NC DPI Acronyms

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ACRONYM TERM
ABCs ABCs Accountability Program
ACRE Accountability and Curriculum Reform Effort
AIG Academically and/or Intellectually Gifted
AIR American Institutes for Research
ALD Advanced Learning Division
AMO Annual Measurable Objectives
APR Annual Performance Report
ARCC Appalachian Regional Comprehensive Center
ASD Accountability Services Division
ASRC Academic Standards Review Commission
ASW Analysis of Student Work
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
BUDS Budget Utilization Development System
CCIP Comprehensive Continuous Improvement Plan
CCP Career and College Promise
CCSS Common Core State Standards
CCSSO Council of Chief State School Officers
CDM Credit by Demonstrated Mastery
CFDC Consolidated Federal Data Collection System
CIHS Cooperative Innovative High Schools
CII Center for Innovation and Improvement
CNA Comprehensive Needs Assessment
COE Certificate of Eligibility
COP Committee of Practitioners
CSI Comprehensive Support and Improvement
CTE Career & Technical Education
DMG Data Management Group
DSSF Disadvantaged Student Supplemental Funding
DST District and School Transformation
ECD Exceptional Children Division
ECS Extended Content Standards
EE Educator Effectiveness
EDDIE Educational Directory and Demographical Information Exchange
EDS Economically Disadvantaged Students
EL English Learners
ELL English Language Learners
ELA English Language Arts
ELP English Language Proficiency
ELD English Language Development
EOG End-of-Grade
ERD Educator Recruitment and Development
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act
ESL English as a Second Language
ESSA Every Student Succeeds Act
EVAAS Education Value-Added Assessment System
ExC-ELL Expediting Comprehension for English Language Learners
FFC Framework for Change
FPMS Federal Program Monitoring and Support
FR-OCS Future Ready Occupational Course of Study
GETC Governor’s Education Transformation Commission
IBAS Integrated Behavior and Academic Support
IEP Individualized Education Program
IHE Institute of Higher Education
IIS Instructional Improvement System
JLEOC Joint Legislative Education Oversight Committee
KUCRL University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning
LEA Local Educational Agency
LEASA Local Educational Agency Self-Assessment
LEP Limited English Proficiency
LIEP Language Instructional Education Program
McREL Mid-continent Research Education Laboratory
MDC Master Data Calendar
MET Measuring Effective Teaching
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MOOC Massive Open Online Course
MSL Measures of Student Learning
MTSS Multi-Tiered Systems of Supports
NCAE NC Association of Educators
NCDPI North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
NCEES North Carolina Educator Evaluation System
NCEXTEND1 North Carolina Alternate Assessment
NCGA North Carolina General Assembly
NCMEP North Carolina Migrant Education Program
NCPAPA NC Principals and Assistant Principals Association
NC SCoS North Carolina Standard Course of Study
NCSIP North Carolina State Improvement Project
NCVPS North Carolina Virtual Public School
NGA National Governors Association
NICHD National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
OCS Occupational Course of Study
OCT Observation Calibration Tool
OSEP Office of Special Education Programs
PANC Personnel Administrators of North Carolina
PARCC Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
PBIS Positive Behavior Intervention and Support
PFS Priority for Services
PLC Professional Learning Community
PQRs Program Quality Reviews
PTC Peer Tutoring Center
RBT Revised Bloom’s Taxonomy
READY College and Career Ready, Set, Go!
RESAs Regional Education Service Alliances
RLIS Rural and Low-Income Schools
RtI Responsiveness to Instruction
RttT Race to the Top
SBAC SMARTER Balanced Assessment Consortium
SBE State Board of Education
SCOS Standard Course of Study
SEA State Educational Agency
SERVE SERVE Center at UNC-Greensboro
SHAC School Health Advisory Council
SIG School Improvement Grants
SIM Strategic Instruction Model
SiMR State-Identified Measurable Results
SIOP Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
SISEP State Implementation and Scaling up Evidence-based Practices
SIT School Improvement Team
SL Session Law
SMHI School Mental Health Initiative
SP3 State Policy Pilot Program
SREB Southern Region Education Board
SRSA Small, Rural School Achievement
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics
SWD Students with Disabilities
TAS Targeted Assistance School
TIF Teacher Incentive Fund
TSI Targeted Support and Improvement
UDL Universal Design for Learning
USED U.S. Department of Education
WIDA World-Class Instructional Design and Assessment
WSCC Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child Model