Acronyms

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  • ACRONYM
    MEANING
  • 0I
    Orthopedic Impairments
  • 21st CCLC
    21st Century Community Learning Center
  • 4-H
    Organization to advance youth development
  • 504
    Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973
  • A & D Waiver
    Aged and Disabled Waiver
  • ACF
    Administration for Children and Families
  • ACT
    American College Testing
  • ACTE
    Association of Career and Technical Education
  • ACTEN
    Association of Career and Technical Education of
  • ADA
    Average Daily Attendance (used with NEP
  • ADA
    Americans with Disabilities Act
  • ADD
    Attention Deficit Disorder
  • ADHD
    Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
  • ADM
    Accountability Data Mart
  • ADM
    Average Daily Membership (used in State Aid)
  • ADVISER
    Advanced Data Views Improving student Educational Response
  • AGED
    Agriculture Education
  • AM
    American Indian or Alaska Native
  • AN
    Accelerate NE
  • AP
    Advanced Placement
  • AQuESTT
    Accountability For A Quality Education System For Today And Tomorrow (2016)
  • ARC
    Association for Retarded Citizens
  • AS
    Asian
  • ASL
    American Sign Language
  • ASPIRE
    ACT Aspire
  • AYP
    Adequate Yearly Progress
  • BD
    Behavior Disorder
  • BE
    Business Education
  • BITSY
    Development scale for children's mental health
  • BL
    Black or African American
  • BMM
    Business and Marketing Management
  • BSA
    Boy Scouts of America
  • CA
    Chronological Age
  • CAEP
    Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • CAPTA
    Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act
  • CASA
    Court-Appointed Special Advocate
  • CAT
    California Achievement Test
  • CCDF
    Child Care and Development Fund
  • CCPE
    Coordinating Commission for Postsecondary Education
  • CCSSI
    Common Core Standards Initiative
  • CCSSO
    Council of Chief States School Officers
  • CDC
    Consolidated Data Collections
  • CDC
    Center for Disease Control
  • CEC
    Council on Exceptional Children
  • CEDS
    Common Education Data Standards
  • CGS
    Child Guidance Services
  • CIP
    Classification of Instructional Programs
  • CIP
    Continuous Improvement Process
  • CIS
    Career Information Systems
  • CLC
    Community Learning Center
  • CMS
    Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
  • COLA
    Cost of Living Allowance
  • COMPASS
    ACT Compass
  • CONNECT
    Coordinating Options in Nebraska Network through Effective Communication Technology ? Data collection system used by HHSS
  • CP
    Cerebral Palsy
  • CPS
    Child Protective Service - also known as P&S
  • CSHCN
    Children with Special Health Care Needs
  • CSPD
    Comprehensive System of Personnel Development
  • CTBS
    Comprehensive Test of Basic Skills
  • CWO
    Children with Disabilities
  • DD
    Developmental Delay - A verification category for Special Education
  • DD
    Developmental Disabilities - A part of Health and Human Services
  • DEC
    Division for Early Childhood of the Council for Exceptional Children
  • DECA
    An association of marketing, management and entrepreneurship students
  • DED
    Department of Economic Development
  • DH
    Displaced Homemaker
  • DHHS
    Department of Health and Human Services
  • DIBELS
    Dynamic Indicators of Basic Literacy Skills
  • DOB
    Date Of Birth
  • DOE
    Department of Education
  • DOL
    Department of Labor
  • DPI
    Department of Public Institutions
  • DQI
    Data Quality Institute
  • DRS
    Data Reporting System
  • EAP
    Early Adopter Program
  • EBA
    Evidenced Based Analysis
  • ECICC
    Early Childhood Interagency Coordinating Council
  • ECIDS
    Early Childhood Integrated Data Systems
  • ECPDP
    Early Childhood Professional Development Partnership
  • ECSE
    Early Childhood Special Education
  • ECTC
    Early Childhood Training Center
  • ED FACTS
  • ED/BD
    Emotionally Disturbed / Behavior Disordered
  • EDAP
    Electronic District Assessment Portfolio
  • EDEN
  • EDGAR
    USDOE?s General Administrative Regulations
  • EDN
    Early Development Network
  • EdQuest
    Education Quest Foundation
  • EECIA
    Elementary Education Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment
  • EFT
    Electronic Funds Transfer
  • EHS
    Early Head Start
  • EI
    Early Intervention
  • EI Waiver
    Early Intervention Waiver
  • EIS
    Early Intervention System
  • EL
    English Language Learner
  • ELO
    Extended Learning Opportunities
  • ENCOMH
    Eastern Nebraska Community Office of Mental Health
  • ENCOR
    Eastern Nebraska Community Office of Retardation
  • EPSDT
    Early Periodic Screening, Diagnosis and Treatment
  • ESEA
    Elementary and Secondary Education Act
  • ESIS
    Education of Systems Involved Students
  • ESL
    English as a Second Language
  • ESSA
    Every Student Succeeds Act
  • ESU
    Educational Service Unit
  • ESU PDO
    Educational Service Unit Professional Development Organization
  • ESUCC
    Educational Service Unit Coordinating Council
  • ESY
    Extended School Year
  • ETS
    Education Testing Service
  • F2F
    Face to Face
  • FAPE
    Free and Appropriate Public Education
  • FAQ
    Frequently Asked Questions
  • FBLA
    Future Business Leaders Association
  • FCCLA
    Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
  • FCS
    Family Consumer Sciences
  • FERPA
    Family Educational Right and Privacy Act
  • FFA
    An association of environmental and agricultural systems students
  • FFR
    Final Financial Report
  • FFS
    Fee For Service
  • FFY
    Federal Fiscal year
  • FICC
    Federal Interagency Coordinating Council
  • FTE
    Full Time Equivalency
  • FUTURE FORCE
    A statewide support network of statewide agencies, educational institutions and employers to develop career pathways industries
  • GAN
    Grant Award Notification
  • GBC
    Gaps and Barriers Committee of the Early Childhood Interagency Coordination Council
  • GCAT
    Graduation Cohort Analysis Tool
  • GEPA
    General Education Provisions Act
  • GMS
    Grants Management System
  • GRPA
    Government Performance and Results Act
  • GSA
    General Services Administration
  • GSEG
    General Supervision Enhancement Grant
  • HAL
    High Ability Learning
  • HEA OR HEOA
    Higher Education Act/Higher Education Opportunities Act
  • HHSS
    Health and Human Services System ? also NDHHSS
  • HI
    Hearing Impairment
  • HI
    Hispanic
  • HIPAA
    Health Information Portability & Accountability Act
  • HK
    Half Day Kindergarten
  • HOSA
    Health Occupations Students of America
  • HP
    Half Day Pre-Kindergarten
  • HQT
    Highly Qualified Teacher
  • HS
    High School
  • HSSCO
    Head Start State Collaboration Office
  • HSTW
    High Schools That Work
  • I.Q.
    Intelligence Quotient
  • i3
    Invest in Innovation (3rd round)
  • IAES
    Interim Alternative Educational Setting
  • IB
    International Baccalaureate
  • ICC
    Interagency Coordinating Council (local, state, and federal)
  • IDEA 2004
    Individuals with Disabilities Education Act of 2004
  • IDEA 2004
    Part C - Children age 0-2
  • IDEA 2004
    Part B- Children age 3-21 also known as IDEIA 2004
  • IEA
    Intermediate Education Entity
  • IEP
    Individual Education Plan
  • IFSP
    Individual Family Service Plan
  • IGDI
    Indicators of Individual Growth and Development for Infants and Toddlers
  • IHE
    Institution of Higher Education
  • IHE
    Institute of Higher Education
  • ILCD
    Improving Learning for Children with Disabilities
  • IMES
    Industrial Manufacturing & Engineering Systems
  • INTASC
    Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium
  • IPEDS
    Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
  • IPP
    Individual Program Plan- age 21 and above
  • ITBS
    Iowa Test of Basic Skills
  • ITC
    Industrial Training Center
  • ITED
    Iowa Test of Educational Development
  • ITSY
    Development scale for children's mental health
  • K AND S
    Knowledge and Skills
  • KG
    Kindergarten
  • L-T-C
    Long Term Care
  • L2L
    Links to Learns
  • LB
    Legislative Bill
  • LC
    Lid Computation
  • LD
    Learning Disability
  • LEA
    Local Education Agency
  • LEP
    Limited English Proficiency
  • LFO
    PRT
  • LICC
    Local Interagency Coordinating Council - In
  • Links
    Nebraska these are the Planning Region Teams-
  • LK
    Links to Learns
  • LOA
    Learning Disabilities Association
  • LPS
    Local Program Success
  • LR
    Legislative Rule
  • LRE
    Least Restrictive Environment
  • MA
    Mental Age
  • MAT
    Metropolitan Achievement Test
  • MCH
    Maternal and Child Health
  • MCHB
    Maternal and Child Health Bureau
  • MD
    Mental Handicap
  • MDT
    Multi-Disciplinary Team- determines eligibility for special education and early intervention
  • MIPS
    Medicaid in Public Schools
  • MMI
    Munroe Meyer Institute- Center for Excellence
  • MOE
    Maintenance of Effort
  • MR
    Mental Retardation
  • MSDF
    Michael and Susan Dell Foundation
  • MU
    Multiple Races
  • NAC
    Nebraska Administrative Code
  • NACTE
    Nebraska Association of Colleges of Teacher Education
  • NAECS/SDE
    National Association for Early Childhood Specialists in State Departments of Education
  • NAEP
    National Assessment of Educational Progress
  • NAEYC
    National Association for the Education of Young
  • NAMI
    Children
  • NAS
    National Alliance for the Mentally Ill
  • NASB
    Nebraska Association of School Boards
  • NASDCTEC
    Nebraska Advocacy Service - P&A in Nebraska
  • NASDSE
    National Association of State Directors of Career and Technical Education Consortium
  • NASES
    National Association of State Directors of Special
  • NBPTS
    National Board for Professional Teaching Standards
  • NCAPE
    Nebraska Council for American Private Education
  • NCATE
    National Council of Teacher Education
  • NCCTQ
    National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality
  • NCE
    Education
  • NCECBVI
    Nebraska Association of Special Education
  • NCES
    Supervisors
  • NCLB
    No Child Left Behind
  • NCSA
    Nebraska Council of School Administrators
  • NCTE
    Nebraska Council on Teacher Education
  • NDE
    Nebraska Department of Education
  • NDE Staff ID
    Unique ID Identifier for Staff
  • NDHHSS
    Grants Management sites
  • NeDS
    NE Education Data Standardized
  • NEP
    Nebraska Education Profile (11/2016)
  • NeSA
    Nebraska School Accountability
  • NICHCY
    Natural Environment
  • NICU
    Nebraska Educational Assistive Technology Center
  • NONTRAD
    National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
  • NORD
    Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit
  • NRCSA
    Nebraska Rural Community Schools Association
  • NRRS
    Nontraditional/Special Populations
  • NSAA
    Nebraska School Activity Association
  • NSCAS
    NE Student ? Centered Assessment System
  • NSEA
    Nebraska State Education Association
  • NSIG
    National Organization for Rare Disorders - website
  • NSOB
    Nebraska State Office Building
  • NSSRS
    Nebraska Student and Staff Record System
  • NSWERS
    Nebraska Statewide Workforce and Education Research System
  • NT
    National Network of Partnership Schools
  • NWEA
    Northwest Evaluation Association
  • O&M
    Orientation and Mobility
  • OCR
    Office of Civil Rights
  • OEB
    Other Educational Barrier
  • OHI
    Other Health Impairments
  • OHS
    Office of Head Start
  • OSEP
    Office of Special Education Programs
  • OSERS
    Office of Special Education and Rehabilitation
  • OSHA
    Services
  • OT
    Occupation Safety and Health Act
  • OVAE
    Occupational Therapy
  • P&A
    Protection and Advocacy - Nebraska Advocacy
  • P&S
    Protection and Safety - also known as CPS
  • P-16
    Office of Vocational and Adult Education
  • Para
    Paraprofessional or Para educator
  • PASS
    Plans to Achieve Self Support (Supplemental
  • Pathway
    Security Income PASS)
  • PBIS
    Knowledge and skills required of occupations in
  • PBS
    specific career fields
  • PDF
    Positive Behavior and Interventions Support
  • PDFI
    Positive Behavior Support
  • PDO
    Personal Development Facilitator
  • PDP
    Personal Development Facilitation Institute
  • PEP
    Professional Development Organization
  • Perkins
    Carl D. Perkins Grant Funds
  • PI
    Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander
  • PIC
    Parent Involvement Conference
  • PK
    Pre-Kindergarten
  • PLEP
    Present Level of Educational Performance
  • PLP
    Personal Learning Plan
  • PMI
    Performance Measures Initiative
  • PPCS
    Private Postsecondary Career Schools
  • PPICS
    Profile and Performance Information Collection
  • PRT
    System
  • PS
    Planning Region Team(s)- local ICCs in Nebraska
  • PSAT
    Preliminary Scholastic Assessment Test
  • PSP
    Post-Secondary Institutions
  • PT
    Primary Service Provider
  • PTAC
    National Privacy and Technical Assistance Center
  • PTI Nebraska
    Parent Training and Information - parent centers located in each state and territory
  • QRS
    Parent Training and Information - Nebraska
  • REL
    Regional Educational Laboratory
  • RN
    Request for Proposal
  • RTHS
    Registered Nurse
  • RTI
    Rethinking the High School
  • SAMHSA
    Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services
  • SAT
    Stanford Achievement Test
  • SC
    School Counseling
  • SCED
    School Courses for Exchange of Data
  • SCRIPT
    Services Coordinator
  • SEA
    Supporting Change and Reform in lnter-professional
  • SEA
    State Education Agency
  • SEA
    Special Education Advisory Council
  • SEAC
    Pre-service Training
  • SEE
    State Education Agency - NDE
  • SkillsUSA
    An association of technical, industrial, health- related and service career students
  • Sl
    Signed Exact English
  • SLD
    Specific Learning Disabilities
  • SLI
    Speech Language Impairment
  • SLP
    Speech Language Pathologist
  • SOB
    State Office Building
  • SOSR
    State of the Schools Report
  • SP
    Single Parent
  • SPED
    Special Education
  • SPP
    State Performance Plan
  • SRS
    Student Record System (Special Education)
  • SRS
    Student Summary Attendance
  • SSA
    Social Security Administration
  • SSI
    State Scholars Initiative
  • SSI
    Supplemental Security Income
  • SSO
    Single Sign On
  • STARS
    School-based Teacher-led Assessment & Reporting System
  • STO
    Short Term Objective
  • SWA
    Statewide Writing Assessment
  • TA
    Technical Assistance
  • TANF
    Temporary Assistance to Needy Families
  • TAPP
    Technical Assistance to Parent Programs
  • TASH
    The Association for Persons with Severe
  • TBI
    Handicaps
  • TEAC
    Teacher Education Accreditation Council
  • Tech Prep
    Traumatic Brain Injury
  • TP
    Articulation between secondary and postsecondary institutions
  • TTD or TTY
    Tech Prep
  • TWiiAA
    Telecommunication Device for Deaf/Teletype
  • UAP
    University Affiliated Programs- MMI in NE
  • Ul
    Unemployment Insurance
  • UNIQ-ID
    Student Unique Identifier/NE Student ID
  • USDE
    United States Department of Education
  • VNA
    Visiting Nurses Association
  • VR
    Vocational Rehabilitation
  • VST
    Virtual Support Team
  • WBL
    Work Based Learning
  • WH
    White
  • WIA
    Workforce Investment Act
  • WIC
    Women, Infants and Children -a MCHB program to assist with nutrition
  • WIKI
    Server Software that allows users to freely create and edit Web page content using any Web browser.
  • WISC
    Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children
  • WWC
    What Works Clearinghouse