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Chapter 11

Acronyms of Well-Known Organizations


 

A-M
  • AASA – American Association of School Administrators (national)
  • AFT – American Federation of Teachers
  • ASCD – Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (national)
  • ASBO – Association of School Business Officials (national)
  • AWSA – Association of Wisconsin School Administrators (principals)
  • CASS – Council of Administrators of Special Services (state)
  • CCDEB – County children with disabilities education board
  • CEC – Council for Exceptional Children (national)
  • CESA – Cooperative education service agency (there are 12 in Wisconsin)
  • DHFS – Department of Health and Family Services (state)
  • DPI – Department of Public Instruction (state)
  • ECS – Education Commission of the States
  • ED (or DoED) – Department of Education (national)
  • ERIC – Educational Resources Information Center (national)
  • ETS – Educational Testing Service (national)
  • FACETS – Family Assistance Center for Education, Training and Support (state)
  • GASB – Governmental Accounting Standards Board (national)
  • GAO – General Accounting Office (national)
N-Z
  • NAESP – National Association of Elementary School Principals

  • NAPT – National Association for Pupil Transportation

  • NASBE – National Association of State Boards of Education (Wisconsin is one of two states that does not have a state board of education.)

  • NASSP – National Association of Secondary School Principals

  • NBPTS – National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

  • NCATE – National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education

  • NCES – National Center for Education Statistics

  • NEA – National Education Association

  • NSBA – National School Boards Association

  • NSC – National Student Clearinghouse

  • OCR – Office for Civil Rights, part of U.S. Department of Education

  • OSEP – Office of Special Education Programs, U.S. Department of Education

  • UFT – United Federation of Teachers

  • USDOE – U.S. Department of Education

  • WACLD – Wisconsin Association for Children with Learning Disabilities

  • WASB – Wisconsin Association of School Boards

  • WASBO – Wisconsin Association of School Business Officials

  • WASDA – Wisconsin Association of School District Administrators

  • WCBVI – Wisconsin Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired

  • WEAC – Wisconsin Education Association Council

  • WERC – Wisconsin Employment Relations Commission

  • WIAA – Wisconsin Interscholastic Athletic Association

  • WFT – Wisconsin Federation of Teacher

  • WRCCS – Wisconsin Resource Center for Charter Schools

  • WSD – Wisconsin School for the Deaf

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