Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District

Acronyms for 916 Programs

  • ALC – Area Learning Center
  • ALP – Alternate Learning Program
  • ALP-VCCS – ALP at Valley Crossing
  • ATL – Assistive Technology Library
  • A/O – Auditory/Oral Program
  • BEC – Bellaire Education Center
  • BIC – Behavior Intervention Committee
  • B/VI – Blind/Visually Impaired
  • CTC – Career and Technical Center
  • CAP – Creative Alternatives Program
  • CV – Capitol View
  • CV ALP – Capitol View ALP Program
  • DACT – Due Process and Compliance Team
  • D/HH – Deaf/Hard of Hearing
  • EA – Educational Assistant
  • ESY – Extended School Year
  • JG – John Glenn ALP Program
  • ITIN – Itinerant Staff
  • KB or KBEC – Karner Blue Education Center
  • MH – Mental Health
  • PR – Project Return
  • RS – Related Services
  • SC – South Campus
  • SW – Social Worker
  • VCCS – Valley Crossing Community School
  • WBTT – White Bear Township Theatre
  • WC – Work Coordinator
  • WELS-N – Work Experience Life Skills North
  • WELS-S – Work Exploration Life Skills South

Glossary

  • 1:1 teacher to student ratio – eyes on student at all times; arms length away from student at all times.
  • ASD – Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • B/VI – Blind/Visually Impaired
  • Behavior Tools – A system of techniques used in working with students with behavioral problems
  • BIF – Behavior Intervention Form
  • BILSR – Behavior Intervention with Locked Seclusion or Restraint
  • CAP – Corrective Action Plan
  • CIMP – Continuous Improvement Monitoring Process 
  • Co-Located Services – Licensed Social Workers from county agency working in the school setting
  • COTA – Certified Occupational Therapy Assistant
  • CPI – Crisis Prevention Intervention
  • CTSS – Children’s Therapeutic Support Services (funding source)
  • DA – Diagnostic Assessment completed by mental health professionals
  • DAPE – Developmental Adapted Physical Education
  • DCD – Developmental Cognitive Disability
  • DD – Developmental Disability
  • DHS – Department of Human Services
  • ECSE – Early Childhood Special Education
  • E/BD – Emotional/Behavioral Disorders
  • EPP – Emergency Procedures Plan
  • FAPE – Free Appropriate Public Education
  • FAS – Fetal Alcohol Syndrome
  • FBA – Functional Behavioral Assessment
  • GAF and CGAF - Global Assessment of Functioning. 
  • IEP – Individual Educational Plan
  • IQ – Intelligence Quotient
  • ISP – Individual Skills Training Plan
  • ITP – Individual Treatment Plan
  • LQR – Locked Quiet Room
  • LRE – Least Restrictive Environment
  • LSN – Licensed School Nurse
  • MDE – Minnesota Department of Education
  • MMMI – Mild-Moderate Mentally Impaired
  • MSMI – Moderate-Severe Mentally Impaired
  • N/BD – Neurobiological/Behavior Disorder
  • OHD – Other Health Disabilities
  • O&M – Orientation and Mobility 
  • PBIS – Proactive Behavior Intervention Strategies
  • PBMP – Proactive Behavior Management Plan
  • PCM – Professional Crisis Management – Crisis intervention personal safety procedures
  • PI – Physically Impaired
  • PWN – Prior Written Notice
  • SHS – School Health Specialist
  • S/L – Speech and Language Impaired
  • SMI – Severely Multiply Impaired
  • SLD – Specific Learning Disability
  • SLP – Speech Language Pathologist
  • SOP – Summary of Performance (graduation)
  • SRO – School Resource Officer
  • TAP – Therapeutic Assistance Program
  • TBI – Traumatic Brain Injury
  • TPR – Third Party Billing 
  • TSES – Total Special Education System
  • WEC – Work Experience Coordinator
 
Last Updated 8/28/15 
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