NNPS Acronym Guide

ADHA Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder OCD Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder
APE Adapted Physical Education OHI Other Hearing Impairments
AT Assistive Technology OI Orthopedically Impaired
AUT Autism OT Occupational Therapy
    PDP Professional Development Period (high school teachers)
BIP Behavior Intervention Plan PALS Phonological Awareness Literacy Screening
CTE Career and Technical Education PEEP Program for Educating Exceptional Preschoolers
DD Developmentally Delayed PLOP Present Level of Performance
DORA Diagnostic Online Reading Assessment PO Probation Officer
DRA Developmental Reading Assessment PT Physical Therapy
EC Eligibility Committee RTI Response to Intervention
ED Emotional Disabilities SES Supplemental Educational Services
ELL English Language Learners SLP Speech/Language Pathologist
EMD Educable Mental Disabilities SOA Standards of Accreditation
EPP Enhancing Professional Practice Mentoring Program SOL Standards of Learning
eSIS Electronic Student Information System SOQ Standards of Quality
ESL English for Speakers of Other Languages SPED Special Education
FBA Functional Behavior Assessment SPD Severe and Profound Disabilities
HI Hearing Impaired SRO School Resource Officer
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act TA Teacher Assistant
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation T/TAC Training and Technical Assistance Center
IEP Individual Education Plan TBI Traumatic Brain Injury
ITC Instructional Technology Coach TMD Trainable Mental Disabilities
ITP Individual Transition Plan TPA Teacher Performance Assessment
LD Learning Disabled TSS Technical Support Specialist
LRE Least Restrictive Environment UbD Understanding by Design
LDR Learning Disabled Resource VAAP Virginia Alternative Assessment Program
LRE Least Restrictive Environment VCLA Virginia Communications & Literacy Assessment (teachers)
MD Mental Disabilities VDOE Virginia Dept. of Education
MUL Multiple Disabilities VEA Virginia Education Association
NCLB No Child Left Behind VGLA Virginia Grade Level Alternative Assessment
NEA National Education Association VI Visually Impaired
NNEA Newport News Education Association VRA Virginia Reading Assessment
NTI New Teacher Induction    
NTIC New Teacher Induction Coordinator