DELAC

District-level English Learner Advisory Committee

Comité Asesor de Estudiantes de Inglés Como Segundo Idioma a Nivel del Distrito

Each California public school district, grades kindergarten through 12, with 51 or more English learners must form a District-level English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) or subcommittee of an existing district-wide advisory committee.

Composition Requirements
Parents or guardians of English Learners not employed by the district must constitute a majority membership (51 percent or more) of the committee.

Elections
Each school English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) must have the opportunity to elect at least one member of the DELAC.  If the district has 31 or more ELACs, it may use a system of proportional or regional representation.

Major Function
The purpose of a DELAC, or subcommittee on English learner education, is to advise the district's local governing board (e.g.,in person, by letters/reports) on programs and services for English learners.

Other Tasks/Functions:

The committee advises the district's local governing board on the following:

  • Development or revision of a district master plan of education programs and services for English learners, taking into consideration the Single School Plan for Student Achievement.
  • Conducting a district-wide needs assessment on a school-by-school basis.
  • Establishment of district programs, goals, and objectives for programs and services for English learners (e.g., parental exception waivers and funding).
  • Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and instructional aide requirements.
  • Administration of the annual language census (R-30 LC Reports) (e.g., procedures and forms)
  • Review and comment on the district's reclassification procedures.
  • Review and comment on the written notifications required to be sent to parents and guardians.

2016-17

2016-2017 DELAC Meeting Information / Información de la Reunión DELAC:
    
September 12, 2016:       (12 de septiembre)   Agenda   Minutes/Actas   
December 5, 2016:      (5 de diciembre)  Agenda Minutes/Actas
February 27, 2017:       (27 de febrero)     Agenda Minutes/Actas
May 22, 2017:  (22 de mayo)   Agenda Minutes/Actas 

2015-16

2015-16 DELAC Meeting Information / Información de la Reunión DELAC:
 
4:30-6:00 p.m. / District Office
 

2014-15

2014-15 DELAC Meeting Information / Información de la Reunión DELAC:
 
4:30-6:00 p.m. / District Office  
 

2013-14

2013-14 DELAC Meeting Information / Información de la Reunión DELAC:
 
3:45 – 5:45 p.m. / District Office  
 

2012-13

2012-13 DELAC Meeting Information / Información de la Reunión DELAC:
  
    
October 8, 2012:       (8 de octubre)  Meeting Notice/Aviso de Juntas    Agenda    Minutes/Actas 
January 28, 2013:      (28 de enero) Meeting Notice/Aviso de Juntas  Agenda  Minutes/Actas
March 18, 2013:       (18 de marzo)    Meeting Notice/Aviso de Juntas   Agenda