The Spotlight Newsletter – August 2023

The Spotlight Newsletter, August 2023

A Monthly Newsletter From CCEA Plus | First Issue, August 2023 | Download & Share PDF Version A Message from the Board To Our Alt. Ed. Community, Thank you for your hard work, sacrifice, patience, compassion, dedication and all of your tireless efforts to nurture and support the communities you serve. This newsletter is the first of an effort from … Read More

Report: “1 in 5 Community College Students is a High Schooler”

High School graduates with diplomas

Our CDE Ambassador, Dan Sackheim, recommended this report to all members of CCEA Plus. Presented in a newsletter from The Hechinger Report, titled “1 in 5 Community College Students is a High Schooler”, you can find the entire column here written by Jill Barshay. To subscribe and support their content, visit here. Find more details at the bottom. High Schoolers … Read More

Photos: Model Schools Gala 2023

CCEA Plus 2023 Friday Gala

Model School Awards Gala 2023 Date of event: Friday, April 26, 2023 Honorees of the night: newly designated California Model Schools for 2023 Hosted by: CCEA Plus, with representation from the California Department of Education (CDE) Location of ceremony: USS Midway in San Diego, CA Fun fact: we were on an air craft carrier on the water! To view more … Read More

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 (Continuation)

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