Acronyms

A

ACE
Accelerating Campus Excellence
ADA
Average Daily Attendance
AEC, GAEC
GISD Alternative Education Center
AP
Advanced Placement
ARD
Admission, Review and Dismissal
AUP
Acceptable Use Policy
AVID
Advancement Via Individual Determiniation

B

BOY
Beginning of Year
BYOD / BYOT
Bring Your Own Device / Technology

C

CCMR
College, Career and Military Readiness
C&I
Curriculum and Instruction
CTA, CTS
Campus Technology Assistant, Campus Technology Specialist

D

DOI
District of Innovation

E

ECHS
Early College High School
ELL
English Language Learners
EOC
End of Course
EOY
End of Year

F

FACE
Family and Community Engagement
FERPA
Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act
FIRST
Financial Integrity Rating System of Texas

G

GAEC, AEC
GISD Alternative Education Center
GBL
Global Business Leadership
GEF
Garland ISD Education Foundation
GEM
Going the Extra Mile recognition
GHS
Garland High School
GISD
Garland Independent School District
GRCTC
Gilbreath-Reed Career & Technical Center
GRS-TV
Garland, Rowlett, Sachse TV
GT
Gifted and Talented

H

HBJ
Homer B. Johnson Stadium
HR
Human Resources

I

IB
International Baccalaureate
IDEA
Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEP
Individualized Education Program
IRC
Instructional Resource Center
IT
Information Technology
iTech
Campus Mobile Device Technician

L

LCHS
Lakeview Centennial High School

M

MOU
Memorandum of Understanding
MOY
Middle of Year
MPA
Memorial Pathways Academy
MST
Math, Science Technology

N

NFHS
Naaman Forest High School
NGHS
North Garland High School

P

PAC
Pathfinder Achievement Center
PDC
Shugart Professional Development Center
PLC
Professional Learning Communities
PEG
Public Education Grant
PEIMS
Public Education Information Management System
PBMAS
Performance Based Monitoring Analysis System
Pre-K
Prekindergarten

R

RAAD
Research, Accountability & Assessment Department
RFP
Request for Proposals
RHS
Rowlett High School
RTI
Response to Intervention

S

SGHS
South Garland High School
SHS
Sachse High School
SBEC
State Board for Educator Certification
SPED
Special Education
SBOE
State Board of Education
STAAR
State of Texas Assessments of Academic Readiness
STEAM
Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math
STEM
Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

T

TAPR
Texas Academic Performance Reports
TEA
Texas Education Agency
TEC
Texas Education Code
TEKS
Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills
TELPAS
Texas English Language Proficiency Assessment System
TOY
Teacher of the Year
T-TESS and T-PESS
Appraisal System (Truenorthlogic)

U

UIL
University Interscholastic League

V

VDI
Virtual Desktop Infrastructure