Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 is a federal law that prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability. The purpose of Section 504 is to ensure that individuals with disabilities are given the same opportunity to participate in programs and activities as are their nondisabled peers.
Attendance Boundary Modification
Average Daily Attendance: See TEA's Texas Public School Finance Overview for detail on calculation.
Bullying and Harassment Investigation Portal
Blueprint Master Course
Blueprint is the Adjective for Master Course. This is a course that is linked to your Live Course. Whatever you build in this course will sync automatically to your Live Course. Good for teams that plan together. Note: This is not the best option for every team.
online Learning Management System (LMS)
This navigation bar controls locations within your course. If you want to go to your homepage in the course navigation click HOME.
Classroom Technology Designer; These are certified district-based staff in the Instructional Technology department who function as instructional technology specialists for multiple campuses.
Career and Technical Education
Digital Store Front: a system for submitting Hardcopy or Digital files for printing or copying services.
English Language Learners
End of Course
End of Year
Education Support Complex
eSchool Plus 4.1
Student Information System
English as a Second Language
SPED/504/RTI/LPAC Data Entry and Reporting System
This navigation bar controls ALL of Canvas. This will bring you to places outside of your course.
Gifted and Talented
An ICS file is a calendar file saved in a universal calendar format used by several email and calendar programs, including Microsoft Outlook, Google Calendar, and Apple Calendar. It allows users to share calendar information on the web and over email.
Katy ISD user credentials
Staff/Students: Katy ID (located at bottom of ID badge) and District password. Parents/Guardians: Home Access Center ID and District password
Knowledge Owl is the application used to create and manage articles in Katy 1 Source.
Timecard system used by Payroll
Limited English Proficiency
Canvas Course attached to TAC rosters. Updates nightly. Will have the semester listed underneath the course name on the Canvas Dashboard.
Learning Management System
LTI = Learning Tool Interoperability. This is for all the tools we use that are not native to canvas like Google, Nearpod, Flipgrid, etc. They have each built “apps” for Canvas so it’s easier to keep all of your online learning in one place: Canvas!
Land Use Zone: Small boundaries that geographically define neighborhood areas, or sections of a subdivision
Your “teacher binder”. Where you keep the clean copies of all of your work. Build content in here and import it into your Live Course as you go. Can be used with a team or PLC.
ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system that manages all core functions, including financials, procurement, HR, payroll, and revenues.
Office of Other Languages
The Public Education Information Management System encompasses all data requested and received by TEA about public education, including student demographic and academic performance, personnel, financial, and organizational information.
Partners In Education: brings the community into Katy ISD classrooms through a menu of opportunities. Giving everyone a chance to volunteer.
Personally Identifiable Information: considered highly sensitive and must be protected at all times.
This is your course where you try things out. Not serious business. The place where it’s even more okay to make mistakes than normal.
Performance Management Portal: District repository for data dashboards.
Pre-populated, template based requests that can assist with submitting TSC Help Desk tickets quickly and efficiently.
Request for Interpretation Translation
Rich Content Editor
This is the “text box” on all of the content creation pages. We go into detail on the specifics later in the course.
Response to Intervention
School Assignment by Residential Address
School Business Partnerships: mutually beneficial, long-term relationships that provide value to both the campus and the company.
Special Education Students
Teacher Access Center
the Telephone Movement and Transfer Request System used primarily by the Campus Secretary.
Stands for Travel Reimbursement Input and Planning. It is an application used by employees planning overnight travel on behalf of the District.
Technology Support Center
Wealth per average daily attendance: See TEA's Texas Public School Finance Overview for detail on calculation.