The District Advisory Committee (DAC) and the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) are comprised of parents, community members, and staff who work collaboratively with district administrators on funding programs related to the Consolidated Application and Reporting System (CARS), as well as programs related to English learners. The responsibilities of each of these advisory committees is detailed below. For specific questions on either of these committees, or to volunteer to be part of these committees, please contact Amy Collier, Director of Educational Services Programs at (626) 471-2044 or via e-mail
- Advise the district's local governing board (e.g., in person, by letters/reports, or through an administrator) on programs and services for English learners.
- Advising the district's local governing board on the following tasks:
a. Development or revision of a district master plan of education programs and services for English learners, taking into consideration the Single School
Plan for Student Achievement.
b. Conducting a district-wide needs assessment on a school-by-school basis.
c. Establishment of district programs, goals, and objectives for programs and services for English learners (e.g., parental exception waivers and funding).
d. Development of a plan to ensure compliance with any applicable teacher and instructional aide requirements.
e. Administration of the annual language census (e.g., procedures and forms).
f. Review and comment on the district's reclassification procedures.
g. Review and comment on the written notifications required to be sent to parents and guardians.
DAC is required to certify that the LEA’s Consolidated Application for specified categorical funds, including, but not limited to school-based coordinated categorical programs, compensatory education programs, and EIA programs.