Emergent Multilingual Advisory Committee (EMLAC formerly English Learner Advisory Committee)

 The Emergent MultiLingual Advisory Council (EMLAC- formerly ELAC) is a state-mandated committee that supports the efforts of the school, district, and state in improving the quality of students whose primary language is other than English.  The committee, which consists of parents and teachers, has four state-mandated duties: 

  • Monitor the programs and services provided for English Learners at the school and provide input to the School Site Council.
  • Provide input into the development and implementation of the school’s needs assessment.
  • Administer, review, and provide input on the school’s annual language census
  • Create awareness parents’ awareness of the importance of regular school attendance.

In addition, the committee is focused on finding ways that the school can support English learner parents at home to assure academic success for their children. EMLAC meets 4 to 6 times per year. 

2024-2025 EMLAC Meeting Dates at Adams:

  • September 23, 2024 from 6:00pm-7:00pm In person
    • Topic: Candidates for offices and Introduction to EMLAC
  • December 9, 2024 from 6:00pm-7:00pm (Google Meet)
    • Topic: Attendance
  • January 13, 2025 from 6:00-7:00pm (Google Meet)
    • Topic: ELPAC
  • February 24, 2025 from 6:00pm-7:00pm (Google Meet)
    • Topic: Integrated and designated ELD
  • April 21, 2025 from 6:00pm-7:00pm (In Person)
    • Topic: Annual Needs Assessment, planning for the coming year, announcement of names of students being reclassified. 
  • Reclassification Celebration TBD Hosted by PTA subgroup Together Podemos

Minutes from completed meetings

  • September 12, 2022  (Minutes) Hybrid
  • December 5, 2022 (Agenda) Zoom
  • February 6, 2023 Minutes (Zoom)
  • April 10, 2023 Minutes (Zoom)
  • Reclassification Celebration TBD Hosted by PTA subgroup Together Podemos
  • September 13, 2021 (Minutes)
  • November 29, 2021  (Minutes)
  • December 12, 2021  (Slide Deck Linked)
  • February 7, 2022  (Minutes)
  • April 7, 2022 Reclassification Breakfast Celebration 8:00-9:00
  • April 11, 2022  (Minutes)

EMLAC Bylaws

DEMLAC (District English Learner Advisory Committee)

  • TBD