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Frequently Used Acronyms in the New York State Education Department

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IAC InterAgency Council (of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities Agencies)
IAES Interim Alternative Educational Setting
ICT Information and Communication Technology
ID Interior Design(er)
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IDLNY Interior Design Legislation of New York
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP Individualized Education Program
IHE Institutions of Higher Education
IHIP Individualized Home Instruction Program
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ILC Independent Living Center
ILL Inter-Library Loan
ILS Information Locator Service
IMF Institutional Master File
IMLS Institute of Museum and Library Services (U.S.)
IPE Individualized Plan for Employment
IQ Intelligence Quotient
IRP Inventory of Registered Programs
IRS Office of Information and Reporting Services (NYS Education Department)
ISS Improved School Services
IST Instructional Support Team
ISTE International Society for Technology in Education
ITBS Iowa Tests of Basic Skills
ITI Intensive Teacher Institutes
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JMT Joint Management Team
JTPA Job Training Partnership Act
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K-16 Kindergarten-16
KPIs Key Performance Indicators
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LA Landscape Architect(ure)
LAN Local Area Network
LAP Local Assistance Plan
LD Library Development
LD Learning Disability (or Learning Disabled)
LEA Local Educational Agency
LEAP Local Education Agency Program
LEP Limited English Proficient
LGRAC Local Government Records Advisory Council
LGRMIF Local Government Records Management Improvement Fund
LOTE Language Other Than English
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
LS Land Surveyor or Surveying
LSA Learn and Serve America
LSAT Law School Admission Test
LSN Lifelong Services Network
LSTA Library Services and Technology Act
LTG Learning Technology Grants
LTSE Long Term Sheltered Employment
LWIP Local Workforce Investment Board
LYC  Law, Youth and Citizenship Program
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M/C Managerial/Confidential
MAN Metropolitan Area Network
MCAT Medical College Admission Test
MOU Memorandum of Understanding
MR Mental Retardation
MSA Metropolitan Statistical Area
MST Mathematics, Science and Technology
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NAEP National Assessment of Educational Progress
NARA National Archives and Records Administration
NASDSE National Association of State Directors of Special Education
National CCRS National College Credit Recommendation Service
NCARB National Council of Architectural Registration Boards
NCCTQ National Comprehensive Center for Teacher Quality
NCEES National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying
NCES National Center for Education Statistics
NCIDQ National Council of Interior Design Qualification
NCLB No Child Left Behind Act
NCPIE National Coalition for Parent Involvement in Education
NCREST National Center for Restructuring Education, Schools and Teaching
NCTM  National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NDEAM National Disability Employment Awareness Month (October)
NEA National Education Association
NES National Evaluation Systems
NETAC Northeast Technical Assistance Center
NGA National Governors Association
NICHCY National Information Center for Children and Youth with Disabilities
NLS National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
NNP New Netherland Project
NOVELny New York Online Virtual Electronic Library
NPIN National Parent Information Network
NSDC  National Staff Development Council
NSF National Science Foundation
NSLP National School Lunch Program
NSTA National Science Teachers Association
NYACE New York Association of Consulting Engineers
NYAN New York Autism Network
NYCC New York Comprehensive Center
NYCRL New York Comprehensive Research Libraries
NYCRR New York Codes of Rules and Regulations
NYCSCS Office of New York City School and Community Services (NYS Education Department)
NYLINE New York's Libraries Information Network
NYSA New York State Archives
NYSAA New York State Alternate Assessment
NYSACCE New York State Association for Continuing/Community Education
NYSAFLT New York State Association of Foreign Language Teachers
NYSAMS New York State Association of Mathematics Supervisors
NYSAPLS New York State Association of Professional Land Surveyors
NYSASBO New York State Association of School Business Officials
NYSATL New York State Academy of Teaching and Learning
NYSBN New York State Broadcast Network
NYSCEA  New York State Council of Education Associations
NYSCOSS New York State Council of School Superintendents
NYSDRA New York State Dispute Resolution Center, Inc.
NYSED New York State Education Department
NYSILC New York State Independent Living Council
NYSL New York State Library
NYSM New York State Museum
NYSNP New York State Newspaper Project
NYSRA New York State Rehabilitation Association
NYSSB New York State School for the Blind
NYSSBA New York State School Boards Association
NYSSD New York State School for the Deaf
NYSSPE New York State Society of Professional Engineers
NYSSSA New York State Summer School for the Arts
NYSSSPA New York State Summer School Principals Association
NYSTCE New York State Teacher Certification Examination
NYSTEA New York State Technology Education Association
NYSUT New York State United Teachers
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OAPwD Office of Advocate for Persons with Disabilities
OASAS Office of Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Service
OBE/FLS Office of Bilingual Education and Foreign Language Studies
OCE Office of Cultural Education (NYS Education Department)
OCFS Office of Children and Family Services (New York State)
OCP One Commerce Plaza, Albany (NYS Education Department)
OCR Office of Civil Rights (U.S. Department of Education)
OCUE Office of College and University Evaluation (NYS Education Department)
OERI Office of Educational Research and Improvement (U.S. Department of Education)
OGS Office of General Services (NYS)
OHE Office of Higher Education (NYS Education Department)
OJT On-the-Job Training
OMB Office of Management and Budget (U.S.)
OMH Office of Mental Health
OMRDD Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
OMS Office of Operations and Management Services (NYS Education Department)
OP Office of the Professions (NYS Education Department)
OPDP Office of Planning and Professional Development
OPMC Office of Professional Medical Conduct (NYS Department of Health)
OSA Office of State Assessment (NYS Education Department)
OSC Office of the State Comptroller (NYS)
OSERS Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services (U.S. Department of Education)
OSPRA Office of School Personnel Review and Accountability (NYS Education Department)
OSR Office of State Review (NYS Education Department)
OT Occupational Therapist/Occupational Therapy
OTI Office of Teaching Initiatives
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PAEMST Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
PAP Professional Assistance Program
PAR Pupil Attendance Report
PAVE Progressive Adolescent Vocational Exploration
PBS Public Broadcasting
PCEN Pupils with Compensatory Education Needs
PD Professional Development
PDF Portable Document Format
PDSS Program Development and Support Services
PE Professional Engineer
PEF Public Employees Federation
PFC Partners for Children
PIR Program Information Report
PLEP Present Levels of Educational Performance
PMF Personnel Master File
PMO Project Management Office
PreK Prekindergarten
PSAT Preliminary Scholastic Aptitude Test
PSI Post School Indicators
PSRU Program Services Reimbursement Unit
PT Physical Therapist
PTA Parent Teacher Association
PTI Parent Training and Information Center
PTO Parent Teacher Organization
PTV Public Television
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Last Updated: August 27, 2012