Parent Education Liaison (PEL), Martha Flores: This position promotes communication between parents and the district for the purpose of increasing parent and family involvement and supporting student achievement, with an emphasis on the EL learner and his/her parent(s). The PEL helps parents understand school programs, educational offerings, how to advocate for their children, and how they can become more involved in their children’s education. The PEL also serves as staff liaison to the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) and the District Parent Advisory Committee (DPAC).
The PEL also works closely with Title I, EL, and Migrant Program coordinators at each one of the sites providing support and assistance in the development of Parent Education Programs. DELAC is comprised of representatives from each school’s English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC). DELAC’s role is to advise the district on programs and services for English Learner students. DELAC provides a place where information is shared regarding programs, new initiatives, and other current issues of importance to the education of English learners.
DPAC members are a liaison to informing parents about school activities, school programs, community events, and encouraging parent participation. They also serve as advisory council to the school district. DPAC members certify the district’s Consolidated Application and are involved in the revision of the Local Education Agency Plan.
Contact information: (661)827-3291