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Bilingual Parent Advisory Council (BPAC)

BPAC Board 2015-2016

President - Presidente

Humberto Sanchez

 

Vice President - Vicepresidente

Leonardo Velasquez

 

Secretary - Seretario

Oscar Lopez

 

Treasurer - Tesorero

Rigoberto Guzaro

 

Public Relations - Relaciones Públicas​

Elia Reyes and Nicolasa Lopez

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Bilingual Parent Advisory Council (BPAC)

The goal of the Elmhurst Bilingual Parent Advisory Council (BPAC) is to support programs that serve English Learners (ELs) and to advocate for the development of bilingual and biliterate students. The Elmhurst BPAC provides family support, information, communication and learning activities that will assist in ensuring our students have equal access to education as they grow into global citizens.

 

School districts that have Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE) programs are required to establish a Bilingual Parent Advisory Council (BPAC). The majority of the BPAC is comprised of parents or legal guardians of students enrolled in these programs, teachers, administrators and other community members. The committee must meet at least four times per year and participates in the planning, operation and evaluation of the program and also reviews the district's grant applications. 

Elmhurst BPAC 2015-2016

The Elmhurst BPAC meets once a month at Conrad Fischer Elementary School. Meetings are the third Thursday of the month from 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm. Childcare is always provided by the Latina Dreamers and NHS members from York. Door prizes are given away at each meeting to everyone who attends. Below are the dates and topics of this year's meetings. Join us!

 

October 22, 2015 - Business Meeting, Elections, and Planning for the Year

 

November 19, 2015 - Elections, PARCC Presentation

 

December 17, 2015 - The American Education System

 

January 21, 2016 - How to Help Your Child Get Into College

 

February 18, 2016 - Working with Your Child at Home

 

March 17, 2016 - Internet Safety Presented by Bensenville Police Office Joel Vargas

 

April 21, 2016 - The Importance and Advantages to Being Bilingual and Biliterate Presented by Dr. Patricia Chamberlain

 

May 7, 2016 - Statewide Annual Bilingual Parent Summit

BPAC Meetings and Events

Leonard, Ariana
District ELL Program Coordinator aleonard@elmhurst205.org

Title I Parent Liaisons

Adriana Delgado

Madison Early Childhood Center

 

Maria Gallegos

Churchville Middle School

 

Erendia Loza Navarro

Conrad Fischer Elementary School