• Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee- BPAC
    You are invited to participate in District 31’s Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee (BPAC).   BPAC is a committee of parents, district leaders, and teachers that meet at least four times a year and focus on the bilingual/EL education and programming of the District. Being a BPAC member, you will get to know the curriculum, budget, and ongoing learning for teachers.

    Mission Statement:
    The mission of the Bilingual Parent Advisory Committee is for parents, staff, and the District to work together in order to meet the needs of all bilingual students.

    Our Goals:

    • To establish a collaborative voice between our bilingual families and District 31
    • To promote positive parental participation in the development of the educational experiences for our children
    • To develop the capacity of our parents to support their children with their academic work
    • To establish a bilingual parent network and promote cultural awareness
    • To help make decisions regarding the bilingual program at District 31
    • To understand and review the assessments, resources, and instructional methods used in language acquisition programs

    Our Meetings:
    BPAC meets four times a school year at Winkelman Elementary School. For more information please call Veronica Gott, EL/Bilingual coordinator at (847) 832-2284 or email vgott@district31.net.

    10/7/2020 Meeting Flyer (English)  --  View presentation here
    10/7/2020 Meeting Flyer (Spanish)  --  View presentation here
    10/7/2020 Meeting Flyer (Mongolian)  --  View presentation here