GUSD Parent and Family Engagement Policy
Reseach shows that children benefit academically when families are engaged and involved in their child's learning.
WAYS TO GET INVOLVED:
- Become an active member of the school community
- Provide support in your child's learning at home
- Join District and school leadership groups
District Level Opportunities for Parent & Family Engagement
Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Committee:
The Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) Committee is made up of a group of stakeholders (parents/guardians, students, District/site employees, and community members) that meet several times a year to gather input to implement in the District LCAP plan. The LCAP contains goals and actions that will guide the District on how to achieve these goals. All parents/guardians, students, employees and community members are invited to be a part of the committee. Translators and childcare are provided.
LCAP Town Hall Meetings @ 6:00pm-7:00pm, GUSD Administration Center - Board Room, 223 N. Jackson Street, Glendale, CA 91206
December 7, 2020
January 25, 2021
March 1, 2021
May 17, 2021
District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC):
The District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC) is the committee that advises the District governing board on programs and services for English learner students. Each site ELAC may elect a member to the District English Language Advisory Committee. Parents/guardians of English learner students are encouraged to participate. Translators and childcare are provided.
DELAC Meetings @ 5:30pm-6:30pm, GUSD Administration Center - Board Room, 223 N. Jackson Street, Glendale, CA 91206
October 14, 2020 (Virtually)
December 3, 2020
February 4, 2021
March 8, 2021
May 10, 2021
The District offers Parent Chat meetings to all Glendale Newcomer families. These meetings are an effective way to introduce families to the various programs and services available to them throughout the District and community. Each meeting will address a different topic.
Meetings will be via Zoom until further notice.
Join by Zoom: https://glendaleusd.zoom.us/j/91322440494
Site Level Opportunities for Parent & Family Engagement
Please check with your site to get more information on these opportunities and how you may participate.
English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC)/School Site Council (SSC):
Each California public school with 21 or more English learners must form an English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC). The responsibilities of an ELAC is to advise the principal and staff in the development of a site plan for English learners and present to the School Site Council (SSC) for inclusion in the School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) and assist in the development of the schoolwide needs assessment.
Schools operating a categorical program funded through the Consolidated Application (ConApp) shall establish a School Site Council (SSC) if the program requires a School Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA). The purpose of the SSC is to develop the SPSA, review and update the plan annually, propose expenditure of funds allocated from the ConApp and Local Control Accountability Plan (LCAP) and present the SPSA to the local governing board for approval.
Principal Monthly Meetings:
Sites may hold monthly informational meetings for parents/guardians with the Principal to maintain school community up-to-date with monthly happenings and other topics of interest.