Glossary

AEPA
Association of Educational Purchasing Agencies
AMOS
Annual Measurable Objectives
AP
Advanced Placement
BYOD
Bring Your Own (Electronic) Device
CAP
Course alignment project
CLCC
Cedar Lakes Conference Center
CTC
Community and technical college
CTE
Career technical education
EDGE
Earn a degree, graduate early
EPIC
Educational Policy Improvement Center
e-Rate
Educational (technology) rate
ERP
Enterprise Resource Planning
ESEA
Elementary and Secondary Education Act. Also called No Child Left Behind.
ETS
Educational Testing Service
FQHC
Federally qualified health center
HB
House Bill
HEPC
West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission
HR
Human Resources
HVAC
Heating, ventilation and air conditioning
ID
Identification
IHE
Institution of higher education
i-PASS
Integrated Pathways to Adult Student Success
ISE
Instructional Support and Enhancement
ISTE
International Society for Teacher Education
MOU
Memorandum of understanding
N/A
Not applicable
OEM
Original Equipment Manufacturer
OEPA
Office of Education Performance Audits
OIEP
Office of Institutional Education Programs
PD
Professional development
PK-12
Pre-kindergarten to 12th grade
PTO
Parent Teacher Organization
RESA
Regional Educational Service Agency
RFI
Request for information
RFP
Request for proposal
RFQ
Request for quotation
ROI
Return on investment
SB
Senate Bill
SBA
School Building Authority
SMARTER Balanced Assessments
Summative Multi-state Assessment Resources for Teachers and Educational Researchers Balanced Assessments.
SUCCESS
Student Utilization of Computers in Curriculum for the Enhancement of Scholastic Skills
TFA
Teach for America
TIS
Technology information specialist
TSS
Technology systems specialist
UC
Unscheduled Closings
USAC
Universal Service Administrative Company
USDOE
United States Department of Education
WAN
Wide Area Network
WVBOE
West Virginia Board of Education
WESTEST2
West Virginia Educational Standards Test 2
WOW
WVEIS on the Web
WVCPD or CPD
West Virginia Center for Professional Development
WVDE
West Virginia Department of Education
WVEIS
West Virginia Education Information System
WVTEM
West Virginia Teacher Effectiveness Measure
WVVS
West Virginia Virtual School