Welcome to Bilingual Services
State Requirements for Translation
Education Code Section 48985.
48985. (a) If 15 percent or more of the pupils enrolled in a public school that provides instruction in kindergarten or any of grades 1 to 12, inclusive, speak a single primary language other than English, as determined from the census data submitted to the department pursuant to Section 52164 in the preceding year, all notices, reports, statements, or records sent to the parent or guardian of any such pupil by the school or school district shall, in addition to being written in English, be written in the primary language, and may be responded to either in English or the primary language.
For more information, please visit the California Department of Education.
In the Tahoe Truckee Unified School District
Translation and interpretation services are provided by the Translations & Bilingual Community Services Department.
Language Groups that Meet the '15 Percent and Above' Translation Needs for Tahoe-Truckee Unified (2016-2017)
School Code School Name School
that is EL and FEP
0106807 Alder Creek Middle School 546 50 28.75% 0121624 Sierra Expeditionary Learning 212 26 18.40% 3130010 North Tahoe High 398 30 37.69% 3130077 Sierra High (Continuation) 50 13 60.00% 3130192 Cold Stream Alternative 11 1 18.18% 3138500 Tahoe Truckee High 715 60 30.49% 6031306 Kings Beach Elementary 374 152 45.72% 6031314 Tahoe Lake Elementary 279 81 35.13% 6031322 Truckee Elementary 521 207 47.41% 6094502 North Tahoe Middle 446 71 43.27%
Bilingual Services Staff and Contact info
(530) 582-2513 Ext. 20446
Adela M. González del Valle
(530) 583-3010 Ext. 24348
Elvia Lopez Esparza
Bilingual Translator/Interpreter/Community Liaison
(530) 582-2750, Ext.28453
Nubia Lopez Apolinar
Community Liaison (Truckee side)
(530) 582-2650, Ext. 26348