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District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

Last Updated: 1/10/2023 10:34 PM


Each California public school district with 51 or more English learners must form a District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) unless the district designates for this purpose a subcommittee of an existing districtwide advisory committee.



The DELAC shall advise the school district governing board on at least the following tasks:

  1. Development of a district master plan for education programs and services for English learners. The district master plan will take into consideration the school site master plans.
  2. Conducting of a district wide needs assessment on a school-by-school basis.
  3. Establishment of district program, goals, and objectives for programs and services for English learners.
  4. Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and/or teacher aide requirements.
  5. Review and comment on the school district reclassification procedures.
  6. Review and comment on the written notifications required to be sent to parents and guardians.
  7. If the DELAC acts as the English learner parent advisory committee under California Education Code Sections 52063(b)(1) and 52062(a)(2), the DELAC shall also review and comment on the development or annual update of the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).*


Composition Requirements

Parents or guardians of English learners shall constitute the majority membership (51 percent or more) of the committee.



Each school's English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC) shall have the opportunity to elect at least one of its members to be a site representative DELAC member. If the district has 31 or more ELACs, it may use a system of proportional or regional representation.



School districts shall provide DELAC members with appropriate training materials and training which will assist them in carrying out their required advisory responsibilities. Training shall be planned in full consultation with committee members, and funds from appropriate resources may be used to meet the costs of providing the training to include the costs associated with the attendance of the members at training sessions.


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(Changes in Time or Place will be Posted)

DELAC Bylaws in English || DELAC Bylaws in Spanish

Robert's Rules of Order English || Robert's Rules of Order Spanish || 


2022-2023 DELAC Meetings


September 20, 2022     AGENDA  -  MINUTES (HYBRID MEETING)

October 18, 2022     AGENDA  -  MINUTES 

January 17, 2023     AGENDA  -  MINUTES
March 7, 2023     AGENDA  -  MINUTES
April 18, 2023     AGENDA  -  MINUTES
May 16, 2023     AGENDA  -  MINUTES

2021-2022 DELAC Meetings


November 4, 2021 - AGENDA - MINUTES

January 25, 2022 - AGENDA - MINUTES
February 8, 2022 - AGENDA - MINUTES
April 13, 2022 - AGENDA - MINUTES
May 17, 2022 - AGENDA - MINUTES

2020-2021 DELAC Meetings


August 14th, 2020 - AGENDA - MINUTES

September 11th, 2020 - AGENDA - MINUTES
October 9th, 2020 - CANCELLED 
November 13th, 2020 - AGENDA - MINUTES
December 11th, 2020 - AGENDA - MINUTES
February 12th, 2021 - CANCELLED
March 12th, 2021 - AGENDA - MINUTES
April 9th, 2021 - AGENDA - MINUTES

May 14th, 2021 - AGENDA - MINUTES

2019-2020 DELAC Meetings

October 25th, 2019 - AGENDA
November 22nd, 2019 - THIS MEETING IS CANCELLED
January 31st, 2020 - AGENDA -- MINUTES
February 28th, 2020 - AGENDA
March 27th, 2020 - AGENDA
April 24th --> April 15th, 2020 - VIRTUAL MEETING! AGENDA