Austin ISD’s English Language Learner Advisory Committee –commonly referred to as “ELLAC”– works to inform and advise the Board of Trustees on matters related to English Language Learners (ELLs).

  • The committee has six specific functions:
  • Hold regular meetings.
  • Coordinate with other AISD advisory committees to share information and report on ELLAC activities.
  • Help the school district make decisions on program planning, funding, staffing, designing, and evaluation of the district’s Bilingual and English as a Second Language program.
  • Consult with the Bilingual/ESL administration before concerns, reports, and recommendations are submitted to the Superintendent or Board of Trustees.
  • Help prepare and submit an annual report to the Superintendent.
  • Help develop resources that educate parents, the community, and the district


ELLAC is composed of five membership categories:

  • Parents of AISD students enrolled in ELL programs
  • Community representatives.Representantes de la comunidad.
  • Business representatives.
  • Administrators representing elementary and secondary levels.
  • Campus staff members, including Bilingual and ESL teachers.

To join the English Language Learner Advisory Committee or for more information, please call 512-414-4734.