January 2024 ELPAC Meeting

January 19, 2024

Attention: ALL PPS Parents and Guardians of Multilingual Learners

You are invited to attend the parent-led English Learner Parent Advisory Council (ELPAC) meeting on Tuesday, January 23rd!

Who: Parents and guardians of multilingual learners enrolled in grades K-12 in the Peabody Public Schools.

What: Multilingual families come together to support each other, ask questions, share and discuss topics related to their child’s success in school. Jennifer Sanchez with Citizens Inn will also be presenting the many resources they offer to support Peabody families.

Where: Higgins Middle School auditorium

When: January 23, 2023 from 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Why: PPS parents and ELPAC co-presidents, Franciele Mendes and Denize Vassao, will be facilitating this meeting. They will subsequently communicate parents’ questions and concerns to school and district officials as part of a collaborative effort to provide Peabody’s multilingual families with the resources and support they need, and to improve the educational experiences of our multilingual students.

Portuguese, Spanish, and Haitian Creole interpreters will be available!

Activities for the children will be available. Light refreshments will be served.

We hope to see you there!

For more information about the PPS ELPAC, please visit or click on the Peabody ELPAC link from the Peabody Public Schools homepage. You may also contact the officers directly via email:

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