Webinar August 3: Changes to Independent Study

CCEA Plus, Independent Study Changes

CDE to Discuss Significant Changes to Independent Study in Webinar Workshop Tuesday, August 3, 2021 @ 10:00 a.m. PST | Get Details and Register From CDE:  Assembly Bill (AB 130) was recently enacted into law and made significant changes to independent study and, for the 2021–22 school year only, requires school districts and county offices of education to offer independent … Read More

Book Now: Discounted Hotel Rooms for Conference

Sheraton Harbor Island Hotel, San Diego, CA, CCEA Plus Room Rate 2021

Don’t Wait to Get the Special Rate Important reminder! The CCEA+ Conference venue is providing our group with a special hotel room rate. Since the room block is limited, be sure to confirm your hotel reservations before August 15th. It’s likely that you need to re-book with the hotel if you made reservations last year or this past spring. We … Read More

Article: Alternative Education Models During the Pandemic

CCEA Plus, Class of 2021

The following excerpt comes from an article about alternative education models during the pandemic. The Fort Bragg USD community is featured, along with a continuation high school and two community day schools. Read the full article by Mary Makela in the Fort Bragg Advocate-News. Excerpt from the Article on “Big Picture Learning” Source: Article by Mary Makela Just prior to … Read More

Model School Application 2021 – 2022

CDE CCEA Model School Seal (MCHS)

Apply to Become a Model School We invite all continuation high schools in the state to submit an application to become a “Model School” for 2021-2022, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Recognition Program: Quick links: Timeline | Application Forms | Webinar Info | Designation Period | Invitation Letter | Pay Fee Intent to … Read More

Announcing our 2021 Model Schools

CCEA Model Continuation High Schools

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2021 California Department of Education News Release State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 27 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools (MCHS) for 2021. “Student attendance and engagement in distance learning during the school closures has been difficult—especially for students who struggled … Read More

Conference 2021 Rescheduled to September 16-19

CCEA Executive Board Decisions

Dear Valued Members, It is with deep regret that CCEA+ must postpone the annual Conference from April to September 2021. Even though we have made tremendous strides to create, prepare and structure a conference with your health as our top priority, San Diego County health officials and the Port District will prevent CCEA+ from hosting the events in April as … Read More

Fresno Unified’s Future Alternative Education School

Fresno Unified's Planned Campus Map for New Alternative School

CCEA Plus’s Jerry Abrica and Grant Thor were featured in an article about Fresno Unified’s unique plans for a new alternative school. You can read the full article here in GV Wire, written by Nancy Price. According to the article, the upcoming school will be located at the site of the old Fresno County juvenile hall. The nearly 13-acre campus … Read More

Governor Proposes Aggressive School Reopening Plan

California Governor Seal

HAPPY 2021! CCEA Plus is proud to share another year with you and our member schools. We hope this finds you and your team healthy. News from the capitol, below. Governor Newsom just proposed an aggressive school reopening effort that be will be part of his state budget proposal in January. His proposal is built upon three pillars, which are … Read More

School Reopening, Distance Learning, State Plan and CTE

Supporting and Teaching CTE through Distance Learning, CCEA Plus, CDE

Supporting and Teaching CTE through Distance Learning A message from Dan Sackheim at CDE: Dear Colleagues, We have students come to us with work habits, behavior and attendance challenges that, if not addressed, will greatly limit their ability to obtain and maintain successful employment. I am attaching the language that we were successful in including in the State Perkins Career … Read More