Apple For Excellence Award
CCBE is proud to have established the Apple for Excellence Award to recognize outstanding programs administered by county offices of education reflecting the depth and breadth of a county education program necessary to address students’ changing needs. This also allows CCBE to express appreciation to the dedicated educators in county offices across the state that strive to provide high-quality education with cutting-edge innovation.
This award is bestowed upon the top County Office of Education program that is a winner of the CSBA’s Golden Bell Awards. Apple for Excellence Awards are presented at the CSBA Golden Bell Awards reception event each year in December by the CCBE president. Award winners are selected by the CCBE Awards Committee. Each year, through the CSBA Golden Bell Awards program an announcement is sent to all county offices and districts encouraging them to nominate projects or programs from their county for consideration.
2021 Apple for Excellence Award winner
Sacramento County Office of Education
The Senior Extension Program provides academic and transition services to young adults, aged 17 -21 years, who did not complete the requirements to earn a high school diploma. The program benefits young adult students by providing year-round individualized support. In addition to providing a strong academic program, Senior Extension staff utilize a highly Description : personalized approach to address the individual needs of students, promote the completion of a high school diploma and successful transitions to post-secondary (college, technical training or the military) and the workforce.
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