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English Learners

California is a vibrant and dynamic state of extraordinary global influence and is unsurpassed in its cultural and linguistic resources, yet too many of its children and youth are ill-prepared for the incredible opportunities that await them. The adoption of the CA CCSS in ELA/Literacy and the CA ELD Standards and the development of English Language Arts/English Language Development Framework for California Public Schools: Transitional Kindergarten through Grade Twelve represent California's commitment to ensure that all its students receive an education that will enable them to take advantage of possibilities, pursue their dreams, and contribute to the wellbeing of California and the world. The most promising futures await our students and our society when we ensure that all individuals acquire strong literacy and language skills across the disciplines. ELA/ELD Framework

Yadhira Rojas

English Learner TOSA

yrojasYadhira Rojas serves as the Teacher on Special Assignment to support English Learners. She works with staff to provide English Language Development for limited-English speaking students through teacher collaboration, open communication, student identification, and progress monitoring. She supports individual sites and teachers in the development of high quality curriculum and instructional practices to ensure the success of all English Language Learners. Mrs. Rojas can be reached at or 949-497-7700, ext: 5207.

Ivonne Cortez-Redard

Coordinator of Family Engagement

iredardIvonne Cortez-Redard serves as the Coordinator of Family Engagement for Laguna Beach Unified School District. She helps facilitate opportunities for parents to help their children succeed and achieve excellence. LBUSD has partnered with a variety of groups to help support families and their needs. These partnerships give parents opportunities to grow with programs such as adult English-language classes, technology-based classes instructed by knowledgeable instructors and health information. Ivonne can be reached at or 949-497-7700, ext: 5328.

District English Learner Advisory Committee (DELAC) Meeting Dates for 2023-24
In-Person Meeting Location: Family Resource Center (FRC) @ 733 St. Ann's Dr. Laguna Beach 92651

  • November 30, 2023 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm - In Person @ FRC
  • January 30, 2024 from 9:00am to 10:30am - In Person @ FRC
  • April 5, 2024 from 9:00am to 10am - Virtual  (Link will be provided)
  • April 30, 2024 from 9:00am to 10:30am - In Person @ FRC
  • May 28, 2024 from 9:00am to 10:30am - Virtual (link will be provided)
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