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 Determination

B

BOY
Beginning of Year

BYOD / BYOT
Bring Your Own Device / Technology

C

CBA
Campus-based assessment

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

GGAEC, 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

MTSS
Multi-Tiered System of Supports

N

NFHS
Naaman Forest High School

NGHS
North Garland High School

P

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

PSAT
Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test

P-TECH
Pathways to Technology Early College High School

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