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English Learner Advisory Committee

  • A committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members specifically designated to advise school officials on English Learner program services.

  • Requirement
    Each California public school, grades kindergarten through 12, with 21 or more English learners, must form an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).

  • Responsibilities
    • The ELAC shall advise the principal and staff on programs and services for English learners and the School Site Council on developing the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA).
    • The ELAC shall assist the school in the development of

 a.) The school's needs assessment, and

 b.) Ways to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendance.