Model SARB Recognition ProgramIdentifies outstanding results-based school attendance improvement programs that provide comprehensive services to high-risk youth with school attendance or school behavior problems.
Invitation letter, Intent to Submit, instructions, application, and rubric for the Model School Attendance Review Board (SARB) Recognition Program for 2020–21.
The Intent to Submit must be submitted to the California Department of Education (CDE) by Friday, December 18, 2020.
The application must be submitted to the CDE no later than 4 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2021.
A new, shortened, application has been developed due to circumstances created by the coronavirus (COVID-19). In addition, the submission process has been modified. Applicants are now required to upload their materials into the CDE exFiles File Transfer System. Instructions on how to upload application materials are included in the Instructions and Application document below.
- Invitation Letter
- Intent to Submit (Intent to Submit survey closed on December 18, 2020)
- Instructions and Application (DOCX; Revised 08-Dec-2020)
- Attachment 1: Application Certification Form (PDF)
Presentation of the 2020–21 Model SARB Programs
Presentation of Model SARB Programs for the 2020-21 school year at the online Annual Conference of California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance.
Presentation of the 2019–20 Model SARB Programs (Video; 26:21)
Presentation of Model SARB programs at the Annual Conference of the California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance delayed by school closures.
Announcement of 2020–21 Model SARB Programs
News Release: State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2021 Model SARB Winners.
Announcement of 2019–20 Model SARB Programs
News Release: State Superintendent Tony Thurmond Announces 2020 Model SARB Winners.
YouTube video of the Los Angeles County Office of Education (LACOE) 2019 SARB Symposium featuring Model SARB Chairpersons in Los Angeles County.
SARB Student Success Stories
The LACOE SARB Student Success Stories web page hosts videos of students discussing how SARBs in Los Angeles County enabled them to get back on track with their educations.