District English Learner Advisory Committee

2021-22 DELAC Invitation to Attend


Dear Parents and Guardians of EL Students,
Please join us for our 2021-22 DELAC meetings; a committee where you can connect with other parents in the district, receive updates on the District EL Program, and become part of a growing community dedicated to supporting EL students and building partnerships with their families.
We are pleased to announce that we will be meeting in person on Friday, May 13, 2022 at 10:00 a.m. in "The Nest" -Multi-purpose room at The Idea Academy at Cottonwood, located at 2740 West Ave P-8, Palmdale, CA.
Some of the topics we will cover this year are:

  • District program goals and services for English learners.
  • Procedures used by the District to reclassify English Learners.
  • The district's written notifications to parents/guardians of English learners.
  • English Learner Proficiency Assessments for California (ELPAC)
  • Preparation of the Plan and Local Control (LCAP).
  • Training opportunities and literacy classes for parents of EL students; and ways you can get involved.

Please contact the bilingual assistants at your site if you have additional questions.

We will be meeting in person for our next DELAC meeting!

Friday, May 13, 2022

10:00 a. m. - 12:00 p.m.

The Idea Academy at Cottonwood

Community Room - "The Nest"

2740 West Avenue P-8

Palmdale, California

We look forward to seeing you all and reconnecting with parents and friends.


DELAC Meeting Dates Hour Location
Friday, September 24, 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom
Friday, November 5, 2021 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom
Friday, January 28, 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Zoom
Friday, April 12, 2022 9:00 -11:00 Cottonwood Community Room
Friday, May 13, 2022 10:00 - 12:00 Cottonwood Community Room

If you have any questions, please contact the EL Department through Let's Talk:

EL Department - Let's Talk



Calendar of Events

Agendas, Minutes and Handouts

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.


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


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


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


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.


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