What does it all mean?We often use abbreviations to describe programs
throughout our school. Here are some of the
abbreviations we use and a word about what they mean!
Abbreviation What is stands for A brief description EIP Early Invention Program
A program (mandated by the State) to provide extra help for students who are performing below grade level in reading and/or math.
ESOL English for Speaking
of Other Languages
A class for children who are learning the English language. It focuses on English vocabulary & oral expression.
IEP Individual Education Plan
A document written for special education students to specify the services they are to receive and each child's specific goals.
IIP Individual Instruction Plan
A plan written by classroom teachers to identify strategies that will be used to help students improve their academic performance. Plans are written for students who are repeating a grade level or who did not pass the Reading or Math section of the CRCT.
SST Student Support Team
A system which helps parents and teachers work together to find ways to help students with their academic or behavior needs.
SIEP Student Instructional
A state funded tutoring program for students who need extra help. Tutoring classes are held after school on selected days.
ASEP After School
This is a service provided for a fee. Childcare is provided from the end of school until 6:00 p.m. Snack, homework time and a variety of activities are part of this program.
SAGE Selected Activities in
This is for students who have qualified for the gifted program. These classes provide challenging activities above and beyond the grade level curriculum.