District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC)
Establishing and maintaining strong, collaborative relationships with EL families and communities is important since the active involvement of family and community members in the work of the schools is essential to high achievement for all students, especially ELs. Our EL Master Plan describes successful strategies our district uses for including families of ELs in supporting their education in a meaningful way that respects their backgrounds, languages, and cultures. We believe that families, as children’s first teachers, are essential partners and assets in decision-making and the overall educational achievement of their children.
English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)
Each California public school with 21 or more English learners will form an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC). At sites where an ELAC is established, the committee shall establish by-laws that set forth officers, procedures, and other legal requirements. Each site shall maintain records of the agendas and minutes of all ELAC meetings.