New Event: Leadership Academy 2018

Sheraton San Diego Marina Tower (front)

CCEA is proud to present: Continuation High School Leadership Academy — Thursday, April 26, 2018. Hosted in San Diego, a day before the 2018 CCEA Conference, Leadership Academy will be a one-day seminar focusing on the Education Code and the operation of a Continuation High School. The event will be presented by Joe Stits, former Assistant Superintendent of Bellflower Unified School District, past CCEA … Read More

CCEA Conference 2018

Sheraton San Diego Hotel and Marina (club house)

“Sailing Forward for Student Achievement” We are pleased to announce the preliminary details of the 2018 Annual CCEA Conference!  The California Continuation Education Association will host its annual conference in San Diego on April 27 – 29, 2018.  Conference registration will be available for CCEA members and non-members online or by paper registration.  Register and pay online for instant 10% off! … Read More

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 Application Deadline: September 5, 2017 Principals intending … Read More

Announcing our 2017 Models Schools

Graduation - Model School success

Congratulations to our selected Model Schools for 2017! The Model Continuation High School (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 program is sponsored by the … Read More

2017 CCEA Student Art Show & Sale

2017 CCEA Annual Student Art Show and Sale

Submit Your Students’ Artwork Give your students the opportunity to shine — display your students artwork and highlight what you have been creating throughout the year.  We will be featuring student artwork displays at the annual CCEA Conference, hosted in Fresno, California, on the weekend of April 28 – 30. Medals and prizes awarded! For Principals and Teachers: download this … Read More

President’s Letter 2017

CCEA - class meeting

Message from CCEA President I would like to welcome you to 2017 and a re-branding of the California Continuation Education Association.  We begin the year with 37 outstanding schools being eligible to be named Model Continuation Schools by the California Department of Education.  In addition, our website has undergone a complete makeover and looks awesome!  Please click around to see for … Read More

Pre-Conference Yosemite Trip

CCEA Pre-Conference Yosemite Motor Coach Trip

Announcing a Special Pre-Conference Add-On CCEA is offering a unique add-on this year — an ALL DAY motor coach trip to Yosemite.  This event will take place on Thursday, April 27th, on the day prior to the conference. Bring the family and enjoy a day visiting our most beautiful National Park.  April is the most beautiful time of the year in Yosemite. … Read More

CCEA Conference 2017

CCEA - Conference Registration 2017 - Fresno, CA

The Voice of Continuation Education for over One Hundred Years We are pleased to announce the preliminary details of the 2017 Annual CCEA Conference!  The California Continuation Education Association will host its annual conference on April 28 – 30, 2017.  Conference registration will be available for CCEA members and non-members online or by paper registration. You may register for the 2017 … Read More

The Changing Face of Continuation Schools

CCEA - The Changing Face of Continuation Education

By Mike Ilic As we move into the LCFF/LCAP era, California’s 520 continuation high schools take on increased significance. The LCFF focuses on low income and foster youth and English language learners, who make up a majority of a continuation school’s student body. To help meet a school district’s LCAP priorities in student engagement, school climate and student achievement, continuation … Read More

President’s Letter 2015-2016

CCEA - study

Welcome to the website of the California Continuation Education Association (CCEA)!  For thousands of California students, the Continuation School is a second chance, and in some cases the last chance, to re-direct their academic and socio-emotional path from one of imminent failure and dropping out to graduating with a high school diploma.  As an alternative educational option, California’s Continuation Schools … Read More