Article: Alternative Education Models During the Pandemic

CCEA Plus, Class of 2021

The following excerpt comes from an article about alternative education models during the pandemic. The Fort Bragg USD community is featured, along with a continuation high school and two community day schools. Read the full article by Mary Makela in the Fort Bragg Advocate-News. Excerpt from the Article on “Big Picture Learning” Source: Article by Mary Makela Just prior to … Read More

Model School Application 2021 – 2022

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 2021-2022, sponsored by the California Department of Education (CDE). Model Continuation High School (MCHS) Recognition Program: Quick links: Timeline | Application Forms | Webinar Info | Designation Period | Invitation Letter | Pay Fee Intent to … 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

Model School Application 2020 – 2021

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School The application process for 2020-2021 has been completed and is closed. Congratulations to our new Model Schools! New application details will be announced here in late spring / early summer 2021 to learn how to become a 2021-2022 Model School. We invite all continuation high schools in the state to submit an application to … 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

Model School Application 2019 – 2020

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School UPDATE: the 2019 application window has ended. Thank you to all applying schools! Stay tuned for the next application dates, to be announced here on the CCEA website and on the CDE website. We invite all continuation high schools in the state to submit an application to become a “Model School” for 2019 – … 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