The purpose of the ELAC is to advise the principal and staff on
- The development of a detailed school plan for English Learners submitted to the governing board, or School Site Council
- Program and services for EL students
- The development of the school's needs assessment
- Administration of the school's language census
- Efforts to make parents aware of the importance of regular school attendance
ELAC is required for schools with an enrollment of 21 or more English Learners (EL).