Acronyms

A

Acronym

Description

AB

Assembly Bill

ABA

Applied Behavior Analysis

ABC

Attendance Boundary Committee

AC

Administrative Council

ACE

American Council on Education 

ACE

Appreciating Classified Employees

ACI

Academic and Career Integration

ACIA

Academic and Career Integral Assessments in Career Education

ACR

Assembly Concurrent Resolution

ACSA

Association of California School Administrators 

ACT

American College Testing 

AD

Athletic Director

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act 

ADA

average daily attendance

ADAD

Assessment Development and Administration Division

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

AE

Alternative Education

AES

Avaxat Elementary School

AFDC

Aid to Families with Dependent Children

AHES

Antelope Hills Elementary School

AIAA

Academic Improvement and Achievement Act

AIDS

acquired immune deficiency syndrome

AIMS

Assessment Improvement Monitoring System

AMAOs

Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives

AMARD

Analysis, Measurement, and Accountability Reporting Division

AMES

Alta Murrieta Elementary School

AP

Advanced Placement

AP

Assistant Principal

APE

Adaptive Physical Education

API

Academic Performance Index

APR

Accountability Progress Reporting

AR

Administrative Regulation

ASAM

Alternative Schools Accountability Model

ASB

Associated Student Body

ASES

After School Education and Safety Program

ASP

After School Learning & Safe Neighborhoods Partnership Program

ASRA

Administrative Support and Regulations Adoption

AT

Assistive Technology

ATP

Adult Transition Program

AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination

AYP

Adequate Yearly Progress

B

Acronym

Description

BB

Board Bylaw

BCBA

Board Certified Behavioral Analyst

BES

Buchanan Elementary School

BIP

Behavioral Intervention Plan

BOE

Board of Education

BP

Board Policy

BTSA

Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment 

BTTP

Bilingual Teacher Training Program

C

Acronym

Description

C.A.S.H.

Coalition for Adequate School Housing 

CAASPP

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

CABE

California Association of Bilingual Education 

CACE

California Association for Compensatory Education 

CACFP

Child and Adult Care Food Program

CADA

California Association of Directors of Activities

CADS

Consolidated Application Data System

CAHSEE

California High School Exit Examination

Cal-SAFE

California School Age Families Education

CALPADS

California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System

CalSTRS

California State Teachers' Retirement System 

CALTIDES

California Longitudinal Teacher Integrated Data Education System

CalWORKS

California Work Opportunity and Responsibility to Kids

CaMSP

California Mathematics and Science Partnership

CAP

Capitation or Funding Limit

CAPA

California Alternate Performance Assessment

CAPP

California Academic Partnership Program

CASBO

California Association of School Business Officials 

CASEMIS

California Special Education Management Information System

CASL

California Association of Student Leaders

CAT/6

California Achievement Tests, Sixth Edition

CBE

Competency-Based Education

CBEDS

California Basic Educational Data System

CBEST

California Basic Educational Skills Test 

CBET

Community-Based English Tutoring

CBR

California Business Roundtable 

CCAE

California Council for Adult Education

CCC

California Community Colleges 

CCDA

California Career Development Association

CCDAA

California Child Development Administrators Association

CCDBG

Child Care and Development Block Grant

CCDF

Child Care and Development Fund

CCEI

California Counsel of Electronics Instructors

CCES

Cole Canyon Elementary School

CCFRF

Child Care Facilities Revolving Fund

CCIS

California Consortium for Independent Study

CCLDHN

California Conference of Local Health Department Nutritionists 

CCPT

California Congress of Parents and Teachers

CCR

coordinated compliance review

CCR

California Code of Regulations

CCSESA

California County Superintendents Educational Services Association 

CCSS

Common Core State Standards

CCSSO

Council of Chief State School Officers 

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention 

CDE

California Department of Education

CDFS

Child Development Fiscal Services

CDHS

California Department of Health Services 

CDS

Community Day Schools

CDS

County/District/School code

CDSMC

Curriculum Development and Supplemental Materials Commission

CEC

California Energy Commission

CEEB

College Entrance Examination Board 

CELDT

California English Language Development Test

CEQA

California Environment Quality Act

CFD

Community Facilities District

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CFT

California Federation of Teachers 

CHKS

California Healthy Kids Survey

CHS

Creekside High School

CHSPE

California High School Proficiency Examination

CIF

California Interscholastic Federation 

CLAD

Crosscultural, Language, and Academic Development 

CLRN

California Learning Resource Network

CMA

California Modified Assessment

CMAS

California Multiple Award Schedule

CMR

Contract Monitoring Review

CNG

Compressed Natural Gas

COE

County Office of Education

COLA

Cost of Living Adjustment

CPA

California Partnership Academies

CPS

Child Protection Services

CRP

Content Review Panel

CSAM

California School Accounting Manual

CSBA

California School Boards Association 

CSEA

California School Employees Association 

CSFSA

California Schools Food Service Association

CSIS

California School Information Services

CSMP

California Subject Matter Projects

CSMT

Clearinghouse for Specialized Media and Translations

CSR

Class Size Reduction

CST

California Standards Tests

CSU

California State University 

CTA

California Teachers Association 

CTAP

California Technology Assistance Project

CTC

Commission on Teacher Credentialing 

CTE

Career Technical Education

CYA

California Youth Authority 

D

Acronym

Description

DAC

District Advisory Committee

DAIT

District Assistance and Intervention Team

DARE

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

DATE

Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Education

DCP

Digital California Project

DD

Developmentally Delayed

DELAC

District English Language Advisory Committee

DGS

Department of General Services 

DHH

Deaf and Hard of Hearing

DIS

Designated Instructional Services

DM

Deferred Maintenance

DMMS

Dorothy McElhinney Middle School

DOE

Department of Education

DOF

Department of Finance 

DSA

Department of the State Architect

DSC

District Support Center

 


 

E

Acronym

Description

EAP

Early Assessment Program

EC

Education Code 

ECE

Early Childhood Education

ED

U.S. Department of Education 

EDY

Educationally Disadvantaged Youth

EDMD

Educational Data Management Division

EETT

Enhancing Education Through Technology

EH

Emotionally Handicapped

EHC

E. Hale Curran Elementary School

EIA

Economic Impact Aid

EL

English learner

ELA

English-language arts

ELAP

English Language Acquisition Program

ELD

English-language development

ELPAC

English Language Proficiency Assessments for California

ERAF

Educational Revenue Augmentation Funds

ESEA

Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965 

ESL

English as a Second Language

ESLR

Expected Schoolwide Learning Result

ETAC

Educational Technology Advisory Committee

ETS

Educational Testing Service 

F

Acronym

Description

F&E

Furniture and Equipment

FAPE

Free Appropriate Public Education

FAQ

Frequently Asked Question

FCMAT

Fiscal Crisis and Management Assistance Team

FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act 

FNA

Facilities Needs Analysis

FTE

Full-Time Equivalent

FY

Fiscal Year

FYS

Foster Youth Services

 


 

G

Acronym

Description

GASB

Governmental Accounting Standards Boards

GATE

Gifted and Talented Education

GE

Gender Equity

GED

General Educational Development Test

GOB

General Obligation Bond

GPA

Grade Point Average

GRIP

Gang Risk Intervention Program

GSE

Golden State Examination

H

Acronym

Description

H1N1

Swine Flu

HCE

Health Careers Education

HECT

Home Economics Careers and Technology

HI

Hearing Impaired

HI

Home Instruction

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HRY

High Risk Youth

HSI

High School Initiatives

HTML

Hypertext Markup Language

I

Acronym

Description

IB

International Baccalaureate

IBI

Intensive Behavior Interventions

IASA

Improving America's Schools Act of 1994 

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 

IEP

Individualized Education Program

IFSP

Individualized Family Service Plan

IHE

Institutes of Higher Education

II/USP

Immediate Intervention/Underperforming Schools Program

IPM

Integrated Pest Management System

IRC

Inland Regional Center

IS

Independent Study

ITC

Instructional Technology Coach

ITL

Instructional Technology Leader

ITP

Individual Training Plan

ITP

Individualized Transition Plan

IWEN

Individual With Exceptional Needs

J

Acronym

Description

JROTC

Junior Reserve Officers’ Training Corp

K

Acronym

Description

K-12

Kindergarten through 12th grade

L

Acronym

Description

LAN

Local Area Network

LCC

Legal Compliance Committee

LCAP

Local Control Accountability Plan

LCFF

Local Control Funding Formula

LCP

Labor Compliance Program

LD

Learning Disabled

LEA

Local Educational Agency

LEP

Limited English-Proficient

LIP

Local Improvement Plan

LJM

Lisa J. Mails Elementary School

LMS

Learning Management System

LRE

Least Restrictive Education

M

Acronym

Description

M & O

Maintenance & Operations

MES

Murrieta Elementary School

MIG

Migrant

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MR

Mental Retardation

MMHS

Murrieta Mesa High School

MPD

Murrieta Police Department

MVAS

Murrieta Valley Adult School

MVES

Monte Vista Elementary School

MVHS

Murrieta Valley High School

MVUSD

Murrieta Valley Unified School District

MTA

Murrieta Teachers Association

MTYRE

Multi Track Year-Round Education

 


 

N

Acronym

Description

NBCT

National Board Certified Teacher

NC

Non-Compliant

NCBE

National Clearinghouse for Bilingual Education

NCLB

No Child Left Behind Act of 2001

NCSC

National Center and State Collaborative Consortium

NEA

National Education Association 

NGSS

Next Generation Science Standards 

NPA

Non-Public Agency

NPO

Non-Profit Organization

NPR

National Percentile Rank

NRT

Norm-Referenced Test

NSBA

National School Boards Association 

O

Acronym

Description

OCR

Office for Civil Rights 

OHI

Other Health Impaired

OI

Orthopedic Impaired

OPSC

Office of Public School Construction

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Administration 

P

Acronym

Description

PAC

Parent Advisory Council

PAR

Peer Assistance and Review program for teachers

PAR

Personnel Action Request

PASR

Principal Apportionment System Rewrite

PBDMI

Performance Based Data Management Initiative

PBIS

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

PDF

Portable Document Format

PERS

Public Employees Retirement System

PFT

Physical Fitness Testing

PI

Program Improvement

PL

Public Law

PLC

Professional Learning Community

PM

Project Management

PMP

Pregnant Minors Program

POSA

Principal on Special Assignment

PPR

Pupil Promotion and Retention

PQR

Program Quality Review

PSAA

Public Schools Accountability Act

PSAT

Preliminary Scholastic Achievement Test 

PTA

Parent Teacher Association

PTSA

Parent Teacher Student Association

Q

Acronym

Description

QAP

Quality Assurance Process

QEIA

Quality Education Investment Act of 2006

R

Acronym

Description

RCOE

Riverside County Office of Education

RCSBA

Riverside County School Boards Association

RDA

Recommended Daily Allowance

RDA

Redevelopment Agency

RFA

Request for Applications

RFEP

Reclassified To Fluent English Proficient

RFP

Request for Proposals

RIMS

Riverside, Inyo, Mono and San Bernardino counties

RLA

Reading/Language Arts

ROCP

Regional Occupational Centers and Programs

ROP

Regional Occupational Program

RRES

Rail Ranch Elementary School

RRM

Routine Restricted Maintenance

RSI

Related and Supplemental Instruction

RSP

Resource Specialist Program

RST

Regional Service Team

RTE

Research and Teacher Education

RtI

Response to Intervention

S

Acronym

Description

S4

Statewide System of School Support

SAB

State Allocation Board

SAC

Student Advisory Council

SACS

Standardized Account Code Structure

SANS

Storage Area Network

SAP

Student Assistance Program

SAPID

School Age Parenting and Infant Development

SARB

School Attendance Review Board

SARC

School Accountability Report Card

SAT

Scholastic Achievement Test

SAT-9

Stanford Achievement Test, Ninth Edition (Stanford 9)

SB

Senate Bill

SBAC

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

SBCP

School-Based Coordinated Program

SBE

State Board of Education

SCE

State Compensatory Education

SCORE

Schools of California Online Resources for Education

SCR

Senate Concurrent Resolution

SDAIE

Specially Designed Academic Instruction In English

SDC

Special Day Class

SDFSC

Safe and Drug Free Schools and Communities

SEA

State Educational Agency

SED

Socio-Economically Disadvantaged

SED

Severely Emotionally Disturbed

SED

Socio-Economically Disadvantaged

SEEDS

Supporting Early Education Delivery Systems

SEIDs

Statewide Educator Identifiers

SELPA

Special Education Local Plan Area

SEPAC

Special Education Parent Advisory Committee

SES

Supplemental Educational Services 

SHAPE

Shaping Health As Partners in Education

SHC

School Health Connections

SIG

School Improvement Grant

SIP

School Improvement Program

SIS

Student Information System

SLD

Specific Learning Disability

SLI

Speech and Language Impairment

SMI

Scholastic Math Inventory

SMS

Shivela Middle School

SNP

School Nutrition Program

SRI

Scholastic Reading Inventory

SRO

School Resource Officer

SSID

Statewide Student Identifier

SSPI

State Superintendent of Public Instruction

STAR

Standardized Testing and Reporting Program

STDs

Sexually Transmitted Diseases 

STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

SWP

School Wide Programs

SWPBIS

School-Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

T

Acronym

Description

T5

Title 5, California Code of Regulations

TICAL

Technology Information Center for Administrative Leadership

TOEFL

Test of English as a Foreign Language

TOSA

Teacher on Special Assignment

TUPE

Tobacco-Use Prevention Education

TWBI

Two-Way Bilingual Immersion

U

Acronym

Description

UC

University of California 

UCP

Uniform Complaint Procedures

USDA

U.S. Department of Agriculture 

V

Acronym

Description

VAPA

Visual and Performing Arts

W

Acronym

Description

WASC

Western Association of Schools and Colleges 

WEE

Work Experience Education

WIC

Women, Infants, and Children 

X, Y, Z

Acronym

Description

YOA

Year of Appropriation 

YOB

Year of Budget 

YOC

Year of Completion 

YRE

Year-Round Education

 
Last Modified on July 31, 2014