• 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 focuses on bilingual/EL education and programming of the District. Being a BPAC member, you will get to know the curriculum, budget, professional learning for teachers and parent activities.

    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 at (847) 832-2267 or email vgott@district31.net.