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AA Affirmative Action
AASA American Association of School Administrators
AASL American Association of School Librarians
AC Academic Challenge
ACCESS English Language Acquisition Proficiency Test
ACE Alternative Cooperative Education
ACM Administrative Coordination Meeting
ACT American College Test
ACTE Association for Career and Technical Educators
ADA Americans with Disabilities Act
ALC Affective Learning Center
ALP Advanced Learning Plan
AMAO Annual Measurable Achievement Objectives
AOD Alcohol and Other Drugs
AOSA Administrator on Special Assignment
AP Accounts Payable
AP Advanced Placement
APE Adaptive Physical Education
APT Administrative/Professional/Technical
ASBO Association of School Business Officials International
ASCENT Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment
ASFA American Schools Foundation Alliance
ATLAS Active Transition Leading to Authentic Success (formerly Phoenix Center)
AUP Acceptable Use Policy (Internet Use Agreement)
AYP Adequate Yearly Progress
   
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BIP Behavior Intervention Plan
BOE Board of Education
BP Business Plus (Formerly IFAS)
BS Business Services
BWE Business Work Experience
   
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C-FIRS Colorado Federal Integrated Review System
CAD Computer Aided Design
CAPS Child Assault Protection Skills
CAFR Comprehensive Annual Financial Report
CAS Colorado Academic Standards
CAS Common Assignment Study
CASB Colorado Association of School Boards
CASBO Colorado Association of School Business Officials
CASPA Colorado Association of School Personnel Administrators
CASE Colorado Association of School Executives
CAT Computer Adaptive Testing
CBE Colorado Business Educators
CBL Comprehensive Balanced Literacy
CBLA Colorado Basic Literacy Act
CBM Comprehensive Balanced Math
CBOCES Centennial Board of Cooperative Educational Services
CCCS Colorado Community College Systems
CCLC Century Community Learning Center (21st)
CCP Certified Competency Program
CCR Communication and Community Resources
CCSS Common Core State Standards
CDE Colorado Department of Education
CDL Commercial Driver’s License
CDPS Colorado Department of Public Safety
CE Concurrent Enrollment
CEA Colorado Education Association
CEBT Colorado Employer Benefit Trust
CELL Comprehensive Early Literacy Learning
CGFOA Colorado Government Finance Officers Association
CHAMPS Champion High Achievement to Maximize Potential
CHSAA Colorado High School Activities Association
CIC Curriculum Improvement Council
CIP Classification of Instruction Programs
CIP Colorado Integration Project
CLASS Classroom Assessment Scoring System
CLF Colorado Literacy Foundation
CMAS Colorado Measures of Academic Success
CMEA Colorado Marketing Educators Association
CMEA Colorado Music Educators Association
COACT Colorado ACT (American College Test)
CoALT Colorado Alternative Assessment
COPMS Colorado State Performance Management System (RANDA)
COSPRA Colorado School Public Relations Association
CPI Crisis Prevention Institute
CPM College Preparatory Mathematics
CPP Colorado Preschool Program
CPS Child Protective Services
CRLT Cultural Responsiveness Leadership Team
CRO Centralized Registration Office
CRS Colorado Revised Statutes
CRSC Colorado Rural School Caucus
CRT Criterion Referenced Test
CRT Culturally Responsive Teaching
CSAC Classified Staff Advisory Council
CSFA Colorado School Foundations Association
CSI Committee for System Improvement
CST Customer Service Technician
CST Custodial Support Team
CT Critical Thinking
CTE Career and Technical Education
CTSO Career and Technical Student Organization
CFWE Consumer/Family Work Education
   
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DAC District Accountability Committee
DAC District Assessment Coordinator
DALC Data Acquisition Learning Community
DECA “A marketing association for students” (previous acronym is obsolete)
DIBELS Dynamic Indicators of Basic Literacy Skills
DIRT District Intervention Response Team
DLM Dynamic Learning Maps Alternate Assessment
DMI Developing Mathematical Ideas
DMS District Media Services
DORA
Diagnostic Online Reading Assessment   
DOT
Department of Transportation 
DRA2 Developing Reading Assessment Second Edition
DUIP District Unified Improvement Plan
   
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E3
Explore, Engage, Expand 
EARSS Expelled & At-Risk Student Services
EC Early Childhood
ECERS Early Childhood Environmental Rating Scale
EDAC Equity and Diversity Advisory Council
EEOC Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
EIS Early Intervening Services
EL English Learner
ELA English Language Acquisition
ELA English Language Arts
ELD English Language Development
ELPA English Language Proficiency Act
EPAS Educational Planning and Assessment System
ES Elementary School
ESEA Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965
ESS Exceptional Student Services
ESSAC Exceptional Student Services Advisory Committee
ESY Extended School Year
ETIL Educational Technology and Information Literacy
ETOC Educational Television Organization of Colorado
ExLL Extended Literacy Learning
EXPLORE Career Interest Achievement Test
   
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FACS Family and Consumer Sciences
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FAPT Family Assessment and Planning Team
FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment
FBLA Future Business Leaders of America
FCCLA Family, Career and Community Leaders of America
F/CE Family/Community Engagement
FFBP Flexible Fringe Benefit Plan
FEP Fluent English Proficient
FMLA Family and Medical Leave Act
FLSA Fair Labor Standards Act
FARM Free and Reduced Meals
FRCC Front Range Community College
FS Financial Services
FSP Family Service Provider (EC)
FTE Full Time Equivalent
   
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GAAP Generally Accepted Accounting Practices
GASB Governmental Accounting Standards Board
GED Graduate Equivalency Diploma
GEMS Gender Equity in Math and Science
GFOA Government Finance Officers Association
GPA Grade Point Average
GT Gifted and Talented
GTAC Gifted and Talented Advisory Council
   
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HB House Bill
HCC Healthier Communities Coalition
HI Hearing Impaired
HKS Help Kids Succeed
HLLI Hispanic Latino Leadership Institute
HOPE Healthy Opportunities for Personal Education
HR Human Resources
HS High School
HS Head Start
HVAC Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning
   
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IB International Baccalaureate
IC Infinite Campus
IC Instructional Coach
ICAP Individual Career and Academic Plan
ID Intellectual Disability
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDEIA Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act
IEP Individualized Education Plan
IGA Intergovernmental Agreement
ILC Intensive Learning Center
ILP Individual Literacy Plan (State acronym)
IRC Information Review Conference
ISP Internet Service Provider
ISTE International Society for Technology in Education
ISTS Instructional Support & Technology Services
ITS Industrial Technology
   
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JIC Joint Insurance Committee
JSPC Juvenile Services Planning Committee
   
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LAN Local Area Network
LC Learning Center
LCETS Larimer County Employment and Training Services
LCIOG Larimer County Interagency Oversight Group
LCS Loveland Classical Schools
LDC Literacy Design Collaborative
LDE Linguistically Diverse Education
LEA Local Educational Agency
LEAP Loveland/Berthoud Enrichment Access Program
LEP Limited English Proficient
LINKS TVHS Business to Classroom Plan
LISA Loveland Area Integrated School of the Arts
LMS Learning Management System
LPEP Literacy Personalized Education Plan
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
LS Learning Services
LTD Long Term Disability
LUC Latinos Unified in Community
   
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MAP Measures of Academic Progress
MDC Math Design Collaborative
MESA Mathematics, Engineering, Science Achievement
MHSA Mental Health Substance Abuse Steering Committee
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MMO Making Meaning of Operations (Part of DMI)
MPC Master Plan Committee
MS Middle School
MVR Motor Vehicle Record
MWE Marketing Work Experience
MYP Middle Years Programme (IB)
   
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NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NAEYC National Association for the Education of the Young Child
NCASPA Northern Colorado Association of School Personnel Administrators
NCE Normal Curve Equivalence
NCLA Northern Colorado Legislative Alliance
NCLB No Child Left  Behind
NETS National Educational Technology Standards
NGSS Next Generation Science Standards
NS Nutrition Services
NSBA National School Board Association
NSFA National School Foundation Association
NSPRA National School Public Relations Association
NVCS New Vision Charter School
NWEA Northwest Evaluation Association
   
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OCR-U.S. Office of Civil Rights
OLR Online Registration
OT Occupational Therapy
   
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PARCC Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers
PBA Performance-Based Assessment
PBiS Positive Behavior and Intervention Support
PBL Project Based Learning
PCC Professional Concerns Committee
PEBC Public Education and Business Coalition
PD Professional Development
PDCA Plan, Do, Check, Adjust
PERA Public Employees Retirement Association
PILO Payments In-Lieu of (Land Dedication)
PIO Public Information Officer
PIP Performance Improvement Plan
PLAN Career Assessment and Achievement Test
PLC Professional Learning Communities
PLD Professional Learning Day
PLL Professional Leadership and Learning
PLtW Project Lead the Way
PM Preventive Maintenance
PMC Performance Management Committee
PMI Performance Management Incentive
PPO Preferred Provider Organization
PPOR Per Pupil Operating Revenue
PR Payroll
PRT Psychological Response Team
PT Physical Therapy
PTA Parent/Teacher Association
PTF Pandemic Task Force
PTO Parent/Teacher Organization
PTR Pupil/Teacher Ratio
PYP Primary Years Programme (IB)
   
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RCD Rigorous Curriculum Design
READ Reading to Ensure Academic Development
RIF Reduction in Force
RIT Rasch Unit
RFP Request for Proposal
RtI Response to Intervention
   
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SAC School Assessment Coordinator
SAC Site Advisory Committee
SAT Scholastic Aptitude Test
SB Senate Bill
SBE Standards Based Education
SDP Strategic Data Project
SEA State Educational Agency
SED Serious Emotional Disability
SH/OA School Health/Office Assistant
SIA Student Information and Assessment
SIID Sensory Integration Impairment Department
SIOP Sheltered Instruction Observation Protocol
SIPPS Systematic Instruction in Phoneme Awareness, Phonics and Sight
SIS Student Information Systems
Skills USA CTSO for Industrial Tech Students
S/L Speech/Language
SLBDS Sick Leave Bank Donation
SLD Specific Learning Disability
SLIRP Summer Literacy Intensive Reading Program
SLO Student Learning Outcomes
SLP Speech Language Pathologist
SO Superintendent’s Office
SOARS Secondary Options for Achievement Resulting in Success
SRD Significant Reading Deficiency
SRO School Resource Officer
SRS Severity Rating Scale
SSC Support Services Center
SSIS Social Skills Improvement Systems
SSS Student Support Services
SST Student Success Team
STAC Select Technical Advisory Committee
STEM Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics
STEPPS Supporting Twice Exceptional Professionals, Parents and Students
SUIP School Unified Improvement Plan
SWAAAC State Wide Assistive, Augmentative/Alternative Communication
SWAP School to Work Alliance Program
SWIS School Wide Information System
   
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TANS Tax Anticipation Notes
TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
TC Transportation Center
TCAP Transitional Colorado Assessment Program
TCIRA Thompson Council International Reading Association
TEA Thompson Education Association
TEF Thompson Education Foundation
TEN Teacher Educator Network
TIC Thompson Incentive Credit
TIF Tax Increment Financing
TLT Thompson Leadership Team
TOL Thompson Online
TOSA Teacher on Special Assignment
TPP Teen  Parent  Program
TSA Technology Student Association
TSD Thompson School District
TSDL Teacher-Student Data Link
TST Thompson Schools Television
   
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UbD Understanding by Design
USDE United States Department of Education
   
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VALE Victim Assistance Law Enforcement
VAT Vinyl Asbestos Tile (Flooring)
VI Visually Impaired
VITAL Volunteers In Thompson Assisting Learners
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WAN Wide Area Network
WC Workers’ Compensation
Wida APT English Language Acquisition Placement Test
WO Work Order
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