• Portland Public Schools Acronyms

     

     

     

     

    Acronym

    Definition

     

    AD

    Athletic Director

     

    AP

    Assistant Principal

     

    AVID

    Advancement Via Individual Determination

     

    BESC

    Blanchard Education Service Center (District Office)

     

    BrB

    Breaks are Better

     

    CHAMPS

    Conversation, Help, Activity, Movement, Participation and Success

     

    CICO

    Check In Check Out

     

    CIP

    Continuous Improvement Plan (used to be CAP)

     

    DLI

    Dual Language Instruction

     

    EBBL

    Equity Based Balanced Literacy

     

    ECCP

    Effective Classroom Practices Plan

     

    ELPA

    English Language Proficiency Assessment

     

    ES

    Elementary School

     

    FAPE

    Free Appropriate Public Education

     

    FIA

    Fidelity Integrity Assessment

     

    FIT

    Fidelity of Implementation Tool

     

    GVC

    Guaranteed and Viable Curriculum

     

    HS

    High School

     

    ILT

    Instructional Leadership Team

     

    LEP

    Limited English Proficiency

     

    LiPS

    Linda (Mood) Phonemic Sequencing

     

    MAP

    Measures of Academic Progress

     

    MS

    Middle School

     

    MTSS

    Multi-Tiered System of Support

     

    NIC

    Networked Improvement Community

     

    ODR

    Office Discipline Referral

     

    OSP

    Office of School Performance

     

    OTL

    Office of Teaching and Learning

     

    PBIS

    Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports

     

    PLC

    Professional Learning Community

     

    PM

    Progress Monitor  

     

    PPS

    Portland Public Schools

     

    QMHP

    Qualified Mental Health Professional

     

    RESJ

    Racial Equity and Social Justice

     

    RFP

    Request for Proposal

     

    RJ

    Restorative Justice

     

    RtI

    Response to Intervention

     

    SCS

    School Climate Specialist

     

    SES

    Socio-economic Status

     

    SIFE

    Students with Interrupted Formal Education

     

    SLP

    Speech Language Pathologist

     

    SMART Goals

    Strategic, specific Measurable, Attainable, Results oriented, Time bound

     

    SpEd

    Special Education

     

    SPP

    System Planning and Performance

     

    SSI

    Site Support Instructor

     

    STOIC

    Structure and Organize your room for Success,Teach Expectations and Rules, Observe and Monitor, Interact Positively, Correct Misbehavior Fluently

     

    SWIS

    School Wide Information System

     

    SWPBIS

    School Wide Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports 

     

    TFI

    Tiered Fidelity Inventory

     

    TOSA

    Teacher on Special Assignment

     

    TSPC

    Teacher Standards and Practice Commission

     

    UDL

    Universal Design for Learning

     

    UbD

    Understanding by Design

     

    VAPA

    Visual and Performing Arts

     

    VDP

    Venerable Decision Points

     

    VP

    Vice Principal

     

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