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Common Acronyms in Georgia Edu-Language

ACGS- Achievement GAP Closure Score

AEP- Alternative Education Program

AYP- Adequate Yearly Progress

CCRPI- College and Career Ready Performance Indicator

CIA- Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment

CRCT- Criterion Referenced Competency Test

CSR- Comprehensive School Reform

CTAE- Career, Technical, and Agricultural Education

CTE- Career and Technical Education

DEP- District Effectiveness Plan

DNM- Did Not Meet

DOE- Department of Education

ED- Economically Disadvantaged

E-GHSGT- Enhanced Georgia High School Graduation Test

EIP- Early Intervention Program

EL- English Learners

ELA- English/Language Arts

ELP- English Language Proficiency

EOCT- End of Course Test

ESEA- Elementary and Secondary Education Act

ETC- Education Technology Training Center

FAL- Formative Assessment Lessons

FAY- Full Academic Year

FLP- Flexible Learning Plan

FTE- Full Time Equivalency

GAA- Georgia Alternative Assessment

GaDOE- Georgia Department of Education

GAE-Georgia Association of Educators

GAEL- Georgia Association of Educational Leaders

GAVS- Georgia Virtual Schools

G-DAPS - Georgia District Assessment on Performance Standards

GHSGT- Georgia High School Graduation Test

GKAP- Georgia Kindergarten Assessment Program

GLC- Georgia Learning Connection

GLISI- Georgia Leadership Institute for School Improvement

GLRS- Georgia Learning Resource Center

GOSA- Governor’s Office of Student Achievement

GOWFD- Governor’s Office of Workforce Development

GPS- Georgia Performance Standards

G-SAPS- Georgia School Assement on Performance Standards

GSE- Georgia Standards of Excellence

GSGM- Georgia’s Student Growth Model

Hi-Q- Highly Qualified

IEP- Individualized Education Program

IT- Instructional Technology

LAPS- Leader Assessment of Performance Standards

LAS- Lowest Achieving Schools

LDC- Literacy Design Collaborative

LEA- Local Education Agency

LEM- Leader Effectiveness Measure

LEP- Limited English Proficient

LFS- Learning Focused Schools

LKES- Leader Keys Effectiveness System

MDC- Mathematics Design Collaborative

MOA- Memorandum of Agreement

MOU- Memorandum of Understanding

NAEP-National Assessment of Educational Progress

NCLB- No Child Left Behind

NSDC- National Staff Development Council

PAGE- Professional Association of Georgia Educators

PBIS- Positive Behavioral Interventions and Supports

PDP- Professional Development Plan

PGP- Professional Growth Plan

PLC- Professional Learning Community

PLU- Professional Learning Units

PSC- Professional Standards Commission

REP- Remedial Education Program

RESA- Regional Educational Service Agency

RT3- Race to the Top

RTI- Response to Intervention

SBL- Standards Based Learning

SBOE- State Board of Education

SEA- State Education Agency

SGP- Student Growth Percentiles

SI- School Improvement

SIG- School Improvement Grant

SIP- School Improvement Plan

SLDS-Statewide Longitudinal Data System

SLO- Student Learning Objective

SMART Goals- Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Results-based, Time-bound

SREB- Southern Regional Education Board

SSAS- Single Statewide Accountability System

SST- Student Support Team

STAP- Short Term Action Plan

STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

TAPS- Teacher Assessment Performance Standards

TCSG- Technical College System of Georgia

TEM- Teacher Effectiveness Measure

TKES- Teacher Keys Effectiveness System

TLE- Teacher and Leader Effectiveness

UDL- Universal Design for Learning

USG- University System of Georgia

SWD- Students with Disabilities

UBD- Understanding by Design

USED- United States Education Department

WWIS- What Works in Schools


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Click HERE for the consolidated RESA System Calendar. This Calendar includes important dates for NGRESA and member systems. It includes holidays, breaks, planning days, and other dates.

System dates were accurate at the time of creation but are subject to change. Please consult each system's official calendar for the most up to date information.


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