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English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC)

A school-level committee comprised of parents, staff, and community members designated to advise school officials on English learner programs and services.
 
Requirement
Each California public school with 21 or more English learners must form an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).
 
Responsibilities
The ELAC shall be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Advising the principal and staff in the development of a site plan for English learners and submitting the plan to the School Site Council for consideration of inclusion in the School Plan for Student Achievement.
  • Assisting in the development of the schoolwide needs assessment.
  • Ways to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendance.
  • Each ELAC shall have the opportunity to elect at least one member to the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC). Districts with 31 or more ELACs may use a system of proportional or regional representation.
 
Torrey Pines High School is proud to include the input of their parents in the ELAC meetings into discussions for program and schoolwide decisions.