District English Learner Advisory Committee

DELAC Invitation to Attend

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2020-21 District English Learner Advisory Committee "DELAC"

Dear Parents,

Please  join us for our 2020-21 DELAC Meetings where you can connect with other parents in the district and keep informed about the district’s EL Program.   The meeting dates and locations are listed below.  The first three meetings will be held via Zoom. You will be able to join through the Zoom link that will be emailed to you after you’ve signed up.  A Bilingual Assistant from your site will contact you to sign up. 

Topics on the agenda for Friday, September 25, 2020:

  • Review Roles and Responsibilities for DELAC
  • Review Parent Notification Letters
  • Attendance and participation during distance learning
DELAC Meeting Dates Time Location
Friday, August 28, 2020 9:00 am-11:00 am Zoom Meeting
Friday, September 25, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Zoom Meeting
Friday, November 6, 2020 10:00 am - 12:00 pm Zoom Meeting
Friday, January 22, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm TBD
Friday, April 9, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm TBD
Friday, May 14, 2021 10:00 am - 12:00 pm TBD

 

If you have any questions, please contact Kristin Gellinck-Frye, Director of Special Programs:

k.gellinck-frye@westside.k12.ca.us

Thank you!

WEBSITE_DELACInvite20200828ENGSP.pdf

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DELAC Requirements

Date(s) Completed

Legal Requirements:  The DELAC has advised the local board of education on the following (1-6 items)

 

1.     The development and/or  revision of the district’s EL Master Plan of education programs and services for English Learners is presented.

 

2.     Content and procedures for conducting a district-wide needs assessment are reviewed. 

 

3.     Development or revision of plan to assure that all teachers and instructional assistants meet compliance with all state and federal requirements.  Staffing needs are updated and revised within the LCAP.

 

4.     Establishment of district’s program goals and services for English Learners are updated in the Federal Addendum.

August 28, 2020

5.     DELAC provides review and comment on the procedures used by the district to reclassify English Learners.

August 28, 2020

6.     DELAC reviews and comments on the development of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

September 25, 2020

7.     DELAC reviews and comments on the district’s written notifications sent to parents/guardians of English Learners.

September 25, 2020

8.     Training opportunities (content and materials), are planned in full consultation with its members and are available to DELAC members to assist them in carrying out their legal advisory responsibilities.

Sent with annual parent notifications

9.     Training on the district’s Uniform Complaint Procedures, including the William’s requirements are presented to the DELAC.