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Glossary of Acronyms

Alphabetical

Return to Instruction Resources

ACE

Architecture Construction Engineering

ACTIVE

Activate prior knowledge; Capture learning in measurable ways; Transfer knowledge and skills; Inquiry and critical thinking skills developed; Verify understanding and modify if necessary; Engage learners actively and productively

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADMw

Average Daily Membership-weighted

ALP

Adult Living Program

AP

Advanced Placement

AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination

AYP

Adequate Yearly Progress

C2C

Cradle to Career

CAFÉ

Children and Family Enrichment

CAL

Center for Advanced Learning

CBP

Credit by Proficiency

CCSS

Common Core State Standards

CDS

Child Development Specialist

CGC

Comprehensive Guidance & Counseling

CIP

Continuous Improvement Plan

DAC

District Advisory Council

DIBELS

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills

DRA

Developmental Reading Assessment

EA

Educational Assistant

ECE

Early Childhood Education

eCIP

Electronic version of the Continuous Improvement Plan

ELD

English Language Development

ELL

English Language Learners

ELP

English Language Proficiency

ERI
...
Early Reading Intervention

ESD

Educational Service District

ESEA

Elementary and Secondary Education Act (1965)

eSIS

Enhanced Student Information Systems

ESY

Extended School Year

FAFSA

Free Application for Federal Student Aid

FAPE

Free Appropriate Public Education

FERPA

Family Education & Right to Privacy Act

FLSA

Fair Labor Standards Act

FMLA

Family Medical Leave Act

GAA

Gresham Arthur Academy

GBEA

Gresham-Barlow Education Association

GBEF

Gresham-Barlow Education Foundation

GBWA

Gresham-Barlow Web Academy

GED

Graduate Equivalency Degree

GLAD

Guided Language Acquisition Design

HIPPA

Health Insurance Privacy Portability Act

HQT

Highly Qualified Teacher

IB ... International Baccalaureate

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP

Individual Education Plan

IT

Instruction Team

ITIP

Instructional Theory Into Practice

KOI

Kingore Observation Inventory

LBD

Literacy by Design

LCM

Lewis & Clark Montessori Charter School

MESD

Multnomah Education Service District

MFS

Metropolitan Family Service

MSO

Middle School Options

NCLB

No Child Left Behind

OAKS

Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

OAR

Oregon Administrative Rules

ORS

Oregon Revised Statutes

ODE

Oregon Department of Education

OEBB

Oregon Employee Benefits Board

OSEA

Oregon School Employees Association

OST

Out of School Time

PBC

Proficiency Based Credit

PBIS

Positive Behavior and Intervention Support

PERS

Public Employees Retirement System

PLC

Professional Learning Community

PSAT

Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test

PTC

Parent/Teacher Club

RBI

Right Brain Initiative

RtI

Response to Intervention

SAT

Scholastic Assessment Test

SE

Special Education

SES

Socio-Economic Status; Supplemental Education Services

SI

Sheltered Instruction

SIP

School Improvement Plan

SLD

Specific Language Disability

SSC

Structured Skills Center

SUN

Schools Uniting Neighborhoods

TAG

Talented and Gifted

TOSA

Teacher on Special Assignment

TSPC

Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

WICR

Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, and Reading

 

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