English Language Acquisition District-wide Advisory Committee (ELA DAC)


The English Language Acquisition District-wide Advisory Committee (ELA DAC) is a monthly meeting to inform ELA parents about topics that concern them and improve dialog with DPS.

Our next event is the ELA DAC – Family Leadership Institute, Session #1.

  •  This event promotes academic partnerships and leadership through four interactive sessions that bring together families from across the district to enhance their advocacy skills at home, school, and district level.

Parents will engage in conversation and activities regarding their Vision for their families.

TopicDeveloping your Vision

  • General Session: Tell us your story, tell us your vision
  • School: Build School-Family partnerships to support your vision
  • District: Working toward the Denver Plan 2020
  • ELA: Program services and DAC Board selected topic

ELA DAC – Family Leadership Institute – Session 1 –  Flyers:

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Russian Somali Spanish Swahili Tigrinya Vietnamese

2017-2018 - ELA DAC Kickoff Event!

The Office of Family and Community Engagement in collaboration with the English Language Acquisition Department are excited to invite all our DPS parents and liaisons to the first session of the ELA-DAC Family Leadership Institute of the year!

Join Us at the:

Park Hill Golf Club: 4141 E 35th Ave., Denver, CO 80207 on Thursday, August 31, 2017

TIME: 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.

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Interpretation, meals, and childcare (age 3-12) is provided at no cost to participants.

For information: Lilian_Pacheco@dpsk12.org | or call at 720-423-2277 | Email: FACE_Events@dpsk12.org


The TNLI (Transitional Native Language Instruction) program supports students’ native language development as they learn English so that students become bilingual and biliterate.

What is (TNLI)?
Choosing the Right TNLI Option for Your Child
TNLI: Frequently Asked Questions

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