What is the English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)
- Community group that participates in reviewing the school's English Learner program
- Members represent parents of English Learners, teachers, other school staff
Why is the ELAC Important?
- Legally required group by California law
-Provides school staff members, parents, community members a voice in reviewing the English Learner Program
What Does the ELAC do?
- Develop school's needs assessment
- Assists with the administration of the annual language census
- Consults with SSC about the SPSA
- Provides input into the English Language Program
How Do I Become a Member?
- Attend ELAC meetings regularly, as a member of the public, to decide if you would like to become involved
- Talk with the Principal about your interest in serving on the ELAC
- Participate in the annual elections; members are elected by the group they represent
- No experience is needed; the District provides training to new members annually to learn about your new role