Model School Application 2017 – 2018

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School

Now accepting applications!

It’s that time again.  We invite all continuation high schools in the state to submit an application to become “Model School” for 2017 – 2018, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE).  Read the official invitation letter.

Intent to Submit Form Deadline:  June 30, 2017

Principals intending to submit an application for the Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Recognition Program are required to complete the Intent to Submit Form (Attachment B) and submit it to the CDE by Friday, June 30, 2017.  The completed Intent to Submit Form should be e-mailed to:

Darice Barefield, Associate Governmental Program Analyst
E-mail: dbarefield@cde.ca.gov

Application Deadline: September 5, 2017

Completed applications must be received or delivered by 4 PM on September 5, 2017.  Mail one original and two copies to:

Jacie Ragland, Education Programs Consultant
Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office
California Department of Education
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901


Application Forms | Downloads

Model Continuation High School Application 2017-2018

Application, Guide and Instructions | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment A – Annual Assurance of Services Form | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment B – Intent to Submit Form | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment C – Application Cover Sheet | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment D – School Information Sheet | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment E – Certification | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment F – Glossary | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment G – Narrative Statement: School Profile | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment H – Program Effectiveness Statement | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment I – Quality Indicators (Self-Evaluation) | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment J – Exemplary Components Checklist | PDF Version | Word Doc
Attachment K – Application Checklist | PDF Version | Word Doc

Alternately, you can download the application forms at CDE.


Model Continuation High School Recognition Program

CCEA - AwardsHonors outstanding continuation high schools for their comprehensive programs and provides a list of model continuation high schools for school visitations.

The Model Continuation High School Recognition Program identifies and recognizes outstanding programs and creates a resource list of quality programs for school visitations. These schools provide comprehensive services to at-risk youth through the use of exemplary instructional strategies, flexible scheduling, and guidance and counseling services. The California Department of Education encourages continuation high schools that meet the eligibility criteria to submit an application to the Model Continuation High School Recognition Program.

Questions:

California Department of Education
Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office
1430 N Street, Suite 6408
Sacramento, CA 95814-5901
Phone: 916-323-2183


Invitation Letter

Dear Continuation Education High School Principal:

CCEA - The Changing Face of Continuation EducationI invite you to participate in the Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Recognition Program sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE) in cooperation with the California Continuation Education Association (CCEA).

The MCHS Recognition Program identifies and recognizes outstanding continuation high schools and creates a resource list for school visits. These model schools provide comprehensive services to at-risk youth through the use of exemplary instructional strategies, flexible scheduling, and guidance and counseling services.

The self-nomination application packet for the MCHS Recognition Program for 2017–18 is available on the CDE Model Continuation High School Recognition CDE Model Continuation High School Recognition Program page and on the CCEA website. The packet includes instructions for completing the application, reference materials, and the forms to be submitted.

Please review the eligibility criteria; all eligible schools are encouraged to apply. An Intent to Submit Form is due to the CDE by 4 p.m. on June 30, 2017. Successful applicants will be identified through an application evaluation and site visit process.

As in previous years, we will recognize and present awards to successful MCHS Recognition Program applicants at the annual CCEA State Conference.

If you have any questions regarding this subject, please contact Jacie Ragland, Education Programs Consultant, Educational Options, Student Support, and American Indian Education Office, by phone at 916-323-2568 or by e-mail at jragland@cde.ca.gov; or contact Vic Whitaker, Model Schools Liaison, California Continuation Education Association, by phone at 619-280-8485 or by e-mail at vwhit3@aol.com.

Sincerely,

William J. Ellerbee Jr., Deputy Superintendent
Student Support and Special Services Branch


Application available on Tuesday, May 16, 2017.