Glossary

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

504

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.

A

ADA

Average Daily Attendance: See TEA's Texas Public School Finance Overview for detail on calculation.

B

BHIP

Bullying and Harassment Investigation Portal

C

Canvas

online Learning Management System (LMS)

CTE

Career and Technical Education

D

DSF

Digital Store Front: a system for submitting Hardcopy or Digital files for printing or copying services.

E

Eco Dis

Economically Disadvantaged

ELL

English Language Learners

EOC

End of Course

EOY

End of Year

ESC

Education Support Complex

eSchool Plus 4.1

Student Information System

ESL

English as a Second Language

eStar

SPED/504/RTI/LPAC Data Entry and Reporting System

G

GT

Gifted and Talented

I

IE

Internet Explorer

K

KRONOS

Timecard system used by HR

L

LEP

Limited English Proficiency

LMS

Learning Management System

M

MUNIS

ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) system that manages all core functions, including financials, procurement, HR, payroll, and revenues.

O

OOL

Office of Other Languages

P

PEIMS

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.

PIE

Partners In Education: brings the community into Katy ISD classrooms through a menu of opportunities. Giving everyone a chance to volunteer.

PII

Personally Identifiable Information: considered highly sensitive and must be protected at all times.

PMP

Performance Management Portal: District repository for data dashboards.

Q

Quick Ticket

Pre-populated, template based requests that can assist with submitting TSC Help Desk tickets quickly and efficiently.

R

RFIT

Request for Interpretation Translation

RTI

Response to Intervention

S

SBP

School Business Partnerships: mutually beneficial, long-term relationships that provide value to both the campus and the company.

SPED

Special Education Students

T

TAC

Teacher Access Center

TMAX

the Telephone Movement and Transfer Request System used primarily by the Campus Secretary.

TRIP

Stands for Travel Reimbursement Input and Planning. It is an application used by employees planning overnight travel on behalf of the District.

TSC

Technology Support Center

W

WADA

Wealth per average daily attendance: See TEA's Texas Public School Finance Overview for detail on calculation.