Acronym Dictionary for Pasco County Schools FL

Acronym Dictionary

This is a fairly complete guide to the acronyms you will hear or read in your daily work in Pasco County Schools FL.



Connect is an easy-to-use content management system with the ability to create dynamic, information-packed websites.  All teachers in Pasco County Schools have a Connect account.

Employee Self Service

Employee Self Service

Provides the employee with personal information, detailed information about certifications, pay/tax,  leave usage and time off.  There is also a paycheck simulator and option to change your W4.

FCAT Explorer

Florida Students

Florida Students is a new site that contains Tutorials and Resources for Florida Standards in language arts, mathematics, science, and civics.

FL Online Testing

The Florida EOC Assessments are part of Florida’s Next Generation Strategic Plan for the purpose of increasing student achievement and improving college and career readiness.

FL Single Sign On

FL Single Sign On

Florida Department of Education’s Single Sign-On (FLDOE SSO) Portal. Resources included in the Portal serve students, teachers, leadership, and other stakeholders within Florida’s educational community.

Google Apps Pasco County Schools FL Domain

Google Apps

Google Apps offer fast and easy collaboration, real-time editing, powerful sharing controls, and seamless compatibility.  All Pasco County employees have an account as well as students who have a signed permission slip on file at school.

MIND 2.0

MIND 2.0

The MIND 2.0 provides 24/7/365 access to our online catalog, ebooks, and digital databases that support reading and research.



Pasco County Schools FL business online database.  MUNIS modules: Human Resources, Position Control, Employee Benefits, Payroll and Financial.


Pasco County Schools will be utilizing myPascoConnect as a Single Sign On (SSO) solution which will provide a way for all district students and employees to login one time and access all of their apps through their individualized Launchpad. 


myPGS is our new Professional Growth System that replaced both Avatar and iObservation.   


Its primary function is to make available to schools and departments meaningful information about student and school performance through various reporting tools.       

Canvas Online Learning Platform


Canvas is our Learning Management System for blended learning, professional development resources, and virtual school.



eSembler is the Pasco County Schools online gradebook and attendance site.  Currently eSembler is used by elementary for attendance only, and by secondary for grades and attendance.


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Office 365

Pasco County’s email client.  Office Web Apps, are easy-to-use versions of Word®, Excel®, PowerPoint® and OneNote® where you can create, edit and share files while collaborating online with students or colleagues.



School visitor management system that covers all aspects of visitor management from instantly screening every visitor to managing student tardies and volunteers.

Social Media

These guidelines have been provided to support the District School Board of Pasco County’s use of Social Media.

Textbook Online Resources for Pasco County FL

Digital Resources

Take your books and notes with you anywhere you go.  All our online textbooks offer excellent functionality, which makes them invaluable resources for teaching and learning.