Glossary of District Acronyms

This glossary describes terminology and acronyms commonly used in the Salem-Keizer school district.

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A

ACT American College Testing (a college entrance exam)

AD – Athletic Director

ADA – Americans with Disabilities Act

ADD – Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD – Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADM – Average Daily Membership

ADMW – Average Daily Membership Weighted

AIMS – Activities Integrating Mathematics and Science

AP – Advanced Placement

AP – Assistant Principal

APE – Adaptive Physical Education

ASB – Associated Student Body

ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASK/ESP Association of Salem-Keizer Education Support Professionals

ASPIRE – Oregon’s official mentoring program

AT – Assistive Technology

AV – Audio Visual

AVIDAdvancement Via Individual Determination

AYP – Adequate Yearly Progress

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B

BAT – Budget Advisory Team

BD – Behavior Disorder

BM – Benchmark

BSSF – Basic School Support Fund

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C

CACFP – Child and Adult Care Food Program

CAD – Computer Assisted Drafting

CAI – Computer Assisted Instruction

CAN – Community Action for Non-Violence

CAP – Curriculum Assistant Principals

CBOC – Citizen Bond Oversight Committee

CBCCitizen Budget Committee

CCC – Chemeketa Community College

CCSS – Common Core State Standards

CD – Conduct Disorder

CDL Comprehensive Distance Learning

CDS – Child Development Specialists

CEC – Council for Exceptional Children

CELL Survey – Classified Employee Leading and Learning Survey

CET – Children’s Educational Theatre

CIA – Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

CIP – Continuous Improvement Plan

CIS – Career Information Service

CIT – Careers in Teaching

CMI – Computer Managed Instruction

CNA – Certified Nurse’s Assistant

COG – Council of Governors

COSA – Confederation of Oregon School Administrators

CPD – Continuing Professional Development

CPI – Competency Performance Indicators

CPI – Consumer Price Index

CSIP – Comprehensive School Improvement Plan

CSOC – Community School Outreach Coordinator

CSSCentral Stores Services

CTECareer & Technical Education

CTECCareer / Technical Education Center

CTPCommunity Transition Program

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D

DAP – Developmentally Appropriate Practices

DD – Developmentally Disabled

DECA – Distributive Education Clubs of America

DH – District Holiday

DHH Deaf, Hard of Hearing

DHS – Department of Human Services

DLC – Developmental Learning Center

Doc – Document or Microsoft Word File

DOC – District Operations Center

DSF Digital StoreFront

DSSH – Designated State School Holiday

DTLCDowntown Learning Center

DTSDelivery Tracking System

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E

EAC Equity Advisory Committee

easyCBM Student Assessment Tool (student login)

ECE – Early Childhood Education

ECIA – Education Consolidation Improvement Act (TITLE I)

ECSE – Early Childhood Special Education

ED – Emotionally Disturbed

EDGEEnhanced Digital and Guided Education Online School

Edgenuity K-12 Online Curriculum (student login)

EE_PD_HI – Employee Paid Health Insurance

EG – Elementary Grading Day

EGC – Emotional Growth Classroom

EI – Early Intervention

EIEP – Emergency Immigrant Education Program

ELEnglish Learners

ELAEnglish Language Acquisition

ELAS – English Language Acquisition Specialist

ELA – English Language Arts

ELD – English Language Development

Elem. – Elementary

ELLEnglish Language Learner

ELPA – English Language Proficiency Assessment

EOS – Equal Opportunity Schools

EPIC – Evaluation through Performance Improvement Commitments

ERC – Education Resource Center

ER_PD_HI – Employer Paid Health Insurance

ESSA – Every Student Succeeds Act

ESD – Education Service District

ESD1 – Elementary Staff Development Full Day

ELL – English Language Learners

ESLEnglish as a Second Language

ESOLEnglish Speakers of Other Languages

ESLT–Educational Service Leadership Team

ESP – Education Support Professionals

ESY – Extended School Year

EZSchoolPayMeal Payments Program / Meal Cards


F

FAE – Fetal Alcohol Effect

FAPE – Free and Appropriate Public Education

FAFSAFree Application for Federal Student Aid

FAQ –Frequently Asked Questions

FBA – Fundamental Behavior Assessment

FBLA – Future Business Leaders of America

FDAB – Fair Dismissal Appeals board

FERPA –Federal Educational Records Protection Act

FFF – Federal Forest Fees

FTE – Full Time Equivalency

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G

GED General Education Development

GLAD – Guided Language Acquisition Design

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H

HB – House Bill

HIPAA – Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HMP – Health Management Plan

HOST – Temporary Shelter

HR – Human Resources

HS – High School

HSC –High School Completion

HSF – High School Finals – Early Release

HST – Health Services Team

HVAC – Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning

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I

IA – Instructional Assistant

IDEA – Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IDTIn-District Transfer

IEP – Individualized Education Plan

IHP – Individualized Health Plan

IL – Instructional Leadership

ILP – Independent Living Program

IPS – In Program School

ISSC – Instructional Services Support Coordination

ITBS – Iowa Test of Basic Skills

ITI – Integrated Thematic Instruction

ITP – Individual Transition Plan

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K

KKindergarten

K-5 – Kindergarten through 5th Grade (Elementary)

K-12 – Kindergarten through 12th Grade

K-12 C – Kindergarten through 12th Grade Conferences

K-12 EC – Kindergarten through 12th Grade Evening Conferences

K-12 ESOL – K-12 English for Speakers of Other Languages

KDRA – Kindergarten Development Reading Assessments & Parent Conferences

KT – Kindergarten transition

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J

JGEMSJane Goodall Environmental Middle School

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L

LA – Language Arts

LD – Learning Disabled

LEA – Local Education Agency

LEP – Limited English Proficient

LIPI – Limited In-Person Instruction

LM – Library Media

LPC – Lancaster Professional Center, 2450 Lancaster Drive NE

LRC – Learning Resource Center

LRE – Least Restrictive Environment

LSAC – Local School Advisory Committee

LSC – Life Skills Center

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M

MCS – Modified Calendar School

MDT – Multidisciplinary Team

McKinney VentoHomeless Student Assistance Program

MORS – Mid-Oregon Regional Services

MS – Middle School

MSE – Middle School Early Release

MSLT – Management Services Leadership Team

MTSSMulti-Tiered Systems of Support

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N

NAACP National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (Salem Branch)

NAPE – National Association of Partners in Education

NCEA – National Community Education Association

NEA – National Education Association

NS – No Students / A Non-Student Contact Day for Staff

NSPRA – National School Public Relations Association

NWREL – Northwest Region Educational Laboratory

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O

OAKS – Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

OAR – Oregon Administrative Rules

OBL – Office of Behavioral Learning

OCEA – Oregon Community Education Association

OCR – Office of Civil Rights

ODE – Oregon Department of Education

OEA – Oregon Education Association

OHI – Other Health Impaired

OLEOptimum Learning Environments

OPP – Oregon Pre-Kindergarten Program

ORS – Oregon Revised Statutes

OSAA – Oregon School Activities Association

OSBA – Oregon School Boards Association

OSEAAOffice of Student Equity, Access, and Advancement

OSPRA – Oregon School Public Relations Association

OT – Occupational Therapy

OT/PT – Occupational and Physical Therapy

OTE – Onward to Excellence

OYA –Oregon Youth Authority

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P

PA – Program Assistant, contact Curriculum department for more information

PAC – Parent Advisory Committee

PADTC – Polk Adolescent Day Treatment Center

PBIS Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports

PCS – Planned Course Statements

PD – Professional Development

PD360 – Professional Development 360

PDF – Portable Document Format

PE – Physical Education

PERS – Public Employee Retirement System

PG2GParents’ Guide to Graduation

PIRT – Prevention/Intervention Resource Teacher

PLC – Professional Learning Communities

PLD – Patterns for Leadership Design

Pre-K Preschool and Kindergarten

PSAT/NMSQTPreliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test / National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test

PT – Performance Task

PT – Physical Therapy

PTC – Parent-Teacher Club

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Q

QAM – Quality Assurance Model

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R

Repro Reprographics (Print Shop)

RFP – Request For Proposal

RIF – Reduction In Force

RN – Registered Nurse

RSA – Record of Standards Achievement

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S

SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test (a college entrance exam)

SB – Senate Bill

SBSchool Board

SBAC – Smarter Balance Assessment Consortium

SCF – Services to Children and Families

SCIP – Social Communication Intervention Program

SCIT – Student Consultation Intervention Team

SDD – Staff Development Day

SEAC – Special Education Advisory Council

SEC – Student Equity Committee

SECC – Special Education Child Count

SED – Seriously Emotionally Disturbed

SEL – Social Emotional Learning

SFF – State School Fund

SG1 – Secondary Grading Day

SH – School Holiday

SIA Student Investment Account

SIATFStudent Investment Account Task Force

SID – Statewide Inservice Day

SIOP – Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

SIPA – School Improvement Program Assistant

SIRC – Sexual Incident Response Committee

SKCE – Salem/Keizer Coalition for Equality

SKEA – Salem-Keizer Education Association

SLC – Structured Learning Center

SLC – Small Learning Communities

SLP – Speech Language Pathologist

SPAC – Strategic Planning Advisory Committee

SPEL – Strategies that Promote Engagement and Learning

SPED Special Education

SRA Suicide Risk Assessment

SRO – Student Resource Officer

SS – Student Services Center

SSD – Secondary Staff Development

SST – Student Services Team

STAT – Student Threat Assessment Team

SSRT – Student Safety Resource Teams

SuperSuperintendent

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T

T2T – Transition to Teaching

T & A – Trust and Agency

TAGTalented and Gifted Program

TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury

TELL – Teaching, Empowering, Leading and Learning

TIS – Technology and Information Services

TL – Teacher Leader

TLP – Transitional Language Program

TOSA – Teacher On Special Assignment

TPPTeen Parent Program

TR – Teaching Research

TSPC – Teacher Standards and Practices Commission

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W

WESD – Willamette Education Service District

WOU – Western Oregon University

WS – Work Sample

WU – Willamette University

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Y

YRE – Year Round Education

YST – Youth Services Team

YTP–Youth Transition Program

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