English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

Each school with more than 21 English learner students (including Special Education schools) shall establish an elected English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).

The responsibilities of the ELAC include:

  • Advising the School Site Council (SSC) on the development of the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA), especially those sections related to English learners.
  • Assisting in the development of the school’s Needs assessment, Language census.
  • Making efforts to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendance.
  • Advising the principal and staff on the school’s program for English learners.
  • Assisting the LDELAC in the dissemination of information and materials related to all aspects of the Master Plan for English Learners.
  • Advising in the development of and approval of the school’s Title III and Economic Impact Aid-Limited English Proficient (EIA-LEP) budgets.

The ELAC meets monthly, and members must be elected. If you are interested in serving as a member of ELAC, contact Cynthia Hernandez Morrison, Principal, at 818-346-4388.