Saddleback Valley Unified School District

Saddleback Mountains overlooking RSM Lake

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

A LEA with 51 or more English learners has a functioning DELAC or a subcommittee of an existing district committee in which at least 51 percent of the members are parents (not employed by the district) of English learners.  Under the LCFF, districts with at least 50 English learners and whose total enrollment includes at least 15% English learners must establish a DELAC, and that DELAC must carry out specific responsibilities related to the LCAP.

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

  • Development of a district master plan for education programs and services for English learners. 
  • Conducting of a district wide needs assessment on a school-by-school basis.
  • Establishment of district goals and objectives for programs and services for English learners.
  • Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and/or teacher aide requirements.

District English Learner Advisory Committee Board

Picture of President of DELAC Francisca Vasquez

Francisca Vasquez

DELAC President

" la presidente de DELAC, la razón de desempeñar este voluntariado es para aprender a cómo ayudar a mis hijos a tener mejor éxito académico y lograr que más padres se involucren también. Si yo puedo ellos pueden."

"...the reason that I volunteer as the DELAC President is to learn on how to help my children to have the best academic success and to get more parents engaged. If I can they can."

Rosa Olague

DELAC Vice President

"...acepté un lugar en DELAC porque me gusta estar al tanto de lo que pasa con la educación de mis hijos y la satisfacción que dar al saber que puedes ayudar a otra personas.""I accepted the position on DELAC because I like knowing what is going on with my children's education and the satisfaction of knowing that you can help others." 

DELAC Secretary Maria Galvan

Maria Galvan

DELAC Secretary

"...tengo el fiel pensamiento de que nuestros hijos siguen nuestros pasos... A sentirse importantes y a saber que su opinión tiene voz y cuenta."

"...I have the strong belief that our children follow our steps...To feel important and to know their opinion has a voice and counts."

DELAC Meeting Dates

ELAC/DELAC Representative Presentation