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ELAC Agendas and Meeting Minutes

ELAC

Education Code 52176(b) states that all schools, including Special Education schools, with twenty-one (21) or more English Learner students, not including Reclassified Fluent English Proficient (RFEP) students, are required to establish an English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC).

Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Provide written recommendations to the SSC regarding programs and services for EL students
  • Advise on the development of the Single Plan for Student Achievement in relation to the English Learner Master Plan
  • Assist in the review of the school's language census, the assessment of achievement gaps of the EL student population, and the development and evaluation of the school's program for EL students
  • Advise on efforts to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendence and review the school's student attendance data and the District's student attendance policy.
  • Include on the agenda information related to all aspects of the District's Master Plan for English Learners
  • Use the Comprehensive School Needs Assessment to identify and address the linguistic and academic needs of EL students and to develop training and support for parents