BILINGUAL ADVISORY COMMITTEE (BAC)

Bilingual Advisory Committees (BACs) empower parents of English Learners (ELs) to participate in their student's education and advocate for the academic, social, and cultural development of all ELs.

BAC meetings address issues relating to the education of English Learners (ELs) in TBE or TPI instructional contexts; provide information about CPS services, programs, and resources for students and families; and train parents to effectively participate in the overall governance of bilingual education. 

Every school implementing a state-mandated Transitional Bilingual Education (TBE) Program is required to form a Bilingual Advisory Committee (BAC). At Linne parents with children in the TBE program as well as in the Dual Language Program  participate in BAC meetings. 

BACs meet at the school at least five times a year, and include parent trainings and workshops. Five officers are elected annually and report to the Local School Council. The BAC Handbook provides detailed information about how BACs are organized and function and is offered in multiple languages.

BAC Officers

  • President: Jaime Arroyo

  • Vice-President:  Leticia Navarro

  • Secretary:  Manuel Dominguez

  • Representative:  Anna Woinska

  • Alternate Representative:  Sara Paredes

BAC Handbook

[ENGLISH]  |   [ESPAÑOL]

​BAC Meeting Dates

  1. October 27, 2020  |  Meeting Agenda

  2. November 24, 2020  |  Agenda coming soon!

  3. January 26, 2021

  4. March 23, 2021

  5. May 25, 2021

BAC Meeting Information

October 27, 2020

BAC Meeting @ 3 p.m. (Virtual)

Meeting link:  Emailed to Parents

Topic:  Literacy in English & Spanish

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Meeting Agenda

Meeting Presentation

November 24, 2020

BAC Meeting @ 3 p.m. (Virtual)

Meeting link:  Will be emailed to parents

Topic:  Promoting Emotional Intelligence in Children

Meeting Agenda

Meeting Presentation

For more information please contact the BAC Coordinator Allie Epstein-Miranda at aeepstein@cps.edu.

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