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English Learner Parent Advisory Council (ELPAC)

The English Learner Parent Advisory Council (ELPAC) advises the district on all matters pertaining to English learners. All parents and guardians of current and former English learners are welcome to join ELPAC and to attend ELPAC meetings.

Meetings and Topics for 2021-2022

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Wednesday, January 26, 2022, 5-6:30 PM, Zoom

Multilingual Program Options

  • What programs does Worcester Public Schools offer for multilingual learners?
  • How do families choose a program option for their child(ren)?

Presentation: 

English | Shqipe | العربية | नेपाली | Português | Español | Twi | Việt

Wednesday, March 30, 2022, 5-6:30 PM, Zoom

Multiculturalism in WPS

  • Who are Worcester’s multilingual learners?
  • How do students and families from different cultural backgrounds experience WPS?

Presentation: 

English | Shqipe | العربية | नेपाली | Português | Español | Twi | Việt

Wednesday, May 25, 2022, 5-6:30 PM, Zoom

Multilingual Assessments and Summer Learning

  • What do ACCESS results mean?
  • How can we accelerate language learning over the summer?

Presentation:

English | Shqipe | العربية | नेपाली | Português | Español | Twi | Việt

For More Information

Contact Nelsy Peppler ([email protected], 508-799-3198) to:

  • Ask questions about Worcester’s ELPAC
  • Get help accessing the Zoom link
  • Request an interpreter for ELPAC meetings (Interpreters will be provided in Albanian, Arabic, Nepali, Spanish, Portuguese, Twi, and Vietnamese. If you need interpretation into another language, please contact Nelsy Peppler as soon as possible.)

Visit the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education’s ELPAC webpage to learn more about ELPACs in Massachusetts.

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