GUSD Parent and Family Engagement Opportunities

  • Reseach shows that children benefit academically when families are engaged and involved in their child's learning. 


    • 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, virtual until further notice

    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, Virtual until further notice.

    December 3, 2020

    February 4, 2021

    March 8, 2021

    May 10, 2021


    Parent Academy Sessions:

    The GUSD Parent Academy was developed based on parents' needs and will highlight information and services from various departments thorughout the school year. All parents are encouraged to participate in these virtual sessions. 


    Parent Chats:

    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.


    Newcomer Parent Chat Meetings Schedule 

    Meetings will be via Zoom until further notice. 

    Join by Zoom: