Commonly Used Acronyms

APSEA Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority
ASD Autism Spectrum Disorder
AT Assistive Technology
CCRSB Chignecto-Central Regional School Board
CEP Career Exploration Program
CSI Continuous School Improvement 
DEECD Department of Education and Early Childhood Development
DI Differentiated Instruction
EA Educational Assistant (TA in provincial documents)
EAL English as an Additional Language (replaces ESL, English as a Second Language)
EIIS Early Identification and Intervention Services
EGLs Essential Graduation Learnings
FI Family Interventionist
GDD Global Developmental Delay
IPP Individual Program Plan
LD Learning Disability
ODD Oppositional Defiant Disorder
OT Occupational Therapist
O2 Options and Opportunities
PBS Positive Behaviour Support Team
PEBS Positive and Effective Behaviour Support
PLC Professional Learning Community
PPT Program Planning Team (includes parents/guardians)
PSP Public School Program
PST Program Support Teacher (now referred to as Resource Teacher)
PT Physiotherapist
RA Restorative Approaches
RCH Race Relations Cross-Cultural Understanding and Human Rights
RTI Response to Intervention
SAC School Advisory Council
SBST Site-Based Support Team
SEL Social and Emtional Learning
SIP School Insurance Program
SIS Student Information System
SLP Speech-Language Pathologist
SMT Senior Management Team
TA Teacher Assistant (EA in CCRSB)
TIENET Technology for Improving Education Network
UDL Universal Design for Learning