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

Announcing our 2021 Model Schools

CCEA Model Continuation High Schools

State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces Model Continuation High Schools for 2021 California Department of Education News Release State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond announced today that 27 schools throughout the state were recognized as Model Continuation High Schools (MCHS) for 2021. “Student attendance and engagement in distance learning during the school closures has been difficult—especially for students who struggled … 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 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

Become a Model School Reader this September

California Model School Flag - CCEA

A Message from CCEA’s President, Scott Braden Greetings CCEA members, I hope this email finds you well. As you know, CCEA, in conjunction with the California Department of Education, reads all of the Model School applications each year. There is both a Northern California Reading as well as a Southern California Reading. We encourage you to consider participating in either … 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

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