Acronyms

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(revised February 2014)


Acronym

Meaning

A

 

A+

After-School Plus Program

A+

a Computer Hardware Repair and Maintenance Program

AA

Alternate Assessment

AABC

Attendance, Achievement, Behavior, and Course Grade Report

AAS

Alternate Assessment Standards

AAT

Associate of Arts in Teaching

ABC

Above and Beyond the Challenge

ABE

Adult Basic Education

ABR

Access Barrier Removal

ABI

Acquired Brain Injury

ACCESS

Assessing Comprehensive and Communication in English State-to-State

ACCN

Authorized Courses and Code Numbers

ACE

Administrator Certification for Excellence

ACE

A Committee on Excellence

ACFN

Academic and Financial Plan

ACS

Accrediting Commission of Schools

ACT

Autism Consulting Teacher

ACT

College entrance exam formerly known as American College Testing, now just ACT

Act 51

Reinventing Education Act of 2004

AD

Athletic Director

ADA

Americans with Disabilities Act

ADA

Average Daily Absence

ADAD

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Division (State Department of Health)

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

ADM

Average Daily Membership

ADR

Alternative Dispute Resolution

ADTSEA

American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association

AE

Adult Education

AED

Automatic External Defibrillator

AEFLA

Adult Education and Family Literacy Act

AFP

Academic/Financial Plan

AFP

Annual Financial Plan

AFT

American Federation of Teachers

AG

Attorney General

AGE

Adult General Education

AGT

Academically Gifted and Talented

AHCT

Athletic Health Care Trainer

AHERA

Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (federal)

AI

Army Instructor

AIDS

Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome

AIR

American Institutes for Research

AITS

Artists in the Schools

ALC

Alternative Learning Center

ALT

Academic Leadership Team

AMAO

Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives

AMO

Annual Measurable Objective

AP

Advanced Placement

APC

Association Policy Committee

APD

Auditory Processing Disorder

API

Alternate Performance Indicators

APP

Art in Public Places

APR

Annual Performance Report (req. by OSEP)

ARCH

Accountability Resource Center - Hawaii

ARLISE

Alternative Route to Licensure in Special Education

ARRA

American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009

ARS

Academic Review Status

ART

Academic Review Team

AS

Assistant Superintendent

ASA

Administrative Services Assistant

ASAD

Aloha State Association of the Deaf

ASB

Auxiliary Services Branch

ASCD

Association for Supervision & Curriculum Development

ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASEBA

Achenbach System of Empirically Based Assessment

ASES

Assessing Special Education Students

ASI

Accreditation School Improvement

ASI

Aerospace Science Instructor

ASL

American Sign Language

ASIST

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

ASP

After School Snack Program

ASPIRE

Accelerating Successful Performance in Regular Education

ASR

Accountability Systems and Reporting

ASSSDE

Association of State Supervisors of Safety and Drivers Education

AST

Arts, Sciences and Technology

ASVAB

Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery

ASVPP

App store Volume Purchase Program

AT

Assistive Technology

ATP

Approval to Pay

AUP

Acceptable Use Policy

AV

Audio-Visual

AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination

AYP

Adequate Yearly Progress

B

 

B&F

Budget & Finance (State Department of)

BASC

Behavior Assessment System for Children

BASE

Bachelor of Arts in Special Education

BASICS

Basic Academic Skills Improvement through Core Subjects

BASIS

Basic Academic Skills Improvement System

B/BSHA

Bilingual/Bicultural School-Home Assistant

BESS

Balance Error Scoring System

BEST

Basic Education Skills through Technology

BFY

Budget Fiscal Year

BIASC

Big Island Association of Student Councils

BICS

Basic Interpersonal Communication Skills

BIIF

Big Island Interscholastic Federation

BIMEA

Big Island Music Educators Association

BINL

Basic Inventory of Natural Language

BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan

BISCA

Big Island School Counselors’ Association

BMT

Benchmark Tracker

BOE

Board of Education (Hawaii State)

BOR

Board of Regents

BOT-2

Bruininks Oseretsky Test of Motor Proficiency

BPA

Basic Practical Arts

BRS

Blue Ribbon Schools

BSC

Balanced Scorecard

BSI

Behavioral Symptom Index

BSP

Behavioral Support Plan

BTOP

Broadband Technology Opportunities Program

BU

Bargaining Unit

C

 

C-MORE

Center of Microbial Oceanography, Research and Education

CA

Communication Aide

CABM

Complex Area Business Manager

CACFP

Child and Adult Care Food Program

CAFAS

Child & Adolescent Functional Assessment Scale

CAG

Certified Allocation Guidelines

CAI

Computer-Assisted Instruction

CALLA

Cognitive Academic Language Learning Approach

CALP

Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency

CAMHD

Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division (State Department of  Health)

CAO

Complex Academic Officer

CAPA

Content Area Performance Assessment

CAPD

Central Auditory Processing Disorder

CAPE

Collaborative Action for Public Education

CAPS

Complex Area Personnel Specialist

CAR

Collection Activity Report

CAS

Complex Area Superintendent

CASAS

Comprehensive Adult & Student Assessment System

CASSP

Child and Adolescent Service System Program

CAST

Complex Area Support Team

CAT

California Achievement Test

CATV

Cable Access Television

CB

Collective Bargaining

CBA

Collective Bargaining Agreement

CBE

Competency-Based Education

CBHSDP

Competency-Based High School Diploma Program (Adult Education)

CBI

Community-Based Instruction

CBM

Competency-Based Measures

CCC

Community Children’s Council

CCCO

Community Children’s Council Office

CCR

Cadet Command Regulation

CCSS

Common Core State Standards

CCR

College and Career Readiness

CCSSO

Council of Chief State School Officers

CCTV

Closed Circuit Television

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDS

Center on Disability Studies (University of Hawaii)

CE

Community Education (Adult Education)

CEIS

Coordinated Early Intervening Services

CEP

Character Education Partnerships

CEP

Coaches Education Program

CEP

Community Eligibility Program

CERT

Civilian Emergency Response Team

CESSA

Comprehensive Evaluation System for School Administrators

CEU

Continuing Education Unit

CFDA

Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance

CH

Short for Chapter (e.g. Chapter 34)

CHAP

Collaborative Human Resources Automation Project

CIB

Curriculum and Instruction Branch

CIMIP

Continuous Integrated Monitoring and Improvement Process

CIO

Chief Information Officer

CIP

Capital Improvement Program or Capital Improvement Project

CIR

Complaint Investigative Report

CIR

Computerized Information Retrieval

CIS

Communities in Schools (formerly Cities in Schools)

CISL

Certification Institute for School Leaders (formerly ACE)

CJIS

Criminal Justice Information System

CLIP

Core Learning Improvement Plan

CLMS

Centralized Library Management System

CM

Case Manager

CMI

Computer Managed Instruction

CMO

Charter Management Organization

CMP

Concussion Management Program

CMP

Complaints Management Program

CMP

Connected Math Program

CMS

Certified Mobility Specialist

CN

Canonical Name

CNA

Certified Nurse Aide

CNA

Comprehensive Needs Assessment

CNCS

Corporation for National and Community Service

CNS

Corporation for National Service

CNIPS

Child Nutrition Information Payment System

COE

College of Education

COMPETES

Creating Opportunities to Meaningfully Promote Excellence in Technology, Education, and Science Act of 2007

CoP

Community of Practice

CORE

Curriculum on Reading Excellence

COTA

Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

COW

Committee on Weights (Act 51, Weighted Student Formula)

CP

Cerebral Palsy

CPAR

Computer Purchase Approval Request

CPC

Centralized Processing Center (Public Library)

CPR

Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation

CPR

Cultural Personnel Resources

CPS

Child Protective Services (obsolete see: CWS)

CPSS

Continuum of Proactive Student Supports

CRADLE

Center for Research and Development in Law-Related Education

CRAFT

Community Reinforcement Approach & Family Training

CRCO

Civil Rights Compliance Office

CRDC

U.S. Department of Education Civil Rights Data Collection

CRDG

Curriculum Research and Development Group

CRE

Coordinated Review Effort

CRES

Consortium on Reading Excellence Schools

CRM

Customer Relations Management

CRU

Crime Reduction Unit

CS&CS

Child Study & Consultation Service

CSA

Community School for Adults

CSAG

Classified/SSP Allocation Guidelines

CSAO

Charter School Administrative Office

CSAP

Comprehensive School Alienation Program (obsolete see: PSSAS)

CSD

Customer Service Desk

CSGTF

Charter School Governance, Accountability, and Authority Task Force

CSHP

Coordinated School Health Program

CSLC

Charter Schools Leadership Council

CSMHA

Center for School Mental Health Assistance

CSP

Charter School Program

CSP

Coordinated Service Plan

CSPD

Comprehensive System of Professional Development

CSPR

Consolidated State Performance Report

CSR

Coordinated Services Review / Comprehensive School Reform

CSRP

Charter School Review Panel

CSSSS

Comprehensive Student Support Services Section (OCISS)

CSSS

Comprehensive Student Support System

CTAPS

Consortium for Teaching Asia and the Pacific in the Schools

CTBS

Comprehensive Tests of Basic Skills

CTCI

Classroom Teacher Computer Initiative

CTE

Career and Technical Education

CTEAC

Career & Technical Education Coordination Advisory Council

CTSO

Career and Technical Student Organization

CWS

Child Welfare Services

D

 

DAGS

Department of Accounting and General Services (Hawaii State)

DAI

Directory of Army Instruction

DAP

Developmentally Appropriate Practices

DARE

Drug Abuse Resistance Education

DASH

Development Approach in Science and Health

DBE

Development Bilingual Education

DBEDT

Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism (Hawaii State)

D-B

Deaf-Blindness

DBL

Deaf-Blind

DC

Deferred Compensation

DC

Department Chairperson

DCAB

Disability and Communication Access Board

DCAPS

Dual-Credit Articulated Program of Study

DD

Developmental Delay (formerly ECLI-Early Childhood Learning Impairment)

DDC

Developmental Disabilities Council

DE

Driver Education

DEAR

Drop Everything and Read

DECA

Distributive Education Clubs of America

DELI

District Education Leadership Institute

DELLS

Database for English Language Learners

DES

District Educational Specialist

DF

Deaf

DGO

Data Governance Office

DH

Department Head

DHRD

Department of Human Resources Development (Hawaii State)

DHS

Department of Human Services (Hawaii State)

DI

Direct Instruction

DIP

Detailed Implementation Plan

DIBELS

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills

DL

Digital Literacy

DLIR

Department of Labor and Industrial Relations (Hawaii State)

DLNR

Department of Land and Natural Resources (Hawaii State)

DLT

Distance Learning Technology

DNS

Domain Name Server

DOE

Department of Education (Hawaii State)

DOH

Department of Health (Hawaii State)

DOK

Depth of Knowledge

DOT

Department of Transportation (Hawaii State)

DP

Data Processing

DPAC

District Parent Advisory Council (Title 1)

DPS

Department of Public Safety (Hawaii State)

DPSA

Data Processing Systems Analyst

DQ

Data Quality

DQC

Data Quality Campaign

DR

Disaster Recovery

DRT

District Resource Teacher

DSI

Data for School Improvement

DSM-IV

Diagnostic and Statistical Manual IV

DTOY

District Teacher of the Year

DVR

Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (federal)

E

 

E-Academy

Magnet Electronic Academy

E-School

Electronic School

EA

Educational Assistant

EAB

Enterprise Architecture Branch

EAG

Enhanced Assessment Grant

EAP

Emergency Action Plan

EB

Employee Benefits

EBA

Emotional Behavioral Assessment

EBC

Employee Background Check

ECE

Early Childhood Education

ECETF

Early Childhood Education Task Force

ECLI

Early Childhood Learning Impairment (currently Developmental Delay)

ECOS

Education and Career Opportunities System

ECS

Education Commission of the States

ECSE

Early Childhood Special Education

eCSSS

Electronic Comprehensive Student Support System

ED

Emotional Disability

EDEN

Educational Data Exchange Network

EDF

Electronic Data File

EDFacts

U.S. Department of Education Electronic data management system

EDGAR

Education Department General Administrative Regulations

EDI

U.S. Education Delivery Institute

EDN

short for Education; Budget Program Structure Designation for the Department of Education

EDP

Educational Data Processing

EE

Environmental Education

EEOC

Equal Employment Opportunity Commission

EES

Educator Effectiveness System

EETT

Enhancing Education Through Technology

EFF

Equipped for the Future

EFIG

Education Finance Incentive Grants

EFL

English as a Foreign Language

EGO

Equal Goals in Occupations

eHR

Electronic Human Resources system

EI

Educational Interpreter

EIEP

Emergency Immigrant Education Program (formerly Emergency Immigrant Education Act)

EIS

Early Intervention Section (State Department of Health)

EISB

Enterprise Infrastructure Services Branch

EISP

Enrichment in Science Program

ELA

English Language Arts

ELA

Enterprise License Agreement

ELC

Early Learning Council

ELC

Educational Leadership Conference

ELI

Education Leadership Institute

ELL

English Language Learner

ELO

Extended Learning Opportunities

ELOSS

Extended Learning Opportunities & Student Support

ELP

English Language Proficiency

ELT

Extended Learning Time

EM/E-Mail

Electronic Mail

EMO

Educational Management Organization

EO

Educational Officer

EOC

End of Course

EOY

Employee of the Year

EPA

Environmental Protection Agency (federal)

EPT

English Proficiency Test

ERIC

Educational Resources Information Center

ERP

Enterprise Resources Planning

ERS

Employees’ Retirement System

ES

Educational Specialist

ESAA

Emergency School Aid Act

ESAP

Elementary School Attendance Program

ESB

Enterprise System Branch

ESEA

Elementary and Secondary Education Act

eSIS

Electronic Student Information System

ESL

English as a Second Language (obsolete see: ELL)

ESLL

English for Second Language Learners (obsolete see: ELL)

ESLRs

Expected Schoolwide Learning Results

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Language

ESU

Environmental Services Unit

ESY

Extended School Year

ETA

Education Trend Analyzer

ETAL

Effective Teaching and Learning Project

ETC

Educational Technology Center

ETC

Employment Training Center

ETO

Employment Training Opportunities

ETS

Educational Testing Service

ETV

Educational Television

EUTF

Employer Union Trust Fund

EVAL

Evaluation

EWS

Early Warning System

EXCELL

Expediting Comprehension for English Language Learners

EXIT

English and Cross (X) Cultural Improvement in Testing (Bilingual Education Project)

F

 

FA

Formative Assessment

FAMIS

Financial Accounting and Management Information System

FAPE

Free Appropriate Public Education

FAST

Foundational Approach in Science Teaching

FAY

Full Academic Year

FB

Fiscal Biennium

FBA

Functional Behavioral Assessment

FBLA

Future Business Leaders of America

FCCLA

Family Career and Community Leaders of America

FCPMO

Federal Compliance & Project Management Office

FDB

Facilities Development Branch

FDP

Food Distribution Program (may also be referred to as USDA Foods)

FEA

Future Educators of America

FEP

Fluent (or Fully) English Proficient

FERPA

Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act

FES

Fluent English Speaker

FFA

Future Farmers of America

FFR

Families for Resources and Early Access to Learning

FFVP

Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Program

FGC

Family Guidance Center

FHA

Future Homemakers of America

FIN

House Committee on Finance (Hawaii State)

FIFO

First In First Out

FL

Facilitative Leadership

FLES

Foreign Language in Elementary Schools

FLSA

Fair Labor Standards Act

FMB

Facilities Maintenance Branch

FMLA

Family Medical Leave Act

FMS

Financial Management System

FOL

Focus on Learning (School Accreditation)

FOP

Framework Observation Program

FP

Financial Plan

FRC

Federal Resource Center

FRL

Free and Reduced Lunch

FRP

Felix Response Plan

FRS

Financial Reporting System

FSC

Fully self–contained

FSS

Family Support Services

FTE

Full –time Equivalency

FX

Foreign Exchange

FY

Fiscal Year

FYI

For Your Information

G

 

GCOC

Governor’s Committee on Crime

GE

Geographic Exception

GE/ACT

General Education/Article VI Classroom Teacher

GEAR UP

Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Programs

GED

General Educational Development (Test)

GEPA

General Education Provisions Act

GF

General Fund

GIS

Geographic Information System

GLC

Grade Level Chairperson

GLO

General Learner Outcomes

GPA

Grade Point Average

GSC

Graded Symptom Checklist

GRG

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren

GSEG

General Supervision Enhancement Grant

GSS

General Supervision and Support

GT or G/T

Gifted and Talented

GT or GTF

Gastrostomy Tube or Gastrostomy Tube Feeding

H

 

H1N1

Novel Influenza

H-KISS

Hawaii Keiki Information Service System

HAAE

Hawaii Alliance of Arts Education

HAAPAE

Hawaii Association for Asian and Pacific American Education

HACS

Hawaii Association of Charter Schools

HAEP

Hawaii Arts Education Partnership

HAESP

Hawaii Assoc. of Elementary School Principals (elementary through middle)

HAEYC

Hawaii Association for the Education of Young Children

HAIS

Hawaii Association of Independent Schools

HAMS

Hawaii Association of Middle Schools

HAP

Hawaii Assessment Program

HAPA

Hawaiian Aligned Portfolio Assessment

HAR

Hawaii Administrative Rules

HASCD

Hawaii Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development

HASL

Hawaii Association for School Librarians

HASP

Hawaii Association of School Psychologists

HASSA

Hawaii Association of Secondary School Administrators

HATA

Hawaii Athletic Trainers Association

HBEA

Hawaii Business Education Association

HCAP

Honolulu Community Action Program

HCEOC

Hawaii County Economic Opportunity Council

HCIDS

Hawaii Career Information Delivery System

HCJDC

Hawaii Criminal Justice Data Center

HCL

Homeless Concerns Liaison

HCNP

Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs

HCNS

Hawaii Child Nutrition System

HCO

Homeless Concerns Office

HCPS III

Hawaii Content and Performance Standards III

HCRC

Hawaii Civil Rights Commission

HCSN

Hawaii Charter Schools Network

HCTE

Hawaii Council of Teachers of English

HEA

Hawaii Education Association

HEAP

Health Education Assessment Project

HENC

Hawaii Education Network Consortium

HEP

Hawaii English Program

HEPC

Hawaii Educational Policy Center

HEPS

Hawaiian Education Programs Section (OCISS)

HERA

Hawaii Educational Research Association

HETP

Hawaii Educational Technology Plan

HFAA

Hawaii Families as Allies

HFT

Hawaii Federation of Teachers

HGEA

Hawaii Government Employees Association

HH

Hard of Hearing

HHA

Hawaii Housing Authority

HHI

Healthy Hawaii Initiative

HHI

Home/Hospital Instruction

HHSAA

Hawaii High School Athletic Association

HI

Hearing Impairment

HIDOE

Hawaii Department of Education

HICSL

Hawaii Certification Institute for School Leaders

HIDA

Hawaii Dyslexia Association

HIMAG

Hawaii Institute for Management and Analysis Government

HIOSH

Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health

HIPAA

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act

HIRE

Help Through Industry Retraining and Employment

HIS

Hawaii Interpreting Services

HITS

Hawaii Interactive Television System

HIV

Human Immunodeficiency Virus

HLIP

Hawaiian Language Immersion Program

HLP

Hawaii Learning Progression

HLRB

Hawaii Labor Relations Board

HLS

Home Language Survey

HMSU

Hawaii Medical Services Unit

HNLC

Hawaii Networked Learning Communities

HOSA

Health Occupations Students of America

HOST

Help One Student to Succeed

HPA

Hawaii Principal Academy

HPEA

Hawaii Pacific Evaluation Association

HPERB

Hawaii Public Employment Relations Board

HPERC

Hawaii Partnership for Educational Research Consortium

HQT

Highly Qualified Teacher

HR

Human Resources

HRS

Hawaii Revised Statutes

HSA

Hawaii State Assessment

HSA-ALT

Hawaii State Alternate Assessment

HSAC

Hawaii School Advisory Council

HSCA

Hawaii School Counselors Association

HSDB

Hawaii School for the Deaf and Blind

HSEOA

Hawaii State Educational Officers’ Association

HSHA

Hawaii Speech-Language Hearing Association

HSOICC

Hawaii State Occupational Information Coordinating Committee

HSP

Hawaiian Studies Program

HSPLS

Hawaii State Public Library System

HSSC

Hawaii State Student Council

HSSRA

Hawaii State School Readiness Assessment

HSTA

Hawaii State Teachers Association

HSTW

High Schools That Work

HTEA

Hawaii Technology Education Association

HTIRE

Help Through Industry Retraining and Employment

HTSB

Hawaii Teacher Standards Board

HVLN

Hawaii Virtual Learning Network

HYCF

Hawaii Youth Correctional Facility

HYTS

Hawaii Youth Tobacco Survey

I

 

i3 Fund

Investing in Innovation Grant Funds

IAES

Interim Alternative Educational Setting

IAPS

Identification, Assessment, and Programming System

IASA

Improving America’s School Act

IB

International Baccalaureate Program

IBR

Institute for Beginning Reading

ICAA

Index Complex Area Allocation

ICEOM

Interstate Compact on Educaitonal Opportunities for Military Children

ICY

Immigrant Children & Youth

ID

Intellectual Disability

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IDEIA 2004

Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act of 2004

IDM

Instructional Development Model

IEBC

Institute for Evidence-Based Change

IEP

Individualized Education Program

IFB

Invitation for Bid

IFEP

Initially Functionally English Proficient

IFSP

Individualized Family Service Plan

IHE

Institution of Higher Education

IIS

Instructional Improvement System

IIS

Internet Information Services/Server (Microsoft)

IISC

Intensive Instructional Services Consultant

ILC

Intensive Learning Center

ILH

Interscholastic League of Honolulu

ILI

Initial Line of Inquiry

ILSB

Interim Local School Board

ILT

Instructional Leadership Team

IMP

Interactive Mathematics Program

ImPACT

Immediate Post Concussion Assessment and Post Cognitive Testing

IP

Intellectual Property

IP

Internet Protocol

IP

Issue Paper

IPP

Individually Prescribed Program

IPS

Introductory to Physical Science

IPSC

Information Privacy and Security Council

IRA

Instructional Resource Augmentation

IRA

International Reading Association

IRC

Interservice Recruitment Council

IRM

Information Resource Management

IRMB

Information Resource Management Branch

ISA

Improving Student Achievement

ISAP

Interim School Administrator Program

ISC

Integrated Self Contained

ISDN

Integrated Services Digital Network

ISS

In-School Suspension

ISSB

Information System Services Branch

ISTS

Information Systems Training Section

ISTE

International Society for Technology in Education

ITAC

In-Service Training Advisory Council

ITBS

Iowa Test of Basic Skills

ITC

Information Technology Centers

ITP

Individualized Transition Program

ITPMB

Information Technology Project Management Branch

ITV

Instructional Television

IWB

Interactive Whiteboard

IWG

Interagency Work Group (on Act 51 delinking)

J

 

JAG

Jobs for America's Graduates

JCPD

Juvenile Crime Prevention Division

JJIS

Juvenile Justice Information System

JPO

Junior Police Officer

JROTC

Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps

JTPA

Job Training Partnership Act

JV

Junior Varsity

JVEF

Joint Venture Education Forum (Military/Schools partnership program)

K

 

KEEP

Kamehameha Early Education Program

KIF

Kauai Interscholastic Federation

KOEC

Keakealani Outdoor Education Center

KPI

Key Performance Indicator

KS

Kamehameha Schools

L

 

L1

First Acquired Language

L2

Second Acquired Language-English

LA

Languages

LAN

Local Area Network

LAS

Language Assessment Scales

LC

Learning Center

LDAH

Learning Disabilities Association of Hawaii

LDAP

Lightweight Directory Access Protocol

LDS

Longitudinal Data System

LEA

Local Education Agency (federal)

LEAA

Law Enforcement Assistance Agency

LEMDT

Lower Extremity Motor Development Test

LEP

Limited English Proficiency

LES

Limited English Speakers

LET

Language Experience Thinking

LET

Leadership Education and Training

LG

Lieutenant Governor

LI

Learning Impaired (preschool)

LINCS

Literacy Information National Communications System

LITPRO

Literacy Pro

LOC

Level of Care

LN

Lotus Notes

LP

Learning Progression

LPDC

Learning Progression Development Cadre

LPN

Licensed Practical Nurse

LR

Labor Relations

LRB

Legislative Reference Bureau

LRE

Least Restrictive Environment

LRE

Law Related Education

LTA

Limited Term Appointment

LWOP

Leave Without Pay

M

 

MAB

Merit Appeals Board

MAC School

Macintosh-based Student Information System

MAT

Metropolitan Achievement Test

MAT

Miller Analogies Test

MBE

Maintenance Bilingual Education

MBL

Microcomputer Based Laboratory

MD

Multiple Disability

MEA

Magnet E-Academy

MEES

Migrant Education Even Start

MEP

Migrant Education Program

MF

Medically Fragile

MFS

Maintenance of Financial Support

MFSS

Maui Family Support Services

MH

Mental Health

MHPCC

Maui High Performance Computing Center

MHTSIG

Mental Health Transformation State Incentive Grant

MI

Marine Instructor

MIC

Mathematics in Context

​MIC3

​​Military Interstate Compact Childrenʻs Commission

MIL

Maui Interscholastic League

MIPC

Military Impacted Principals Council

MISA

Military Impacted Schools Association

MMSS

Multi Measure Student Screening

MOA

Memorandum of Agreement

MOE

Maintenance of Effort

MOF

Means of Financing or Method of Funding

MOU

Memorandum of Understanding

MOVE

Mililani/Oceanic Video Exploration

MP

Modification Plan

MPA

Mark Point Average

MPS

Military Property Specialist

MQ

Minimum Qualifications

MQR

Minimum Qualification Requirements

MR

Mental Retardation

MRSA

Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus

MS

Multiple Sclerosis

MSDS

Material Safety Data Sheet

MSL

Multi-sensory Structured Learning

MSP

Math and Science Partnership

MTYRE

Multi-Track Year-Round Education

MV

McKinney-Vento

N

 

NAACP

National Association for the Advancement of Colored People

NAAPAE

National Association for Asian and Pacific American Education

NABE

National Association for Bilingual Education

NACSA

National Association of Charter School Authorizers

NAEP

National Assessment of Educational Progress

NAESP

National Association of Elementary School Principals

NAFIS

National Association of Federally Impacted Schools

NAGC

National Association for Gifted Children

NAPCS

National Alliance for Public Charter Schools

NAPT

National Association for Pupil Transportation

NASBE

National Association of State Boards of Education

NASC

National Association of Student Councils

NASDSE

National Association of State Directors of Special Education

NASDTEC

National Association of State Directors of Teacher Education and Certification

NASP

National Association of School Psychologists

NASSP

National Association of Secondary School Principals

NATA

National Athletic Trainers' Association

NAYRE

National Association for Year-Round Education

NBPTS

National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

NCAA

National Collegiate Athletic Association

NCCPCS

New Century Conversion Public Charter School

NCE

Normal Curve Equivalent

NCES

National Center for Education Statistics

NCEE

National Center for the Education and the Economy

NCEO

National Center on Educational Outcomes

NCFL

National Center for Family Literacy

NCI

Non-violent Crisis Intervention

NCIEA

National Center for Improvement of Educational Assessment

NCLB

No Child Left Behind Act

NCPCS

New Century Public Charter School

NCSS

National Council for the Social Studies

NCTE

National Council of Teachers of English

NCTM

National Council of Teachers of Math

NEA

National Education Association

NEP

Non-English Proficient

NES

Non-English Speakers

NetPrep

(A 3Com Program) Computer Data Networking Preparation

NETS

National Educational Technology Standards

NFHS

National Federation of State High School Associations

NFSC

Navy Family Service Center

NGA

National Governors' Association

NHEA

Native Hawaii Education in Art

NICHCY

National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities

NIFDI

National Institute for Direct Instruction

NIFL

National Institute For Literacy

NII

National Information Infrastructure

NIOSH

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (EPA)

NJC

Neighborhood Justice Center

NLP

Native Language Proficiency

NMSQT

National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test

NOAA

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

NOD

National Origin Desegregation

NPA

New Principal Academy

NPEP

Navy Personal Excellence Program

NRS

National Reporting System (Adult Education)

NSBA

National School Boards Association

NSI

Naval Science Instructor

NSLP

National School Lunch Program

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSF-RSI

National Science Foundation – Rural Systemic Initiative

NSSB

HIDOE's former Network Support Services Branch​, now the Enterprise Infrastructure Services Branch (EISB)

NTE

National Teacher Examination

NTE

Not To Exceed

NWREL

Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory

O

 

OBEMLA

Office for Bilingual Education and Minority Languages Affairs

OCB

Office of Collective Bargaining

OCISS

Office of Curriculum, Instruction and Student Support

OCR

Office for Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education)

OD

Orthopedic Disability

ODD

Oppositional Defiant Disorder

ODS

Operational Data Store

OEC

Official Enrollment Count

OELA

Office of English Language Acquisition

OEQC

Office of Environmental Quality Control

OFS

Office of Fiscal Services

OHA

Office of Hawaiian Affairs

OHCNP

Office of Hawaii Child Nutrition Programs

OHD

Other Health Disability

OHI

Other Health Impaired

OHR

Office of Human Resources

OI

Orthopedic Impairment

OIA

Oahu Interscholastic Association

OIG

Office of Inspector General

OIMT

Office of Information Management & Technology

OIP

Office of Information Practices

OITS

Office of Information Technology Services

O&M

Orientation & Mobility

OME

Office of Migrant Education

OMS

Operation & Maintenance Section/FSSB

OPAC

OnLine Public Access Catalog (State Library)

OS

Occupational Skills

OSDVE

Office of State Director of Vocational Education

OSEP

Office of Special Education Programs (U.S. Department of Education)

OSERS

Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services

OSFSS

Office of School Facilities and Support Services

OSHA

Occupational Safety and Health Act (federal)

OSR

Office of Strategic Reform

OSR

On-site Review

OSSR

On-site School Review

OT

Occupational Therapy or Occupational Therapist

OTE

Onward to Excellence

OU

Organizational Unit

OVAE

Office of Vocational and Adult Education (U.S. Department of Education)

OYC

Olomana Youth Center

OYS

Office of Youth Services

P

 

P&R

Parks and Recreation (counties)

P-20

Pre-School through 20 (grades); the P-20 Initiative

P20W

Preschool thru K12 thru Post Secondary and Workforce

P/C Days

Planning/Collaboration Days

PA

Positive Action

PA

Practical Arts

PAAC

Pacific and Asian Affairs Council

PAC

Project Advisory Committee or Parent Advisory Council

PACER

Parent Advocacy Coalition for Educational Rights

PACOM

Pacific Command (United States)

PACT

Parents and Children Together

PAEMST

Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

PAFA

Presidential Academic Fitness Awards

PALC

Performing Arts Learning Center

PAS

Performance Appraisal System (for Classified/Support Services Personnel)

PASP

Program Accessible School Plan

PATH

Program for Assessing Teaching in Hawaii

PATL

Positive Attitudes Toward Learning (Program)

PBD

Personnel Development Branch

PBDMI

Performance-Based Data Management Initiative

PBIS

Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

PBS

Positive Behavioral Support

PBS

Public Broadcasting System

PCB

Procurement & Contracts Branch

PCCS

Public Charter Conversion School

PCNC

Parent-Community Networking Center

PCNC DF

Parent-Community Networking Center (District Facilitator)

PCNC PF

Parent-Community Networking Center (parent-school level facilitator)

PCOC

Parent Community Outreach Coordinator

PCS

Public Charter School

PCSPO

Public Charter Schools Program Office

PD

Position Description

PD

Professional Development

PDB

Personnel Development Branch

PDCA

Plan-Do-Check-Act

PD-Credit

Professional Development Credit

                                   PDERI

Professional Development and Educational Research Institute

PDF

Portable Document Format

PDMS

Peabody Developmental Motor Scale

PE

Performance Expectations

PE

Physical Education

PE

Physical Examination

PEMAH

Professional Employee Management Association of Hawaii

PEP

Peer Education Program

PEP-SL

Professional Evaluation Program for School Leaders

PEP-T

Professional Evaluation Program for Teachers

PERT

Program Evaluation Review Technique

PERT

Physical Education Resource Teacher

PHN

Public Health Nurse

PI

Parent Involvement

PIA

Parent Involvement Assistant

PIDF

Partners in Development Foundation

PIG

Permitted Interaction Group

PII

Personally Identifiable Information

PILWOP

Professional Improvement Leave Without Pay

PILWP

Professional Improvement Leave With Pay

PIM

Parent Involvement Model

PINS

Primary Instructional Needs (for middle/intermediate) Schools

PIP

Performance Improvement Program

PLC

Professional Learning Community

PLD

Performance Level Descriptor

PLEP

Present Levels of Educational Performance

PLT

Principles of Learning and Testing (test for teachers)

PMB

Project Management Branch

PO

Purchase Order

POMS

Preschool Outcomes Measurement System

POPS

Power of Positive Students

POS

Programs of Study

P&P

Policies and Procedures

PPBS

Program Planning Budgeting System

PPI

Primary Prevention/Intervention

PRO

Personnel Regional Officer

PPOP

Pre-Placement Orientation Program

PPST

Pre-Professional Assessments for Teachers

PPT

Paraprofessional Tutors

PPT

Pregnant Parenting

PRAXIS

Series of Professional Assessments for Teachers

PREK

Pre-Kindergarten

PREL

Pacific Resources for Education and Learning

PS

Partially Sighted

PSAP

Primary School Adjustment Project

PSAT

Preliminary SAT (College Board test)

PSC

Public School Choice

PSD

Program Support & Development

PSHF

Public Schools of Hawaii Foundation

PSN

Procedural Safeguards Notice

PSP

Professional Services Provider

PSPP

Private School Participation Project

PSRC

Performance Standards Review Commission

PSSAS

Programs and Services for Secondary Alienated/At-Risk Students

PSSC

Physical Science Study Committee

PT

Physical Therapist

PTA

Parent Teacher Association

PTA

Physical Therapist Assistant

PTG

Parent Teacher Group

PTI

Parent Training & Information Center

PTP

Personal Transition Plan (cmasutomi070723)

PTSA

Parent Teacher Student Association

PTSO

Parent Teacher Student Organization

PTT

Part-Time Temporary Teacher

PVS Net

Pro Value Services Net

PW

Public Works Division (State DAGS)

PWN

Prior Written Notice

Q

 

QoS

Quality of Service

QSS

Quality Student Support

R

 

RCUH

Research Corporation of the University of Hawaii

REA

Reading Excellence Act

REACH

Reinventing Education Act for the Children of Hawaii (2004), also known as Act 51

RF

Reading First

RFA

Request for Assistance

RFP

Request for Proposal

RFP

Request for Provider (SVM)

RIF

Reduction in Force

R&M

Repair and Maintenance

ROFEC

Regional Operations for Facilities Engineering & Construction

RN

Registered Nurse

ROM

Range of Motion

RPN

Registered Professional Nurse

RRC

Regional Resource Center

RS

Reprographic Section

RSI

Rural Systemic Initiatives

RSS

Really Simple Syndication

RT

Resource Teacher

RT

Regular Classroom Teacher

RTI

Response to Intervention

RTP

Return to Activity Plan

RTTT

Race to the Top

S

 

SAC

Standard Assessment of Concussion

SAC

Student Advisory Council (Emergency School Aid Act)

SAC

Student Activities Coordinator

SACVE

State Advisory Council on Vocational Education

SAI

Senior Army Instructor

SAIP

Special Alternative Instructional Programs

SAO

Systems Accountability Office

SAP

School Accountability Program

SAP

School Attendance Procedure

SAR

Service Activity Report

SAR

Superintendent’s Annual Report

SARSA

School Administrator Recruitment, Selection, and Appointment

SAS

Special Analytic Study, Student Assessment Section

SASA

School Administrative Services Assistant

SASI

Senior Aerospace Science Instructor

SAT

College Board’s exam formerly known as Scholastic Assessment Test, now just SAT

SAT

Stanford Achievement Test

SATEP

State Approved Teacher Education Program

SATP

School Administrator Training Program

SBAC

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

SBBH

School-Based Behavioral Health

SBCOTA

School-Based Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant

SBE

Standards-Based Education

SBP

School Breakfast Program

SBPTA

School-Based Physical Therapist Aide

SBPTA

School-Based Physical Therapist Assistant

SBRC

Standards-Based Report Card

SBRR

Scientifically-Based Reading Research

SBS

School-Based Services

SCASS

State Collaborative on Assessment and Student Standards

SCBM

School/Community-Based Management

SCC

School Community Council

SCIC

School Climate Improvement Committee

SCIS

Science Curriculum Improvement Study

SCS

Student-Centered Schools

SD

Staff Development

SDFSC

Safe and Drug-Free Schools and Communities

SDO

School Documents Online

SEA

State Education Agency

SEAC

Special Education Advisory Council

SEBD

Severe Emotional Behavioral Disturbance

SEC

School Evaluation Committee

SEFI

State Educational Facilities Improvement

SELI

Statewide Education Leadership Institute

SEPS

Senior Exit Plans Survey

SERS

System Evaluation Reporting Section

SERT

Special Education Resource Teacher

SES

Special Education Section

SES

Supplemental Educational Services

SESAT

School Early Stanford Achievement Test

SETC

State Employment and Training Council

SEVR

Special Education Vocational Rehabilitation

SFA

School Food Authority

SFCA

State Foundation on Culture and the Arts

SFSB

School Food Services Branch

SFSF

State Fiscal Stabilization Fund

SFSP

Summer Food Service Program

SFSM

School Food Services Manager

SFT

Student Focused Team

SGP

Student Growth Percentile

SHA

School Health Aide

SHA

School Home Assistant

SI

School Improvement

SI

Sensory Integration

SID

Standards Implementation Design

SIE

Statewide Inservice Education

SIECUS

Sex Information and Education Council of the US

SIG

State Improvement Grant

SIMS

School Improvement Management System

SIMS

Sports Injury Management System

SINSP

School Inspection Program

SIOP

Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

SIP

Strategic Implementation Plan

SIPMS

Student Information and Program Management System

SIS

Student Information Services/Systems

SLA

Service Level Agreement

SLD

Specific Learning Disability

SLDS

State Longitudinal Data System

SLE

Schoolwide Learning Expectations (See ESLRs)

SLEP

Students of Limited English Proficiency

SLI

Speech/Language Impaired

SLO

School Liaison Officer

SLO

Student Learning Objective

SLP

Speech Language Pathologist

SLS

School Library Services (OCISS)

SLW

Student Leadership Workshop

Smarter Balanced

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium (formerly SBAC)

SMC

Special Motivation Class

SMI

School Meals Initiative

SMI

Senior Marine Instructor

SMP

Special Milk Program

SMP

Special Motivation Program

SNS

Skilled Nursing Services

SNSI

Senior Naval Science Instructor

Sol

Speech or Language Disability

SOP

Standards of Practice

SOW

Scope of Work

SP

Standard Practices

SPAB

School Process and Analysis Branch

SPAC

School Parent Advisory Council (Chapter 1)

SPACE

Strengthening Pacific Area Concentration in Education

SPEBE

Summer Program for the Enhancement of Basic Education

SPED

Special Education

SPIN

Special Parent Information Network

SPIS

System Planning & Improvement Section

SPMS

Special Programs Management Section (OCISS)

SPO

State Procurement Office

SPOC

Strategic Project Oversight Committee

SPP

State Performance Plan

SQS

School Quality Survey

SR

Salary Range

SRA

Scholastic Reading Assessment

SRI

Selection Research, Inc.

SRI

Scholastic Reading Inventory

SRP

Self Report of Personality

SRRS

School Renewal and Redesign Section (OCISS)

SRS

School Renewal Specialist

SSAS

Student Services Application Section

SSB

Student Support Branch

SSC

Student Services Coordinator

SSCAC

Safe Schools Community Advisory Committee

SSEPB

Safety, Security, and Emergency Preparedness Branch

SSES

Statewide Student Enrollment System

SSIR

School Status and Improvement Report

SSIS

Safe School Information System

SSL

Secure Sockets Layer

SSO

Single Sign-On

SSO

Seamless Summer Option

SSP

Support Services Personnel

SSSC

Secondary School Student Conference

SSSI

Supplemental Social Security Insurance

SST

Student Support Team

SSW

School Social Worker

ST

Skills Trainer

STAR

Standardized Test for the Assessment of Reading

STAR

State Teacher Alternative Route

STARS

Science Teachers Aboard Research Ships

STEM

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics

STEP

Sequential Test of Educational Process

STO

Supplemental Time Off

STSB

Student Transportation Services Branch

STSSB

School Technology Services and Support Branch

STWO

School to Work Opportunities

STYRE

Single-Track Year-Round Education

SUPT

Superintendent

SVM

Service Verification Module

SW

School-wide

SWV

Summary Warrant Voucher

SY

School Year

SZ

Seizures

T

 

T&A

Time & Attendance

T3

Technology Training for Teachers

TA

Technical Assistance

TA

Temporary Assignment

TAC

Technical Advisory Committee

TANF

Temporary Assistance for Needy Families

TAOL

Temporary Appointment Outside of List

TAP

Technical Assistance Panel

TARC

Technical Architecture Review Committee

TATP

Teacher Assignment and Transfer Program

TBE

Transitional Bilingual Education

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

TC

Technical Coordinator

TCE

Temporary Contract Employee

TCP

Transmission Control Protocol

TCP/IP

Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol

TDI

Temporary Disability Insurance

TDR

Treasury Deposit Receipt

TDS

Test Development Section

TECC

Teacher Education Coordinating Committee

TEPS

Teaching Elementary Physical Science

TESOL

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

TFA

Teach for America

TLC

Teacher Leadership Center

TLC

The Learning Coalition

TLC

Teacher Learning Community

TLCF

Technology Literacy Challenge Fund

TN

Team Nutrition

TNL

True North Logic

TOPSPRO

Teaching of Program and Students

TOR

Teacher of Record

TOTAL

Transforming Our Teaching And Learning

TOY

Teacher of the Year

TP

Telecommunication Project

TPI

Teacher Perceiver Interview

TQL

Total Quality Learning

TQM

Total Quality Management

TR

Telecom Request

TRA

Teacher Reading Academy

TRO

Temporary Restraining Order

TRS

Teacher Rating Scales

TSA

Tax Sheltered Annuity

TSCA

Toxic Substance Control Act (federal)

TSD

Text Start Date

TSEAS

Teacher Substitute Employee Automated System

TSP

Twilight School Program

TTA

Temporary Teaching Assignment

TTT

Troops to Teachers

TVI

Teacher of Visually Impaired

U

 

UAC

Uniform Account Codes

UAP

University Affiliated Program

UBN

Unbudgeted Need

UHM

University of Hawaii at Manoa

UIPA

Uniform Information Practices Act

ULWOP

Unauthorized Leave Without Pay

UNITAF

Unified Task Force

UPLINK

Uniting Peer Learning, Integrating New Knowledge

UPW

United Public Workers

USDA

United States Department of Agriculture

USDOE

United States Department of Education

USSR

Uninterrupted Sustained Silent Reading

UST

User Support Technician

V

 

VCC

Video Conference Center

VDB

Visual Disability including Blindness

VI

Visual Impairment

VICA

Vocational Industry Clubs of America (now called: SkillsUSA)

VISTA

Volunteers in Service to America (now called: AmeriCorps)

VLA

Volume License Agreement

VO-TECH

Vocational Technical Program

VP

Vice Principal

VPN

Virtual Private Network

W

 

W-APT

WIDA Access Placement Test

WAM

Senate Committee on Ways and Means

WAN

Wide Area Network (for computers)

WASC

Western Association of Schools and Colleges

WATER

Waikiki Tidal Exploration and Research

WATS

Wide Area Telephone Service

WC

Workers' Compensation

WCP

Written Complaint Procedure

WD

Waiver Day

WIA

Workforce Investment Act

WIDA

World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment

WINFMS

Windows-based Financial Management System (FMS)

WIN School

Windows-based Student Information System

WISC

Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children

WL

World Languages

WPR

Workplace Readiness

WRRC

Western Regional Resource Center

WSCA

Western States Contracting Alliance

WSF

Weighted Student Formula or Weighted Student Funding

X

 

Y

 

YDP

Youth Development Project

YEC

Year End Close

YET

Year End Transition

YETP

Youth Employment and Training Program

YGRS

Youth Gang Response System

YRE

Year-Round Education

YRBS

Youth Risk Behavior Survey

YRE/MT

Year-Round Education/Multi-Track

YRE/ST

Year-Round Education/Single Track

Z

 

ZSI

Zones of School Innovation

Other

 

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