Educational Acronyms

There are many educational opportunities available to students at the local level.  To help parents better understand what they are and how they are implemented in the Madison County School District, we have compiled a list of names, terms, and acronyms used in education. 

ADA                American Disabilities Act
ADD Attention Deficit Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyper-Activity Disorder
AFL Assessment for Learning
ACCESS Assessing Comprehension & Communication in English State-to-State for ELL's
AMO Annual Measurable Objective
AP Advanced Placement
ASP After School Program
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
BOE Board of Education
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan    Local Intervention & Support
BRCCA Broad River College and Career Academy
CCSS Common Core State Standards
CCRPI College & Career Readiness Performance Index (NCLB Waiver)
CRCT Criterion Referenced Competency Test
CTAE Career Technical Agriculture Education
DNM Does Not Meet
EBD Emotional Behavior Disability
ED Economically Disadvantaged
EIP Early Intervention Program
EOC End of Course
EOG End of Grade
EL English Learners   
EL-m English Learner monitored
ESOL English as a Second Language   GADOE Resource
ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
EXC Exceeds
FAPE Free Appropriate Education
FAY Full Academic Year
FBA Functional Behavior Assessment      (Spanish)
FLP Flexible Learning Plan
FTE Full-Time Equivalent
GAA GA Alternate Assessment
GKIDS GA Kindergarten Inventory of Developing Skills
GHSA GA High School Association
GoFar GA Online Formative Assessment Bank
GPS GA Performance Standards
GSE GA Standards of Excellence (formally CCGPS)
IAP Individual Accommodation Plan
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Act
IEP Individual Education Plan      (Spanish)
LAPS Leader Assessment on Performance Standards
LDS Longitudinal Data System
LEA Local Education Agency
LKES Leader Keys Evaluation System
LOR Learning Objective Repository
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
LTP Language Transition Program
MI Mild Intellectual Ability
MoID Moderate Intellectual Disability
MPI Model Performance Indicator (Language Indicators)
MTSS Multi-Tiered System of Support (RTI)
NCLB No Child Left Behind
OHI Other Health Impaired
PBIS Positive Behavior Interventions & Support
PL Professional Learning
QBE  Quality Basic Education
RTI Response To Intervention
RT3 Race to the Top
SEA State Education Agency
SED Socio-Economically Disadvantaged
SIP School Improvement Plan
SIS Student Information System
SGP Student Growth Percentile
SLD Specific Learning Disability
SLDS State Longitudinal Data System
SLO Student Learning Objective
SMART Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Results-oriented, Time-bound
SPED Special Education     A Parent's Guide
SPOTY Support Person of the Year
SRC State Required Code
SRO School Resource Officer
SST Student Support Team
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
SWD Students With Disabilities
TAPS Teacher Assessment on Performance Standards
TEM Teacher Effectiveness Measure
TKES Teacher Keys Evaluation System
TOTY Teacher of the Year
WIDA Worldclass Instruction Design & Assessment


Dr. Jody Goodroe
Asst. Supt., Curriculum & Instruction
(706) 795-2191 x1426
800 Madison St. / PO Box 37 Danielsville, GA 30633 (706) 795-2191 Fax (706) 795-5029
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