Photos: Model Schools Gala and Awardees 2019

John J. Cairns Continuation High School - 2019 Model Continuation High School

Thank you to all of our members and guests that joined us for the 2019 Conference and Awards dinners!  We were thrilled to have our organization together in the same place, exchanging ideas and promoting continuation education.  You are what makes CCEA special, and we hope to continue to grow and support educators across California. It is with great pleasure … Read More

Model School Application 2019 – 2020

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School Now accepting applications! We invite all continuation high schools in the state to submit an application to become a “Model School” for 2019 – 2020, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Recognition Program: Quick links: Application Forms | Timeline | Official Invitation Letter Intent to Submit Deadline: June 27, … Read More

Announcing our 2019 Model Schools

CCEA Model Continuation High Schools

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2019 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 31 schools were newly designated as Model Continuation High Schools for 2019. These schools are recognized for their innovative approach to instruction and helping students who have faced many challenges—including behavior issues, chronic … Read More

February Newsletter 2019

Levi's Stadium

A Message from CCEA’s newly appointed Executive Director, Vic Whitaker: Greetings! My name is Vic Whitaker, and I’m CCEA’s newly appointed Executive Director.  Please allow me an opportunity to introduce myself. I retired several years ago after teaching for 35 years in the same continuation high school, Chaparral High School in San Diego, California.  I’ve been a continuous member of … Read More

Moving into the Future Together

CCEA Fall 2018 Update

Three Amazing Days of Learning and Networking Join your fellow continuation school educators for the upcoming CCEA conference “Moving into the Future Together”. This is a once a year opportunity where you can connect with other alternative educators who understand the unique nuances of working within continuation schools. Whether you are a teacher, an administrator, or classified staff member – this … Read More

Model School Application 2018 – 2019

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School Update: Model Schools for 2018-2019 have already been announced. Please visit the new application links for the current year. Thank you! It’s that time again.  We invite all continuation high schools in the state to submit an application to become a “Model School” for 2018 – 2019, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). … Read More

Announcing our 2018 Model Schools

Graduation - Model School success

State Schools Chief Tom Torlakson Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2018 California Department of Education News Release SACRAMENTO—State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson today announced that 32 schools were newly designated as Model Continuation High Schools for 2018. These schools are recognized for creating innovative programs that focus on academics and social and emotional learning and helping students … Read More

Model School Application 2017 – 2018

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School Update: Model Schools for 2017-2018 have already been announced. Please visit the new application links for the current year. Thank you! 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 … 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