Each school with 21 or more English learners (also known as LEP students), regardless of language, must form a functioning English learner advisory committee or subcommittee.
On the committee, the percentage of parents of English learners is to be at least the same at the school. After formation and training of the ELAC, the ELAC may delegate its legal responsibilities to an existing school advisory committee or subcommittee.
Requirements for ELAC elections include:
The purpose of the ELAC (or subcommittee, if appropriate) is to advise the principal and school staff on programs and services for English learners.
The committee advises (reviews and comments) on at least the following: