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  • EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS Welcome to Edina Public Schools! Learning Acronyms!
  • E.D.I.N.A.
    • E very
    • D ay
    • I
    • N eed
    • A ttention
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is ECC?
    • Edina Community Center
    • Home to:
      • District Office
      • Referred to as Building 10
      • Early Childhood Special Ed (ECSE)
      • Professional Library and Professional Development Center (3 rd Floor of ECC)
      • Normandale Elementary School (2 nd floor)
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is DMTS?
    • District Media & Technology Services
      • 3 rd floor of the ECC
      • TIS : Technology Integration Specialists: Molly, Mike & Scott
      • Director of Technology: Dr. Mike Burke
      • Technology Support Specialists
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is T & L?
    • Teaching & Learning
      • 3 rd Floor of the ECC
      • Director of T & L: Jenni Norlin-Weaver
      • Director of Research & Evaluation: Thel Kocher
      • TOSA’s (what is this? You’ll find out on the next slide)
      • Connie Gastler: CEU Queen (Continuing Education Units)
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is a TOSA?
    • Teacher On Special Assignment
      • TIS
      • Literacy: Mary Kirchoff
      • Math: Scott Woelber
      • K-5 Curriculum: Isa Punchard
      • 6-12 Curriculum: Mark Laven
      • Data Coach: Chad Schmidt
      • Arts: Bob Ouren
      • Gifted Coordinator: Deb Richards
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is MCA? And NCLB? And AYP?
    • Minnesota Comprehensive Assessments
    • Test given to students in grades 3 rd - 11 th grade
    • Provides us with Edina’s State Report Card
    • NCLB stands for No Child Left Behind
    • AYP stands for Adequate Yearly Progress
    • If students don’t do well on the MCA, Edina doesn’t meet AYP and we have to deal with NCLB!
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is NWEA? And MAP? And RIT?
    • NorthWest Evaluation Association
    • Company that administers our MAP tests
    • What does MAP stand for?
    • Measures of Academic Progress: a test given once or twice a year in grades 2-6
    • The MAP test gives each student a RIT score . RIT stands for Rasch Unit . The RIT score shows the instructional level at which the student is currently performing.
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is RTI?
    • Response To Intervention
    • A method of academic intervention designed to provide early, effective assistance to children who are having difficulty learning
    • 3 Tiers of Service for all students
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is a ATTPS? And an IC?
    • Alternative Teacher Performance Pay System
    • New for the 2008-2009 School Year
    • IC’s are Instructional Coaches that will work with you on a personal and school goal
    • Replaces what Edina teachers had to do: a PGT: Professional Goal Target
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is IEP?
    • Individual Education Plan
    • Used for Special Education Students
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is PLP?
    • Personal Learning Plan
    • One of the district initiatives is to have personalized learning
    • Not an IEP for each child
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What does TIES stand for?
    • T echnology I nformation E ducation S ervices
    • TIES is our Student Information Management System
    • Manage our testing Data
    • Provide Technology Training during the school year and summer
    • Host our Online Report Card and Elementary Electronic Grade Book
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • I-Cue not I.Q.
    • I-Cue is our Data Management System
    • Teachers enter Reading and Math assessments into I-Cue
    • MAP & MCA scores are loaded into I-Cue
    • Teachers take Attendance on I-Cue
    • Report Card is Housed in I-Cue
    • Elementary Electronic Grade Book is in I-Cue
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What does ICCCAR stand for?
    • Pronounced “I CARE”
      • I ntegrity
      • C ompassion
      • C ourage
      • C ommitment
      • A ppreciation of Diversity
      • R esponsibility
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is WMEP ?
    • W est M etro E ducation P rogram
    • Consortium of 10 urban and suburban school districts in the Minneapolis metropolitan area
    • Formed in 1989 to cooperatively address integration issues in the West Metro area
    • Open Enrollment
    • Choice is Yours
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is BRRRG?
    • B udget
    • R eduction
    • R eallocation
    • R evenue
    • G eneration
    • Looking at how to adjust Edina’s Public Budget!
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is a NUA?
    • National Urban Alliance
    • Edina Teachers use Thinking Maps and other NUA strategies to reverse student underachievement.
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is a FOL?
      • Foundations of Learning
      • FOL teachers are certified instructors who work with students in Reading and Math during the school day.
      • Students and Parents receive regular updates on progress via a Continuous Learning Plan, or you guessed it, CLP!
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS
  • What is a GPA?
    • Grade Point Average
    EDINA PUBLIC SCHOOLS