DELAC

  • What is DELAC?

    It is a parent-led committee comprised of English Learner (EL) parents and community members whose task is to provide recommendations to school and district officials in regard to programs and services provided to EL students. DELAC is the official voice of our 5,500 EL families.

     
    Composition Requirements of DELAC in the Rialto Unified School District
    Parents or guardians of English learners not employed by the district make up the voting members of DELAC.

    Elections
    Each site's English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) must have the opportunity to elect at least one representative and one alternate member to the DELAC. 

    Tasks
    The committee advises the Board of Education on the following:
    • Development or revision of a plan of education for programs and services for English learners.
    • Establishment of district programs, goals and objectives for programs and services for English learners.
    • Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and instructional aide requirements.
    • Review and input on the district’s reclassification procedures.
    • Review and input on written notifications required to be disseminated to families

    Training
    The district shall provide for all DELAC members:
    1. Appropriate training and materials to assist each member to carry out his or her legally required advisory responsibilities.
    2. Training which is planned in full consultation with DELAC members.