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Categorical Programs Office

Adriana Castañón

Categorical Programs Assistant

 (626) 258 - 5600 Ext. 6860

Room 153


October 27, 2016

November 17, 2016

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January 19, 2017

February 23, 2017

April 27, 2017

May 25, 2017

June 5, 2017


 District Office @ 5:30 p.m. 

As parents of English learners, it is important that you have a voice in your child’s education.


Como padres de aprendices de ingléses importante que usted tenga voz en la educación de su hijo.

Categorical Programs

English Learner Advisory Committee

What's ELAC?

‚ÄčEvery public school in California, grades K-12, with more English Language Learners (ELLs), regardless of the language, must have a functioning English Learner Advisory Committee.  It's compromised of parents, staff, and community members who are responsible for advising school and district officials on programs and services for ELLs, as well as communicating and voicing any concerns that need to be addressed.  


¿Qué es ELAC?

Todas las escuelas públicas del estado de California, de kindergarten al 12° grado, que tengan matriculados 21 o más estudiantes del inglés como segundo idioma (ELLs en inglés), tienen que tener formado un Comité Asesor de Estudiantes del Inglés como Segundo Idioma (ELAC por sus siglas en inglés), sin importar la lengua materna del estudiante. ELAC está compuesto de padres de familia, personal escolar y miembros de la comunidad, quienes tienen la responsabilidad de aconsejarle a la escuela y al distrito escolar sobre programas y servicios disponibles para los estudiantes del inglés, al igual que comunicar y dar a conocer cualquier asunto que merezca atención. 

Title I, Part A

What is Title I?

Title I, Part A provides financial assistance to states and school districts to meet the needs of educationally at-risk students.  The goal of Title I is to provide extra instructional services and activities which support students identified as failing or most at risk of failing the state's challenging performance standards in mathematics, reading and writing. 


¿Qué es Titulo I?

El Titulo I, Sección A proporciona asistencia financiera a los estados y distritos escolares para satisfacer las necesidades de los estudiantes en riesgo educativo .  La meta de Titulo I es proveer instrucción adicional y actividades que apoyen a los estudiantes que están reprobando o que tienen mayor riesgo de reprobar por los difíciles estándares estatales en matemáticas, lectura y escritura.



October 4, 2016 

November 1, 2016

January 17, 2017

April 4, 2017

May 23, 2017



   Library 2nd floor @ 6:00 p.m.

District English Learner Advisory Committee

Purpose of DELAC

The purpose of the District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) is to assist parents in becoming informed about and comfortable with our district’s Master Plan for English Learners. 


Propósito del DELAC

El propósito del Comité Consejero del Distrito para Alumnos Aprendiendo Inglés, (DELAC, por sus siglas en inglés), es ayudar a los padres de los alumnos que están aprendiendo inglés, English learners, a estar mejor informados y sentirse familiarizados con el Plan Maestro para Alumnos Aprendiendo Inglés de nuestro distrito.

ELAC 2014-2015

ELAC 2014-2015


Parent involvement is most successful when it is viewed, practiced and promoted as a partnership between the home and the school. 

Resource: California Strategic Plan for the Education of Parent Involvement


La participación de los padres es más exitoso cuando se considera, se practica y se promueve como una asociación entre el hogar y la escuela.

Resource: California Strategic Plan for the Education of Parent Involvement

ELAC 2015-2016

ELAC 2015-2016





Once again, seniors are being given a great opportunity to apply for a scholarship being offered by our Parent Teacher Student Association (PTSA).  I would like all of you to apply and submit your application to the guidance office by May 5, 2017.  We are very fortunate to have this association work hard all year long and be able to recognize and award students with monetary assistance.  This year a total of $30,000 will be awarded to students in scholarships.  All you need to do is complete an application, and become a member for $6.00.  The application is not difficult to complete.  Applications are available in the guidance office or you can download it.   If you have any questions, please email me or come by the guidance office. 





In honor of Mr. Bobby Salcedo, a former student, teacher, and administrator in the El Monte Union High School District, scholarships have been created to provide for qualified students who will continue on with their education.

Scholarship requirements:

  • High school senior 
  • Plan to attend a college, university, or vocational school
  • 2.5 GPA minimum

The scholarship application must include:

  1. Completed application
  2. Copy of official high school transcripts
  3. 300 - 400 word essay
  4. One letter of recommendation
  5. List of contact names and phone numbers for verification of community service/hours

Scholarship Award:  $1,000 and $500

Scholarship deadline: Monday, May 1st  to Mrs.Valadez in Guidance by 3:00 pm

*See attachment below to download application

*Applications are also available in the Guidance lobby.  If you have any questions regarding this scholarship, please e-mail or see Mrs.Valadez in Guidance.