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USD 373 Acronymns


Newton Public Schools USD 373 Education Acronyms In education, and other specialized professions, educators use acronyms to explain programs and terms. These acronyms, however, may be unfamiliar to parents and the community. To communicate more effectively, the list posted below includes the most -commonly used education acronyms and their explanations.

 

 504

Individualized Accommodation Plan for Regular Education Students

ABE

Adult Basic Education

ACE

American Council on Education

ACT

American College Testing

ADD

Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD

Attention Deficit with Hyperactivity Disorder

AMAO

Annual Measurement Achievement Objectives (Title III)

AP

Advanced Placement Classes

AT

Assistive Technology

AV

Audio Visual

AYP

Adequate Yearly Progress

BIP

Behavior Intervention Plan

CEU’S

Continuing Education Units

CP

Cerebral Palsy

DOA

District Office Administrators

DOT

District Office Team

ED

Emotionally Disturbed

ECS

Early Childhood Services

ECSE

Early Childhood Special Education

EDM

Every Day Math

ELL

English Language Learner

ESEA

Elementary & Secondary Education Act

ESOL

English for Speakers of Other Languages

ESSDACK

Education Services and Staff Development Association of Central KS

FBA

Functional Behavioral Assessment

FTE

Full Time Equivalency (refers to number of full time students)

HCSEC

Harvey County Special Education Cooperative

HI

Hearing Impairment

IDD

Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities

IDEA

Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

IEP

Individualized Education Plan

KACTE

Kansas Association for Career and Technical Education

KASA

Kansas Association of School Administrators

KASB Kansas Association of School Boards

 

~updated June 2012