DELAC and English Learner Program

  • The District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) is made up of representatives from each school's English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).
     
    A DELAC is required when a school district has an enrollment of 51 or more English learners. Additionally, 51 percent of the DELAC members must be parents. The DELAC shall advise the school district governing board on all of the following tasks:
     
    Development of a district master plan including policies guiding consistent implementation of EL educational programs and services that takes into consideration the SPSA. (5 CCR) § 11308[c][1])
    Conducting of a district-wide needs assessment on a school-by-school basis. (5 CCR § 11308[c][2])
    Establishment of district program, goals, and objectives for programs and services for ELs. (5 CCR § 11308[c][3])
    Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and instructional aide requirements. (5 CCR §11308[c][4])
    Review and comment on the local educational agency’s (LEA’s) reclassification procedures.
    (5 CCR § 11308[c][6])
     
    Review and comment on the written notifications required to be sent to parents and guardians. (5 CCR§ 11308[c][7])
     
    If the DELAC acts as the EL parent advisory committee under EC §§ 52063(b)(1) and 52062(a)(2), the DELAC shall also review and comment on the development or annual update of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP). Under the local control funding formula (LCFF), districts with at least 50 ELs and whose total enrollment includes at least 15 percent ELs must establish a DELAC, and that DELAC must carry out specific responsibilities related to the LCAP.
     
    The District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) Meeting Schedule for the 2018-2019 School Year

    Location:
    EUSD Transitional Learning Center (TLC)

    Times:
    9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

    Dates: 
    October 18, 2018
    December 13, 2018
    February 21, 2019
    April 11, 2019