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School Site Council & ELAC

School Site Council  (SSC)

As a Title I school, Wilshire Park Elementary has the opportunity to help economically disadvantaged students get the educational support they need to succeed in school. The purpose of the School Site Council (SSC) is to develop a Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) with input from all stakeholders based on recommendations from CEAC and ELAC. 

School Site Council approves use of categorical funds to expand educational opportunities for students while the budget is reviewed regularly.

 

Christine Cho
Title I Coordinator
Wilshire Park Elementary School
(213) 739-4760

English Learners Advisory Committee (ELAC)

The English Learners Advisory Committee is focused on enabling programs to help students become proficient in English. The Committee is primarily made up of parents of Limited-English Proficient (LEP) students with the goal of getting the students reclassified once they fulfill their target numbers on the California English Language Development Test (CELDT). ELAC makes budget and program recommendations to School Site Council (SSC) on how to spend funds designated for bilingual education. ELAC also helps in developing the school's language census.

 

For more information on school governance, please go to the LAUSD Parent Community Services Branch.

Brooke Wilkerson

EL Coordinator
Wilshire Park Elementary School
(213) 739-4760

Title I Meeting Minutes 2017-2018

Los Angeles Unified School District

Wilshire Park Elementary

 

School Site Council

Minutes

March 19, 2018

2:40pm, Library

 

 

  1. Welcome/Call to Order

    Ms. Susan Kim, Chairperson, welcomed the SSC members and called the meeting to order at 2:46 pm.   

 

  1. Flag Salute                                                                                        

    The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Ms. Creary, Principal.

 

  1. Roll Call                                                                                            

    Roll call was conducted by Ms. Susan Kim, Chairperson and quorum was established.

 

  1. Minutes

The minutes were read aloud by Ms. Sae Shin, member.  There were no changes made to the minutes.  A motion to accept the minutes was made by Bob Morehouse, Vice Chairperson, and the motion was seconded by Ms. Susan Kim, Chairperson.  The results were 7 in favor and 0 opposed.  The motion carried.

                                                   

  1. Principal Update

    No principal updates.                                                                         

   

 

  1. New Business (Action Items)

 

  1. Annual review of the Single Plan for Student Achievement (SPSA) with data.

Ms. Cho, Title I Coordinator, presented school data and the members were given time to review the data sheets and make suggestions to the new SPSA goals.

 

ELA data review-DIBELS and SBAC scores

By the end of this year, DIBELS data will improve 5% based on the MOY.

 

Math goals- based on the SBAC scores.  By June 2019, Goal is to improve the overall percentage of the meeting math standards will increase by 5%, from 35% to 40%.

 

ELD goals- By June 2019, the percentage of English learners in grades K-5 who will be at or above benchmark in the foundational reading skills as measured by DIBELS will increase by 5% from 40% to 45%.

 

School climate- the percentage of students who say that adults at this school who talk to them about different college choices for their future will increase 5% from 50% to  55% in the school experience survey for the 2018-2019 school year.

 

Discussed the possibility of college day to promote college awareness for our students.  College awareness day make be linked to career day.

 

Basically, improve 5% in all focus areas.

 

Teachers also need to be more aware of students who are absent based on the school climate data.

 

We have to improve our scores by 5% in general.  Jennifer Hensley makes a motion to accept the new SPSA goals for the following school year.  Bob Morehouse seconded it.  All in favor, none opposed.  Motion is passed with a unanimous vote.

 

  1. Needs Assessment Results

Reviewed the top 10 needs assessment from parents, teachers, and classified staff.

Parents said that nurse was number 1, and school psychologist.  All stakeholders chose Teachers Assistants to be the top 10 priority.

 

The needs assessment is for our information and input for budgetary items.

 

  1. Budget allocation

Reviewed the budget handbook, reviewed Title 1 budget allocations and things that we can purchase as a Title 1 school.  Majority of our budget comes from Title 1 fund and it is very restricted on how to use it. 

 

We use 7SO46 and 7EO46 and we cannot buy the ones that are blacked out. 

SSC gets it done at the beginning of the year so that we don’t have to go back and forth to prove it every time.  This is a Reference guide for doing the budget.

 

Reviewed the budget for Title 1 from last year.

 

Title 1 budget has increased from last year from $237,273 to $263,318.

Principal proposed Option 1 and Option 2 for the members to improve. 

Reviewed the roles of the parent community reps.

General budget comes from the district, and the teacher’s absence determines the amount of money that we receive.

The difference between Option 1 and Option 2 is that Option 2 has the program called “STEM and More”, which is the program where instructors come once a week and teach lessons on STEM.  We want students to expose to NGSS standards. 

 

If we do STEM and More, and we pay for Title 1, we lose one of the TAs for next year.  

We want to delete use of Reading Plus because 3rd, 4th, and 5th grades do not use it often and it is not worth it to purchase from the fund, so we want to get STEM and More.

 

We can vote on the Option 1 with STEM and More $6720, Intervention $6968, cut out Reading Plus $6100, and we keep the 5 TAs, Lexia $6300 and Dreambox $4000.   

 

Bob Morehouse made motion to approve the modified version of option 1.

Ms. Williams seconded it.  A unanimous 7-0 vote was in favor to approve the modified version of option 1.  Motion carried.

 

     D.  Recommendation from ELAC

ELAC did have quorum during their last meeting. 

The committee recommends that the school have reclassification parent workshops, afterschool intervention, restorative justice parent workshops, teacher PD on how to analyze DIBELS data, DIBELS data analysis.

ELAC recommends DIBELS data analysis 

Do we accept the ELAC recommendations?

Jennifer Hensley made the motion to accept the ELAC recommendations.

Ms. Moon seconded it.  A 7-0 vote to accept the recommendations was carried.

 

 

  1. Agenda Recommendations                                                             

    None

 

  1. Announcements                                                                               

    None

               

  1. Public Comment(s)                                                                          

    None

 

  1. Adjournment                                                                                   

   

Ms. Susan Kim made a motioned to adjourn the meeting. Judy Tapia second the motion.  A 7-0 vote was taken to adjourn the meeting.  The meeting was adjourned at 4:31 pm.

 

 

 

ADD TO THE BOTTOM OF EVERY MINUTES DOCUMENT.

  • These minutes were submitted by C. Cho, Title I Coordinator, and have been posted on the school website and were distributed to every member.
  • Minutes are signed and dated by secretary.

 

 

ELAC Meeting Minutes 2017-2018

Los Angeles Unified School District

Wilshire Park Elementary School

English Learner Advisory Committee (ELAC)

Wednesday, January 10, 2018

8:15 a.m.  Staff Lounge

MINUTES

 

  1. Welcome/Call to Order
  1. Ms. Wilkerson, assistant principal, welcomed the committee.
  2. The meeting was called to order at 8:15 a.m.

 

  1. Flag Salute                                                                      
  1. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Ms. Wilkerson.

 

  1.  Roll Call

 a.  Roll call was conducted by Ms. Wilkerson

  1. The quorum was not established.               

 

  1. Approval of the Minutes    
  1.  The minutes were read in silence.   
  2.  There were no changes made to the minutes.
  3.  A motion to approve the minutes was not made because we did not establish quorum.

 

  1. Presentations:                                     

Topic:  Single Plan for Student Achievement presentation was presented by Ms. Wilkerson.  This is one of the legal mandates of the English Language Advisory Committee (ELAC). The information for the presentation was provided through a verbal report and handouts.  A question and answer session followed the presentation.

 

 

  1.  ELAC Recommendation to School Site Council              
  1. The members of ELAC did not make a recommendation to the School Site Council.

 

  1.  Announcements                                                              
  1. Ms. Wilkerson announced the date for the next ELAC meeting:  February 7, 2018 at 8:15 a.m.

    

  1. Public Comment                                                              
  1. An opportunity was given for members of the public to present.  There were no public comments made to the committee.

 

  1.  Adjournment                                                         
  1. The meeting was adjourned at 8:58 a.m.

 

 

Next ELAC meeting: February 7, 2018 8:15 a.m.

 

 

 

 

These minutes were submitted by Brooke Wilkerson.  The minutes have been posted on the school website and were distributed to every member.