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English Learner Advisory Committees (ELAC & DELAC)

School Site English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

The school site English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) is a voluntary advisory committee made up of parents/guardians that works to advise, review, and assist the school principal and staff in the development of appropriate programs for limited English proficient students.

ELAC members discuss, evaluate, and advocate for improved services for English Learners, assist in the development of the School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA), make budget recommendations, and create a structure for communication.

  • For more information about the ELAC, please contact your school site teacher specialist.

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

Every California public school district with 51 or more English learner (EL) students must form a District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC). The DELAC advises the district's local governing board on programs and services for ELs, including the following tasks:

  • Development or revision of a district master plan of education programs and services for ELs, taking into consideration the Single School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA).
  • Conducting a district-wide needs assessment on a school-by-school basis.
  • Establishment of district programs, goals, and objectives for programs and services for ELs.
  • Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and instructional aide requirements.
  • Administration of the annual language census.
  • Review and comment on the district's reclassification procedures.
  • Review and comment on the written notifications required to be sent to parents and guardians. 

2023-24 DELAC Meeting Schedule

All parents/guardians of English learners are encouraged to attend!

Meetings will be virtual until further notice. Google Meets links will be included below prior to each meeting.

Translation/ interpretation will be provided for all meetings.

Meeting Dates

  • Monday, October 2, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, December 11, 2023, 5:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, February 6, 2024, 5:30 p.m.
  • Monday, March 11, 2024, 5:30 p.m. | Link to Meeting
  • Monday, May 6, 2024, 5:30 p.m.