Alternative School Challenges During the Pandemic

EdSource article featuring CCEA Plus members

From the President of CCEA Plus: Just wanted to give a shout-out to our CCEA+ team for providing great insight into the challenges our students face along with alt. ed. schools during this time. Here’s the link if you haven’t had a chance to read it:   Alternative schools’ ‘relentless’ fight to keep track of students during pandemic | View … Read More

Graduating During a Pandemic

New School Community Day School, 2020 Graduation

As we all cope with the challenges of COVID-19, it’s important to celebrate the hard work of our educators, students and staff across California. On behalf of everyone at CCEA Plus, congratulations to the Class of 2020! One of our members, Bryan Love, shared his school’s graduation during the pandemic. Bryan is lead teacher at the New School Community Day … Read More

What is a Continuation School?

Student group, CCEA Plus

Introduction Walk into a continuation high school for the first time and the common expectations one has balanced against the realities of the experience are often in sharp contrast. One might expect to find kids wandering at will and hanging out all over the campus and instead find students in class, attentive and performing with no stragglers cluttering up a … Read More

Important Conference 2020 Update

CCEA Executive Board Decisions

With the COVID-19 pandemic greatly affecting all of our lives right now, we sincerely hope this finds you, your family, colleagues, students and friends safe and healthy. Our deepest sympathies go out to those suffering from the disease.   Last updated: April 8, 2020 Dear friends and colleagues, First and foremost, I hope that all is well with each of … Read More

Model School Application 2020 – 2021

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School COVID-19 Update Good news! The Model Schools program will not be cancelled this year. Applications for 2020-2021 are now open. Due to the shutdowns, the CDE and CCEA have amended the normal application schedule for prospective Model Schools. Please see below for the new dates, which have been pushed back to give you more … Read More

Announcing our 2020 Model Schools

CCEA Model Continuation High Schools

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2020 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 43 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools (MCHS) for 2020. “This recognition is a testament to the hard work, dedication, and determination of the teachers, school … Read More

Webinar January 23: Essay Pop

CCEA Plus Webinar on Essay Pop

While this webinar has ended, the full video is available to CCEA members only. To view, log in to your member account and visit the Webinars page here. Topic: Essay Pop When: Thursday, January 23, 2019, at 4:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Price: Free! essaypop is a cloud-based, interactive writing platform that teaches kids how to write great … Read More

Winter Newsletter 2019

Maritime Museum of San Diego

Webinar: Using Google Classroom Occurred on Thursday, Dec. 12th @ 4:00 PM PST  This webinar goes over the basics of creating and using Google Classroom as a tool for you and your students. Watch now (members only) Be a part of the conversation! All webinars are free to participate, and available afterward for viewing by active members. More about the … Read More

Webinar December 12th: Using Google Classroom

Webinar on Google Classroom, December 12, 2019

While this webinar has ended, the full video is available to CCEA members only. To view, log in to your member account and visit the Webinars page here.  Topic: Google Classroom for Differentiation in the Classroom When: Thursday, December 12, 2019, at 4:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) Price: Free! This webinar will go over the basics of creating … Read More

Announcing Our First CCEA Webinar: Mark Your Calendar for Oct. 3rd

DASS Conversation Virtual Meeting

While this webinar has ended, the full video, presentation slides and access to the collaborative document is available to CCEA members only. To view, log in to your member account and visit the Webinars page here. Read more about DASS below. Topic: DASS Conversation Virtual Meeting When: Thursday, Oct 3, 2019, 3:30 – 4:30 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada) … Read More