ELAC

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

 

Each school with 21 or more English learner students (including Special Education schools) shall establish an elected English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC), which must meet prior to each School Site Council meeting. The ELAC must advise and make recommendations on the following four (4) legally required topics:

  • Advise the SSC on the development of the SPSA, especially those sections related to English learners (EC 64001 [a])
  • Assist in the development of the school’s needs assessment
  • Assist in the development of the school’s language census (R-30)
  • Assist in the development of the school’s efforts to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendance (EC 62002.5, 52176 [c])