Glossary of education related acronyms

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AEP Annual Education Plan
CLBA Canadian Language Benchmarks Assessment
CMEC Council of Ministers of Education,
CODE Council of Ontario Directors of Education
CYW Child and Youth Worker
DSB District School Board
EA Educational Assistant
EAA Education Accountability Act (Bill 74)
ECCODE English Catholic Council of Directors of Education
ECE Early Childhood Education
EDU Ministry of Education.  (used by the ministry in some of its publications)
EIC Education Improvement Commission
EQAO Education Quality and Accountability
EQIA Education Quality Improvement Act (Bill 160)
ETFO Elementary Teachers’ Federation of
FSBA Fewer School Boards Act (Bill 104)
GED General Educational Development
GMAT Graduate Management Admission Test
ICT Information and Communication Technology
IEP Individual Education Plan
IPRC Identification, Placement and Review Committee
JK Junior Kindergarten
LD Learning Disability
MFIPPA Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
OAC Ontario Academic Course
OAFCCD Ontario Associationfor Families of Children with Communication Disorders
OASBO Ontario Association of School Business
OCAS Ontario College Application
OCC Ontario Curriculum Centre
OCSBO Ontario Catholic School Business Officials
OCSOA Ontario Catholic Supervisory Officers’Association
OCSTA Ontario Catholic School Trustees’ Association
OCT Ontario College of Teachers
OECTA Ontario English Catholic Teachers’
OISE Ontario Institute for Studies in Education
OPC Ontario Principals’ Council
OPSBA Ontario Public School Boards’ Association
OSAP Ontario Student Assistance Program
OSIS (or OS:IS) Ontario Secondary: Intermediate and Senior Divisions
OSR Ontario Student Record
OSS Ontario Secondary Schools, grade 9 to 12
OSSD Ontario Secondary School Diploma
OSSTF Ontario Secondary School Teachers’
OST Ontario Student Transcript
OTF Ontario Teachers’ Federation
OUAC Ontario Universities’ Application Centre
PLA Prior Learning Assessment
SAIP Student Achievement Indicators Program
SEAB Special Education Appeal Board
SEAC Special Education Advisory Committee
SET Special Education Tribunal
SFFM Student-Focused
Funding model
SK Senior Kindergarten
SSA Safe Schools Act (Bill 81)
TA Teaching Assistant (sometimes but not always)
TESL Teachers of English as a Second Language
TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language
U/C University/College Preparation Course
YCW Youth Care Worker