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Special Education Acronyms

AIS  Academic Intervention Services
AP Advanced Placement
ASL American Sign Language
BETAC Bilingual/English Technical Assistance Center
BIP Behavioral Intervention Plan
BOCES Board of Cooperative Educational Services
BOE Board of Education
CPSE Committee on Preschool Special Education
CSE Committee on Special Education
CSPD Comprehensive System of Personnel Developement
CST Child Study Team
DCEP District Comprehensive Education Plan (NYC)

Department of Health

ECDC Early Childhood Direction Center
EI Early Intervention
ERSS Educationally Related Support Services
ESY Extended School Year
FAPE Free Appropriate Public Education
FBA Functional Behavioral Assessment
FS10 Federal/State Project Budget Form
FERPA Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974
IAES Interim Alternative Educational Setting
IDEA Individuals with Disabilities Education Act
IEE Independent Educational Evaluation
IEP Individualized Education Program
IHO Impartial Hearing Officer
ILC Independent Living Center
IST Instructional Support Team
JMT Joint Management Team
LEP Limited English Proficient
LRE Least Restrictive Environment
NYSED New York State Education Department
NYSAA New York State Alternate Assessment
OMH Office of Mental Health
OMTDD Office of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities
PD Persons with Disability (Forms for Special Education Data Collection)
PDS Professional Development Specialist (SETRC)
PE Physical Education
PSO Post School Outcome
RA Regional Associate
RIC Regional Information Center
RCT Regents Competency Test
RSSC Regional School Support Center
SAVE Schools Against Violence in Education
SED State Education Department
SEQA Special Education Quality Assurance
SETRC Special Education Training and Resource Center
SRO State Review Officer
STAC System for Tracking and Accounting of Children
Sub CSE Subcommittee on Special Education
SWD Student with a Disability
TRE Technology Resources for Education