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To request CELDT scores or other English Learner status information, please fax your request form to (831)761-6021 or call (831)761-6165.




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English Learner Advisory Committee - ELAC

The English Learner Advisory Committee, ELAC, is established to promote a meaningful connection with the parents of English learner students (EL) at the school site.  Every school with 21 or more EL students must offer the opportunity to establish an ELAC. 

The percentage of parents of English learners on the committee must be at least the same as that of English learners at the school. NOTE: Examples of membership include any parent, staff and interested community members.

The committee advises and assists the school on the following:

  • The school's program for English learners
  • The development of the Single School Plan for Student Achievement
  • The school's needs assessment
  • The school's annual language census (R30)
  • Efforts to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendance

For School Sites- Below you will find guidance in the form of "protocols" that have been created to keep all site ELACs in compliance with State regulations, please READ them. Below each protocol you will find the various documents, forms and PPTs to be used with your ELAC. You will find some documents must be downloaded first, in order for you to view the appropriate format.

  1. Protocol- Forming ELAC

Sample Flyers  Note: you will need

to change the dates & make them current to your meeting.

Initial Meeting PPT- SPAN


Initial Meeting PPT- ENG


ELAC Brochure   English     Spanish



ELAC Duties

CDE Doc.

Membership List

(to be submitted to Ruby, Ed. Services, no later than 9/18/17)


How ELAC will Function Form 

Eng   Span

(to be submitted to Ruby, Ed. Services, by 10/20/17)

Helpful Tips:


   2. Protocol- Conducting Ongoing Meetings

Attendance Sheet- submitted to Ruby, Ed. Services after every meeting

Minutes template- meeting minutes are submitted to Ruby, Ed. Services after every meeting


ELAC Advice Form- to be used to document any advice/recommendation that the ELAC is offering to the school site


Sample By laws

Ideas on how to cover Required Tasks  SPANISH doc.


ELAC Task- School Needs Assessment (ideas to complete this task)  English    Spanish

ELAC Summary Form -to be completed and submitted at the DELAC mtg. by the school site parent rep.


   3. Protocol- Delegating or Conducting ELAC Adjacent (to another established parent group) NOTE: ELAC can not be combined with another committee, when conducting adjcent to another meeting there must be seperate agendas and sign in sheets.


Delegating Form- This form must be signed and submitted to Ruby, Ed. Services, immediately after the receiving committee has assumed the ELAC responsabilities      English         Spanish



4.  Protocol- Electing the DELAC Representative

The Role of the DELAC Parent Representative


District English Learner Advisory Committee - DELAC

Each California public school district, grades K-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. 

Parents or guardians of English learners not employed by the district must constitute a majority membership (51% or more) of the committee.

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

The purpose of the 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 listed below.


I'm Looking For... Estoy Buscando...


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Jean Gottlob

Director of Equity and Accountability

786-2100 ext 2612

Ariel Benson

Language Assessment Specialist

786-2100 ext 6747

Betz Flores

Testing Specialist


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Brenda Guzman

Parent Education Specialist

786-2100 ext 2581

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Delia Schekman

Data Entry Specialist 

786-2100 ext 2576

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Erica Raymond

Data Entry Specialist

786-2100 ext 2574

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Jennifer Perez

Parent Education Specialist

786-2100 ext 2585

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Maria Aguilera

Parent Education Specialist

786-2100 ext 2598

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Ruby Vasquez

Parent Education Trainer, Curriculum Coach

786-2100 ext 2614


Program Options Letter- Instructions for Schools

Generic flyers to announce site Program Option Meetings for Parents/Guardians

Click on the links, insert the necessary information, duplicate and distribute to parents/guardians.


Flyers to announce Program Option meeting during school hours:




Flyers to announce Program Option meeting during afterschool, evening hours:



EL Services Resource Links