Apply to Become a Field Expert!
Thank you for your interest in being a Field Expert — either as a first time reader or a seasoned reader. The California Department of Education (CDE) and CCEA Plus have a unique partnership to empower and equip all participants to be successful contributors and evaluators at the Readings.
Apply to become a Reader or Field Expert for either the Model Continuation High School (MCHS) program or the Model Community Day School (MCDS) program.Learn more: Model Continuation High School (MCHS) program Learn more: Model Community Day School (MCDS) program
One is eligible to apply as a MCHS or MCDS Reader / Field Expert so long as they are a CCEA Plus member and in good standing.
The MCHS Reader/Field Expert helps to evaluate and qualify MCHS applications at Southern California (Region 1 and 2) and Northern California (Region 3 and 4) MCHS Readings. The MCDS Reader/Field Expert helps to evaluate and qualify MCDS applications at MCDS Readings. Readings take place in the month of September or October — usually on a Friday and/or a Saturday. Qualifying schools at the Readings will receive a site-visit, wherein readers/field experts will participate as a model school visiting team.
- Participants in the CDE-MCHS | MCDS Recognition Program are expected to maintain the highest level of confidentiality throughout the entire process– from beginning to end.
- You will be required to sign the CDE-MCHS | MCDS Confidentiality Agreement at the reading in which you take part.
- The Reading will consist of an entire day. Each participant must ascertain permission from their respective upline (Site Leader/District Leader) to participate in the MCHS | MCDS application and model school visit process.
- After the Reading, each reader/field expert will commit to a minimum of two separate model school site visits. The time commitment involved will be between two and four work days for both visits.
- Readers will be invited to the Reading in which their region corresponds.
Apply to become a Model School Reader/Field Expert
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