Glossary


A

AAHE: American Association for Health Education

ACEI: Association for Childhood Education International

ACT: American College Testing

APPR: Annual Professional Performance Review

ASHA: American Speech Language Hearing Association

 

C

CAGS: Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study

CEC: Council of Exceptional Children

CEHS: College of Education and Health Sciences

CIAT: Continuous Improvement Advisory Team

CICU: The Commission on Independent Colleges and Universities in New York

CLASS: Course Listing, Advising, and Student Services

Clinical Educators: Individual who oversees student teachers’ work and represents the university during teacher candidates’ internship in the P-12 schools

CSD: Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders

CSHP: Whole School, Whole Community, Whole Child

CST: Content Specialty Test


 

D

Degree Audit: Advisement software

 

E

EAB: Advisement software (Student Success Management System).

EAS: Educating All Students

edTPA: Education Teacher Performance Assessment

ELL: English Language Learners

EPP: Educator Preparation Provider

eSAAS: Student academic database

 

F

FTE: Full-time equivalent

 

G

GRE: Graduate Record Examinations

GRE-A: GRE Analytical Writing

GRE-M: GRE Mathematics

GRE-V: GRE Verbal

 

H

HED: Health Education

HSS: Department of Health and Sports Sciences

 

I

In service: Advanced program students

INTASC: The Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium

IRA: The International Literacy Association

ISTE: International Society of Technology in Education

 

K

KA: Key Assessments

 

M

MA: Master Level or Graduate programs

Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools: A regional accreditation of public and private schools in the Mid-Atlantic United States and certain foreign institutions of American origin.

Moodle: A learning platform or course management system (CMS)

MOU: Memorandum of Understanding

 

N

NAEYC/CEC: National Association for the Education of Young Children & Council of Exceptional Children

NASM: National Association of Schools of Music

NASP: National Association of School Psychologists

NASPE: The National Association for Sport and Physical Education

NBPTS: National Board for Professional Teaching Standards

NCSS: The National Council for the Social Studies

NCTE: The National Council of Teachers of English

NCTM: The National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NSES: National Science Education Standard

NSTA: The National Science Teachers Association

NYC: New York City

NYCDOE: New York City Department of Education

NYS: New York State

NYS Common Core: New York State P-12 Common Core Learning Standards (CCLS)

NYSED: New York State Education Department

NYSTCE: New York State Teacher Certification Examination

 

O

ORAP: Office of Research, Assessment and Planning, which is an office of Adelphi University at-large.

OAA: Office of Assessment and Accreditation

OSCP: Office of School and Community Partnership, and now the newly named Office of Professional Experiences and Community Engagement.

 

P

PECE: Office of School and Community Partnership, and now the newly named Office of Professional Experiences and Community Engagement.

 

R

RSASOE: Ruth S. Ammon School of Education

 

S

SAT: Scholastic Assessment Test

SCALE: Stanford Center for Assessment, Learning, & Equity is the sole developer of edTPA.

SHAPE America Professional Standards: SHAPE America sets the standard for health and physical education in the U.S., and National Standards for K–12 Physical Education.

SLATE: Platform to monitor applying and admission of students

SPA: Specialty Professional Associations

STEP: Scholar Teacher Education Program, which is a 5-year program (BS/MS or BA/MA)

Survey Monkey: Online tool that allows the college to collect survey data

 

T

Teacher Mentor/Mentor Teacher/Cooperating Teacher: Our P-12 teacher partners within the student teaching

TESOL: Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages Association

TWS: Teacher Work Sample

 

U

University Supervisors: Individual who oversees student teachers’ work and represents the university during teacher candidates’ internship in the P-12 schools

 
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