- Community and Parents
The Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP) was presented to the District English Language Advisory Committee (DELAC) on May 14, 2021 and to the Superintendent’s Advisory (PAC) on May 25, 2021.
Comments from both the DELAC and PAC are considered when developing actions and services that best meet the needs of our student groups.
- The identification and service for some students feeling apathy in the middle school with low motivation to complete assessments, which includes the English Language Proficiency Assessment for California (ELPAC) and NWEA
- The need for intervention programs during the summer
- An increased need for training for parents and students on the importance of assessments and strategies to use to prepare students to take the assessments
- An appreciation for the parent literacy classes offered across the district for parents that speak a primary language other than English
- An appreciation for the resources and materials for English Learner newcomers sent to the school sites, which included flashcards, dual language books, and dual language picture dictionaries in a variety of languages
- The need for information on intervention programs such as summer school
Superintendent’s Advisory (PAC) Comments:
- The need for additional food services for families that are struggling with food insecurities
- The addition for homework intervention time beyond the school day, which may include transportation
- Increasing additional classroom assistants for on-the-spot and timely feedback
- Lowering the student to teacher ratio to address targeted instruction opportunities
- Increasing time at school for students to socialize with their peers
- The addition of a homework hotline, either online or by phone
- Increasing training for volunteers at various levels to assist with actions/services
- Adding buddy/peer tutoring programs at sites
- Increasing intervention opportunities on Saturdays
- Increasing parent workshops to assist with technology literacy, academic support for students, and other services/resources needed for families
- Safety taken into consideration in regards to the COVID health crisis when students return to school in the fall of 2021
- The need for actions supporting services on the development of coping skills for students that have been impacted by trauma
We appreciate all of our stakeholders providing feedback on the LCAP, and we have incorporated actions and services that we believe will most efficiently meet the needs of our student groups. The LCAP Public Hearing will be held on June 8 at the Board meeting. Written comments regarding the draft LCAP can be made through Let’s Talk The draft is available for review on the homepage of the Westside Union School District website.