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Glossary of Acronyms

RIVER DELTA UNIFIED SCHOOL DISTRICT

COMMONLY USED ACRONYMS

 

ADA

Average Daily Attendance

ADA

American with Disabilities Act

A-G REQUIREMENTS

Series of course requirements for entry to a public college

AP

Advanced Placement

APE

Adapted Physical Education

API

Academic Performance Index

ASD

Autism Spectrum Disorder

ASES

After School Education and Safety Program

ASP

After School Program

AT

Assistive Technology

AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination

AYP

Adequate Yearly Progress

BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan

BCLAD

Bilingual Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development

BTSA

Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment

CAA

California Alternative Assessment

CAASP

California Assessment of Student Performance and Progress

CABE

California Association for Bilingual Education

CAC

Community Advisory Committee

CALPADS

California Longitudinal Pupil Achievement Data System

CAPA

California Alternate Performance Based Assessment

CASCWA 

California Association of Supervisors of Child Welfare and Attendance

CBEDS

California Basic Educational Data System

CCR

California Code of Regulations

CCSS

Common Core State Standards

CDE

California Department of Education

CELDT

California English Language Development Test

CFR

Code of Federal Regulations

CHKS

California Healthy Kids Survey

COE

County Office of Education

COLA

Cost of Living Adjustment

CTA

California Teachers Association

CTE

Career and Technical Education

CTEIG

Career Technical Education Incentive Grant

DARE

Drug Abuse and Resistance Education

DELAC

District English Learner Advisory Committee

EAP

Early Assessment Program

EC

Education Code

ECE

Early Childhood Education

ED

Emotional Disturbance

EL

English Learner

ELA

English Language Arts

ELAC

English Language Advisory Committee

ELD

English Language Development

ELPAC

English Language Advisory Committee

ESL

English as a Second Language

ESSA

Every Student Succeeds Act

ESY

Extended School Year

FAPE

Free and Appropriate Public Education

FBA

Functional Behavioral Assessment

FCMAT

Fiscal Crisis & Management Assistance Team

FEP

Fluent English Proficient

FERPA

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

FTE

Full-Time Equivalent - Full-Time Employee

FPM

Federal Program Monitoring

FRC

Family Resource Center

GAAP

Generally Accepted Accounting Principles

GASB

Governmental Accounting Standards Board

GATE

Gifted and Talented Education

GLAD

Guided Language Acquisition Instruction

HI

Hearing Impairment

IA

Instructional Assistant

ID

Intellectual Disability

IEE

Independent Educational Evaluation

IEP

Individualized Educational Program

IDEA

Individualized with Disabilities Education Act

IDT

Inter District Transfer

KPI

Key Performance Indicators

LCAP

Local Control Accountability Plan

LCFF

Local Control Funding Formula

LEA

Local Educational Agency

LEP

Limited English Proficient

LRE

Least Restrictive Environment

MAP

Measures of Academic Progress

MTSS

Multi-Tiered System of Support

NGSS

Next Generation Science Standards

NPS/NPA

Non-Public Schools/Non-Public Agencies

NWEA-MAP

Northern Evaluation Association - Measures of Academic Progress

OCR

Office of Civil Rights

OHI

Other Health Impairment

OI

Orthopedic Impairment

OT/PT

Occupational and Physical Therapy

PD

Professional Development

PIR Implementation Plan

Performance Indicator Review - Implementation Plan

PLTW

Project Lead the Way

PTC

Parent Teacher Club

RDUSD

River Delta Unified School District

RFEP

Reclassified Fluent English Proficient

RSP

Resource Specialist Program

RTI PROCESS

Response to Intervention Process

S & C Funding

Supplemental and Concentration Funding

SARC

School Accountability Report Card

SBAC

Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

SCOE

Sacramento County Office of Education

SELPA

Special Education Local Plan Area

SES

Supplemental Educational Services

SDC

Special Day Class

SLD

Special Learning Disability

SLI

Speech/Language Impairment

SPED

Special Education

SPSA

Single Plan for Student Achievement

SST

Student Support Team

STEAM

Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Mathematics

SWD

Student with Disabilities

TBI

Traumatic Brain Injury

TOSA

Teacher on Special Assignment

TUPE GRANT

Tobacco-Use Prevention Education Grant

VAPA

Visual & Performing Arts

VI

Visual Impairment