APPENDIX A

Acronym List

APEC

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation

BTSA

Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment

CBEST

California Basic Education Skills Test

CLAD

Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development

CSULB

California State University Long Beach

CTC

California Teacher Credentialing

DOD

Department of Defense

DRI

Defense Reinvestment Initiative

DRIAB

Defense Reinvestment Initiative Advisory Board

LA

Los Angeles

LAUSD

Los Angeles Unified School District

LHS

Lawrence Hall of Science

LLNL

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

MATCH

Military Alternative Teacher Certification and Hiring

NAS

National Academy of Sciences

NCTM

National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

NRC

National Research Council

NSF

National Science Foundation

NSTA

National Science Teachers Association

NTE

National Teachers Examination

PIC

Private Industry Council

S&E

Science and Engineering

SSAT

Single Subject Assessments for Teaching

TIMSS

Third International Mathematics and Science Study

UCI

University of California at Irvine

USI

Urban Systemic Initiative

UTP

Urban Teacher Preparation and Professional Development Project



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FINAL REPORT TO THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE On the DEFENSE REINVESTMENT INITIATIVE APPENDIX A Acronym List APEC Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation BTSA Beginning Teacher Support and Assessment CBEST California Basic Education Skills Test CLAD Cross-cultural, Language and Academic Development CSULB California State University Long Beach CTC California Teacher Credentialing DOD Department of Defense DRI Defense Reinvestment Initiative DRIAB Defense Reinvestment Initiative Advisory Board LA Los Angeles LAUSD Los Angeles Unified School District LHS Lawrence Hall of Science LLNL Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory MATCH Military Alternative Teacher Certification and Hiring NAS National Academy of Sciences NCTM National Council of Teachers of Mathematics NRC National Research Council NSF National Science Foundation NSTA National Science Teachers Association NTE National Teachers Examination PIC Private Industry Council S&E Science and Engineering SSAT Single Subject Assessments for Teaching TIMSS Third International Mathematics and Science Study UCI University of California at Irvine USI Urban Systemic Initiative UTP Urban Teacher Preparation and Professional Development Project