• Each California public school with 21 or more English learners must form an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC). The ELAC is responsible for the following tasks:


    • Advising the principal and staff in the development of a site plan
      for English learners and submitting the plan to the School Site
      Council for consideration of inclusion in the School Plan for
      Student Achievement (SPSA)
    • Assisting in the development of the schoolwide needs assessment
    • Ways to make parents aware of the importance of regular school
    • Have the opportunity to elect at least one member to the District
      English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)


    The committee meets 2-4 times a year. ELAC meetings are open to the public and an agenda and notice of each meeting is posted a minimum of 72 hours in advance of the meeting.