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English Learners Information

What do all the acronyms mean? 

ELD-English Language Development

ELAC-English Language Advisory Committee

ELPAC-English Language Proficiency Assessments for California

FEP-Fluent English Proficient

LEP-Limited English Proficient


Why is my child identified as an English Learner (EL)?

When students are enrolled in school a Home Language survey is completed.  This will guide our assessment center to conduct an initial ELPAC and depending on the results, your child will be identified as Initial FEP or LEP.  


How can I learn more about the EL Supports at Walnut Elementary?

Join us for ELAC Meetings.  Dates are listed on the left.  Information from prior meetings are posted in the ELAC Meeting section of this page.


Where are the meetings held? 

Our meetings will be held via Zoom.  Please check Parent Square messages for the Zoom link and/or Zoom ID.


Who do I contact with questions? 

Jill Igarashi-Takayama, Elementary Learning Specialist/ELD Liaison, at [email protected]

909-594-1820 ext 32255


ELAC Meetings will take place on Tuesdays at 8:30 AM!  

September 20th

December 6th

January 24th

March 21st 


Tuesdays, 8:30-9:30 AM
September 20
December 6
January 24
March 21