2023 Award Winners

USS Midway, CCEA Awards Gala 2021

Congratulations to all our awardees this year! Our new 2023 Model Schools will be honored and presented in person at the Gala dinner on Friday, April 27th. Professional awards, exemplary programs and our student contest winners will be honored in person at the Awards luncheon on Saturday, April 28th. We’re proud to announce these winners below (please scroll down) and … Read More

Conference 2023 Schedule and Speakers

2023 CCEA+ Conference Program Art, by Casey Andres Ruiz, WASCO Independence High School

Cover art excerpt (above) by student design winner: Casey Andres Ruiz, WASCO Independence High School | View Full Artwork 2023 Conference Schedule: “Taking Off Into the Future” Scroll down, click the tabs for Conference 2023 Interactive Schedule App and Check-in. Or, open the full schedule app in a new window.  Details will be updated here. Check in as an attendee … Read More

Model School Application 2023 – 2024

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 2023-2024, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). The Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Recognition Program identifies and recognizes outstanding programs and creates a resource list of quality programs for school visitations. These schools provide … Read More

Program Summaries for 2023 Model Schools

California Department of Education

Model Continuation High Schools Recognized in 2023 Thirty-seven schools have been awarded Model Continuation High School (MCHS) status for 2023. Review teams conducted a Site Validation Visit to each of the schools and prepared a report based on their findings. These reports included a Program Summary, which explains specifically how the awardees meet the criteria for recognition as a MCHS. … Read More

Announcing our 2023 Model Schools

California Model School Flag - CCEA

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2023 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 37 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools (MCHS) for 2023. Model Continuation High Schools provide comprehensive services to at-risk youth through the use of exemplary instructional strategies, flexible … Read More

Conference Announcements: Party, Theme Days, Keynote

CCEA Meet and Greet announcement

Quick links — Conference Theme Days | Meet and Greet Party (April 27th) | Keynote Speaker (Martin Leyva) Conference Theme Days Conference Meet and Greet Party Conference Keynote Speaker We’re excited to announce keynote speaker Martin Leyva will join us at this year’s Conference. Biography: Martin Leyva is the program coordinator for Project Rebound at CSU-San Marcos. Leyva is a … Read More

Message from our CDE Ambassador

CCEA Plus 2022 Friday Breakfast and Keynote Event

Dear Colleagues, The “Plus” in the name California Continuation Education Association Plus refers to all types of educational options schools and programs, including community day schools, opportunity education, alternative schools and programs of choice as well as continuation education. This is a great opportunity for all of you to attend a powerful conference and network with peers, as well as … Read More

Photos: Conference, Model Schools Gala and Awardees 2022

CCEA Plus 2022 Friday Gala

Thank you to all of our members and guests that joined us for the 2022 Conference and Awards dinners! We were thrilled to have our organization together in the same place, exchanging ideas and promoting continuation education. You are what makes CCEA+ special, and we hope to continue to grow and support educators across California. It is with great pleasure that we … Read More

Exemplary Programs and Awardees 2022

CCEA Plus 2022 Friday Gala

Congratulations to our professional awardees, model schools and exemplary programs! All were honored in person at the 2022 Conference in May. Find event and awards photos in this gallery post, and the interactive schedule here. Quick links: State Award Honorees | Exemplary Programs | Model Schools 2022 State Awards Honorees Administrators of the Year Region 1: Horacio Perez, Vail High … Read More