The Spotlight Newsletter – April 2024

CCEA Newsletter April 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Ninth Issue, April 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, The 2024 CCEA Plus Annual Conference is just a few days away. We’re thrilled to celebrate our 50th year anniversary with you in the historic city of Burbank, California. Like many celebrities who … Read More

Conference 2024 Schedule and Speakers

Reaching for the Stars, 2024 CCEA Plus Conference, Program Cover Art

Cover art excerpt (above) by student design winner: Angelina Sanchez, Valley High School | View Full Artwork 2024 Conference Schedule: Reaching for the Stars Scroll down, for the Conference 2024 Interactive Schedule App and Check-in. Or, open the full schedule app in a new window.  The latest details will be updated here. Check in as an attendee by logging into … Read More

Conference Theme and Party for 2024

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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. “Ignite Your Mind” Party on Thursday, April 25th Conference Daily Themes and Style Guide Model School Visit Bus Trip – Tentative Agenda Gala Keynote Speaker Model School Visits Tentative Agenda … Read More

Announcing Our 2024 Model Community Day Schools

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State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Inaugural Model Community Day Schools for 2024 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond today announced that eight schools have been selected as Model Community Day Schools (MCDSs) for 2024, the first year of implementation. Community day schools are schools for students who have been expelled from school or … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – March 2024

CCEA Newsletter March 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Eighth Issue, March 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Congratulations to all continuation and community day schools for being recognized by the state of California as Model Schools. This is the first year the California Department of Education has recognized community day … Read More

Announcing our 2024 Model Continuation High Schools

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State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2024 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 31 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools for 2024. Model Continuation High Schools provide comprehensive services to at-risk youth through the use of exemplary instructional strategies, flexible scheduling, … Read More

Webinar: CCAP & Early College Grants (March 6 & 12)

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Grant Money is Available Get grant to support your students! Apply by Friday, March 29, 2024. College and Career Access Pathways Grant (CCAP) $100,000 per school The goal of this funding is to provide incentives for local educational agencies (LEAs) to establish partnerships with community colleges that gives students access to college courses while in high school, especially students who … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – February 2024

CCEA Newsletter February 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Seventh Issue, February 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Encouraging and confirming news from Stanford University’s Gardner Center for Youth and Their Communities. We know educators in Alternative Ed. are second to none in their ability to connect and breathe hope into … Read More

Conference Agenda Updates

CCEA Executive Board Decisions

Conference Announcements There is an exciting, new agenda for the 2024 conference this April! New Gala Date The Model School Gala is usually held on Friday evening during the Conference weekend. For 2024, the Gala dinner will now be hosted on Saturday, April 27th. The President’s Reception starts at 6:30 p.m., with the Gala Awards Ceremony at 7:30 p.m. This … Read More

The Spotlight Newsletter – January 2024

CCEA Newsletter January 2024

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | Sixth Issue, January 2024 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, The Board would like to invite and encourage you to apply and/or nominate deserving individuals to the various awards and recognition categories from CCEA Plus. Additionally, unique school programs/practices that support student achievement … Read More