2024

Universal Studios Hollywood

In this update about the 2024 Conference, we’re announcing a few new reasons you will love this year’s big event. Click the quick links below to jump to each announcement.

Thursday Party

“Ignite Your Mind” 2024

Join us on Thursday, April 25th for our annual “Meet and Greet” for a chance to network with your Alternative Ed colleagues. Free to all Conference participants. Food, games, giveaways and a no host bar. Starts at 6:30m, at the Marriott Los Angeles Burbank Airport Hotel. Wear your favorite t-shirt of your favorite actor or music artist. Have some fun on the first day of the Conference!

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Ignite Your Mind Party, Social Event on April 25, 2024, CCEA Plus

Theme Days

Conference Style Guide

Get ready to represent!

  • Thursday — Hollywood Nights: Wear a tee with your favorite actor or music artist.
  • Friday — Region Pride: Wear your region colors (t-shirt, pants, hair… your choice).
  • Saturday — School/District Pride: Wear your school or district gear.
  • Sunday — Self-Care Pride: Wear a shirt with your favorite quote, saying or positive affirmation.

Region colors — find my region:

  • Region 1 = Yellow — Southern California
  • Region 2 = Purple — Mid-Southern California
  • Region 3 = Red — Central California
  • Region 4 = Blue — Northern California

Conference Daily Themes for 2024, CCEA Plus
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Model School Visits

Tentative Agenda for the Visits on Thursday, March 25th

Five Model Schools are part of this special trip:

  • Mission High School
    Address: 11015 O’Melveny Ave, San Fernando, CA 91340
    Principal: Amy Trinidad
  • Frontier High School
    Address 9401 Painter Ave, Whittier, CA 90605
    Principal: Margie Moriarty
  • Somerset High School
    Address 9242 East Laurel St, Bellflower, CA 90706
    Principal: Mr. Cliff Higgins
  • Allan F. Daily High School
    Address: 220 N. Kenwood Street, Glendale, CA 91206
    Principal: Lonny Root, with Jaime Alarcon
  • Jewel City Community Day School
    Address: 440 West Lomita, Glendale, CA 91204
    Principal: Lonny Root, Principal

There will be three buses, each with its own schedule for the five visits:

Bus 1: Allan F. Daily – Jewel City – Mission – Hotel
Bus 2: Mission – Allan F. Daily – Jewel City – Hotel
Bus 3: Frontier – Somerset – Hotel

You can review the full tentative agenda here: Model School Visit Schedule (PDF)

Gala Keynote Speaker

California Governor SealCCEA+ will be hosting keynote speaker Ben Chida, Governor Gavin Newsom’s top education advisor. Check out this recent article about Ben titled “You’re Not Alone” from the LA Times.

See you all soon!