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English Learner Program Contacts

English Learner Services email:

Ana Ramirez, ELD Specialist
760 331-6079

Stacey Ross, ELD Specialist
760 331-5710

Kasia Obrzut, Director of Elementary 
760 331-5014

English Learner Parent Advisory Committees

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

Schools are required to have an ELAC when there are more than 21 English Learners at the school. 


ELAC Responsibilities:

  • Advise principal and school staff on:

    • Development of site plan for ELs (submit a plan to SSC to include in SPSA)

  • Assist in:

    • Development of school-wide needs assessment

    • Reviewing the importance of regular attendance

  • ELAC elects at least 1 member to District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)


District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

Districts are required to have a DELAC when there are 51 or more English Learners in the district.


DELAC Responsibilities include:

  • Advise the governing board (in person or in writing) on:

    • Development of district master plan for educational programs and services for ELs that take into consideration the SPSA (i.e. the LCAP)

    • Conducting the district-wide needs assessment on a school by school basis (LCAP stakeholder survey/consultation as long as school by school)

    • Establishment of district program, goal, and objectives for program and services for ELs (i.e. the LCAP)

    • Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and paraprofessional requirements

  • Review and Comment on:

    • Written notifications required to be sent to parents/guardians (initial registration, school events, program options)

    • ConApp (Title III budget)

    • Reclassification procedures