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Acronym Translation
AYP Annual Yearly Progress – accountability for schools based on NCLB
BIP Behaviorial Intervention Plan
BOC Behavior Opportunity Card
CCSU Clayton College and State University
ESOL/ESL English Second to other languages – students who speak other languages receive extra assistance by a ESOL certified teacher
FBA Functional Behavior Assessment
GLISI Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement
GLRS Georgia Learning Resource System - a network of 17 centers throughout Georgia that provide training and resources to educators and parents of students with disabilities
GMAS Georgia Milestones Assessment System – assessment given to students in Georgia based on state standards
GNETS Georgia Network for Educational and Theraputic Support
IEP Individualized Education Program
IPASS Computerized program to assist students with math instruction
ISS In School Suspension – program to keep students at school after certain discipline infractions
LLPC Leadership Preparation Performance Coaching
LSCI Life Space Crisis Intervention
MMGW Making Middle Grades Work – Part of the Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) – contracted agency
MRESA Metro Regional Educational Service Agency
NCLB No Child Left Behind Act
OAS Online Assessment System – state supported web-based program students can access for GMAS assistance
OSS Out of School Suspension
PBIS Positive Behavior Interventions & Support
PIE Partners In Education
PLU Professional Learning Unit – credits teachers earn for taking professional learning classes
PTSA Parent Teacher Student Association
RAFT Relection and Focus Time
READ 180 Tiered reading program
RUC2- RUCC Are you a committed comet – incentive program for students
SAT Strategic Action Team – central office assistance for schools
SES Supplemental Education Services – federal money for tutoring for needs improvement schools
SIP School Improvement Plan
SREB Southern Regional Education Board – agency contracted to give assistance
SRO School Resource Officer
SST Student Support Team
SWIS Data program we use for discipline as well as procedures and routines
(School Wide Information System)
TBD To be determined
TestTrax Web-based information system where we can look up testing data