BSD Terminology


A - I

ABSA                           Association of Beaverton School Administrators

​ACMA  ​                        Arts & Communication Magnet Academy

​ACT                  ​           American College Test

​AIR                              ​American Institute for Research

​ALC                             ​Academic Learning Center

​AP                    ​           Advanced Placement

​APE                  ​           Adapted PE Specialist

​ART LIT                       Art Literacy

​A4L      ​                        Arts for Learning

​ARTICULATION ​          Alignment of K-12 learning targets

​ASD     ​                        Autism Spectrum Disorder

​ASPIRE             ​            Replacement for the EXPLORE for 2015

​ASIST   ​                        Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

​AT        ​                        Assistive Technology

​AT SPECIALIST             Assistive Technology Specialist

​AVID                            ​Advancement Via Individual Determination

​AYP      ​                        Adequate Yearly Progress

​BEA     ​                        Beaverton Education Association

​BLC                              ​Behavior Learning Center

​BSD     ​                        Beaverton School District

​BKEY                            ​Password Reset System

​BSAC                           ​Beaverton Student Advisory Committee

​C, I & A ​                       Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment

​CABINET                      Interdepartmental Advisory for Superintendent

​CASS    ​                        Children with Autism Support Services

​CCA      ​                        Common Classroom Assessments

​CCD      ​                        Cultural Competency Development

​​CCI                               ​​Communication & Community Involvement Department

​CCR      ​                        College & Career Readiness

​CD        ​                        Communication Disorder

​CDIP                             ​Comprehensive District Improvement Plan

CEL                              Center for Educational Leadership

​CEYP    ​                        Continuing Education for Young Parents

​CIC       ​                        Curriculum & Instruction Committee

​CIS       ​                        Career Information System

​CogAT  ​                        Cognitive Abilities Test

​COT     ​                        Central Office Transformation

​CPA      ​                        Center for Performance Assessment

​CPT      ​                        Community Transition Program

​CRLE    ​                        Career Related Learning Experience

​CTE      ​                        Career & Technical Education

​DC                                ​Dual Credit

​DD       ​                        Development Delay

​DIP                               ​Department Improvement Plan

​DIBLES ​                        Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Learning Skills

​DP        ​                        Diploma Program

​DRA2   ​                        Developmental Reading Assessment, 2nd Edition

​DTC      ​                        District Test Coordinator

​DW      ​                        Data Warehouse

​EASY CBM                   ​Curriculum-Based Measurement

​ED        ​                        Emotional Disorder

​ECHS                           ​Early College High School

​ELA                              ​English Language Acquisition

​ELD      ​                        English Language Development

​ELL                               ​English Language Learner

​ELPA                            ​English Language Proficiency Assessment

​ELPA21                        English Language Proficiency Assessment - new 2015

​ESL                              ​English as a Second Language

​ES                                ​Essential Skills

​ESEA    ​                        Elementary & Secondary Education Act

​ESSA                            ​Every Student Succeeds Act

​ESY                              ​Extended School Year

​EWS                             Early Warning System

​EXPLORE                      9th grade ACT equivalent with career guidance component

​FAQ     ​                        Frequently Asked Questions

​FMLA                           ​Family Medical Leave

​GLAD   ​                        Guided Language Acquisition Design

​GTC     ​                        Gateway to College

​HD                               ​Help Desk

​HI        ​                        Hearing Impaired

​HQ                               ​Highly Qualified

​HR       ​                        Human Resources

​HS2     ​                        Health & Science School

​IB                                 ​International Baccalaureate Program

​IDEA                            ​Individuals with Disabilities Education Act

​IEP                               ​Individualized Education Plan (for Special Education Students)

​IFAS                             ​Staffing and Purchasing Information System

​ILC       ​                        Intensive Learning Center

​IPT       ​                        Innovation Process Team

​ISB                               ​International School of Beaverton

​ISC                               ​Independent Skills Center

​IT                                 ​Information & Technology Department

​ITBS                             ​Iowa Test of Basic Skills

K - Y

KIIP      ​                       Kindergarten Intensive Intervention Program

​LD or SLD                   Learning Disability or ​Specific Learning Disability

​LS                               Specialist ​Learning Disability Specialist

​LRFPC                        Long Range Facilities Planning Committee

​MAP                            ​Multicultural Academic Program

​MR                              ​Mental Retardation

​MSIP                           Middle School Intervention Project

​MYP                            Middle Years Program

​NAEP   ​                       National Assessment of Educational Progress

​NWRESD         ​           Northwest Regional Education Service District

​OAKS   ​                       Oregon Assessment of Knowledge and Skills

​ODE                            Oregon Department of Education

​OFLA                          Oregon Family Leave Act

​OHI                             Other Health Impairment

​OLN/HARVARD          Oregon Leadership Network

​ORS     ​                       Oregon Revised Statute

​OESPED           ​          Oregon Special Education Database

​OSAA   ​                       Oregon School Activity Association

​OT       ​                        Occupational Therapist

​OUS                            ​Oregon University System

​PACTEC            ​          Portland Area Career Technical Education Consortium

​PASS    ​                       Proficiency Admission Standards System

​PAVTEC           ​           Professional Advancement of Vocational Technical Education                                                Consortium

​PBIS                            ​Project-Based Inquiry Science

​PBIS     ​                       Positive Behavioral Intervention Support

​PCT                             Program Collaboration Team

​PDA                             ​Professional Development Advisory

​PDC                             ​Professional Development Committee

​PGE     ​                        Professional Growth & Evaluation

​PIC       ​                        Professional Issues Committee

​PIM      ​                         Planning, Inquiry, and Monitoring SIP scoring guide

​PLAN   ​                         Tenth Grade Preliminary ACT

​PLC      ​                         Professional Learning Community

​PLTW                           ​ Project Lead the Way

​PSAT    ​                         Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test

​Psych   ​                         School Psychologist

​PT                                 Performance Task

​PYP      ​                         Primary Years Program

​QCC                              Quality Curriculum Cycle

​QRG                            ​  Quick Reference Guide

​RAM                              ​Resource Allocation Methodology

​RTI       ​                         Response to Intervention

​SAELP                          State Action for Education Leadership Project

​SAT      ​                         Scholastic Aptitude Test

​SBAC                            Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium

​SBHC   ​                         School Based Health Center

​SBLS                             Standards-Based Learning System

​SC        ​                         Superintendent's Council

​SCC                              Social Communication Classroom

​SET                               Special Education Team

​SIOP                            ​ Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol

​SIP                               ​ School Improvement Plan

​SIS       ​                         Student Information System (Synergy)

​SLD or LD                     Specific Learning Disability or Learning Disability

​SLG                             ​  Student Learning Goal

​SLP      ​                         Speech-Language Pathologist

​SMART Goal                ​ Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Timely

​SPED    ​                        Special Education Department

​Spring Survey               District-developed and administered survey

​SSID     ​                        Secure Student Identification Number

​SST      ​                        School of Science and Technology

​STAMP ​                        Standards-Based Measurement of Proficiency (World Language                                             Assessment)

​STAT    ​                        Student Threat Assessment Team

​State Report Card        Annual Performance Rating for Schools by ODE

​STC                              School Test Coordinator

​StEPP   ​                       Student Educational Plan and Profile

​Steering Committee     Principals who help Executive Administrators who Facilitate Monthly                                       Principal Meetings

​STEM                           Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics

​STEAM                        Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Mathematics

​STW                            ​School to Work

​SUMMA          ​             Placement program for highly gifted students

​T&L                             Teaching and Learning Department

​TA        ​                        Test Administrator

​TAG                            Talented and Gifted

​TAM    ​                        Test Administration Manuel

​TAT                             Teacher Assistant Team

​THPRD ​                      Tualatin Hills Park & Recreation District

​TIDE                           Test Information Distribution Engine

​Title 1 Funds               Federal Funding on the basis of poverty level

​TOSA   ​                       Teacher on Special Assignment

​TRT                             Tragedy Response Team

​TSPC                          Teachers Standards and Practices Commission

​USDE                          United States Department of Education

​WICOR ​                       Writing Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, Reading (AVID term)

​YEA      ​                       Young Entrepreneurs Academy

​YES      ​                       Youth Empowered to Succeed