AACC              American Association of Community Colleges
ACCJC             Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges
AMATYC        American Mathematical Association of Two-Year Colleges
AMS                American Mathematical Society
AP                   Advanced Placement
ASA                 American Statistical Association
ATD                Achieving the Dream
CAT                Classroom Assessment Techniques
CBMS              Conference Board of the Mathematical Sciences
CCCSE            The Center for Community College Student Engagement
CCRC              Community College Research Center
CCSS               Common Core State Standards
CCSSM            Common Core State Standards for Mathematics
COMAP          Consortium for Mathematics and Its Applications
GAIMME        Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Mathematical Modeling Education
GAISE            Guidelines for Assessment and Instruction in Statistics Education
GTO               Guaranteed Transfer Option
HLC                The Higher Learning Commission
IMPACT         Improving Mathematical Prowess And College Teaching
LAT                 Learning Assessment Techniques
LMS                 Learning Management System
M^3 Challenge Moody's Mega Math Challenge
MAA               Mathematical Association of America
MSCHE           Middle States Commission on Higher Education
NADE             National Association of Developmental Education
NCCBP           National Community College Benchmark Project
NCES              National Center for Education Statistics
NCTM             National Council of Teachers of Mathematics
NEASC           New England Association of Schools and Colleges

NGA Center    National Governors Association Center for Best Practices

  & CCSSO         & Council of Chief State School Officers
NRC                National Research Council
NSC                 National Student Clearinghouse
NSCRC            National Student Clearinghouse Research Center
NSF                 National Science Foundation
NWCCU          Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities
OER                Open Educational Resources
PROWESS      PRoficiency, OWnership, Engagement, Student Success
PTK                Phi Theta Kappa
SACSCOC       Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
SIAM               Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics
SMP                 Standards for Mathematical Practice
STEM              Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
TPSE Math      Transforming Post-Secondary Education in Mathematics
UDL                Universal Design for Learning
USDE              United States Department of Education