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Advisory Committees

Parent Advisory Committees

District Parent Advisory Committee (DPAC)

The District Parent Advisory Committee advises the Board of Education on family engagement activities and policies, improving actions and services for students in the district, and the Local Control and Accountability Plan (LCAP).

All meetings are held on Tuesdays from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the District Office Board Room.  All meetings will be held in person with an option to participate virtually via Zoom. Simultaneous Spanish interpretation and childcare will be available.   Agendas will be posted the week prior to each meeting.

Dates for 2023-2024:

October 24, 2023.  Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation.             November 28, 2023.   Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation

January 23, 2024.  Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation.             March 19, 2024.   Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation

May 21, 2024.   Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation

2022-2023 Agendas & Minutes   

2021-2022 Agendas & Minutes                    

 2020-2021 Agendas & Minutes 

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC)

The District English Learner Parent Advisory Committee advises the Board of Education regarding the program and services for English Learners, the district's needs assessment for English Learners, the annual language census, reclassification criteria, and the LCAP.   All meetings are held on Tuesday evenings from 6:00-7:30 at the District Office Board Room.  All meetings will be held in person with an option to participate virtually via Zoom.  Meetings will be conducted in Spanish and English.  Childcare will be provided.  Agendas will be made available a week prior to the meeting. 

Dates for 2023-2024

October 3, 2023.  Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation.             October 24, 2023.   Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation

November 28, 2023.  Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation.       January 23, 2024.   Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation

March 19, 2024.   Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation.             May 21, 2024.    Agenda.  Minutes.  Presentation

2022-2023 Agendas & MInutes

2021-2022 Agendas & Minutes

2020-2021 Agendas & Minutes

Caregiver Connection (formerly Parent Guardian Partner Panel: PGPP) 

The Parent Guardian Partner Panel is a monthly opportunity to delve deep into learning about specific topics related to Special Education.  All parents are welcome to attend and sessions are conducted in English and Spanish. Some topics explored are Student Reentry, Procedural safeguards, Behavior Support, Assistive Technology strategies, IEP Documents, Parent Resources and summer activities. All meetings are offered virtually from 10:00-11:00 am and again from 5:00-6:00pm.  Check back for links and topics to be addressed.  For more information, contact Nancy Tibbitts 760-966-7882 

November 2022 A Parent/Guardian's Guide to Active Participation in IEPs English Spanish

May 2022 Parent Resources (Activities for Summer Break) English and Spanish

April 2022 Steps for AAC Success English Spanish 

February 2022 A Parent/Guardian's Guide to Evaluations  English Spanish

November 2021 Parent Resources (Activities for Winter Break)  English Spanish

October 2021 Procedural Safeguards- Parent Rights English Spanish

Preschool Parent Advisory Committee

Preschool Parents at North Terrace and Santa Margarita Schools.  Meetings are held on a regular basis.  The purpose is to advise families on the resources related to services for families and children, and to provide input on the planning, development and evaluation of the program. For more information, contact Ameret Reed or Jessica Castro  


The LCAP Committee is comprised of classified and certificated staff, parents, and district leaders.   The committee regularly meets throughout the school year to plan stakeholder engagement, analyze data and stakeholder input, and review LCAP goals, action, and services.  For more information visit the LCAP website.

Site Level Involvement

Parents, guardians and care givers are also encouraged to get involved at the school site level through PTA/PTSO, School Site Council, Principal Coffee Talks, Back to School Nights, and more.  Contact your school to find out more about ways you can get involved and support your child's education.