Model School Application 2020 – 2021

California Department of Education

Apply to Become a Model School COVID-19 Update Good news! The Model Schools program will not be cancelled this year. Applications for 2020-2021 are now open. Due to the shutdowns, the CDE and CCEA have amended the normal application schedule for prospective Model Schools. Please see below for the new dates, which have been pushed back to give you more … 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

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