What is AVID?
Advancement Via Individual Determination is a college readiness system of support for students to increase awareness of, and access to, college and career success. AVID uses research based strategies and curriculum to develop students' critical thinking, literacy, and math skills. The goal is to develop effective strategy implementation among educators and students schoolwide through the use of WICOR activities- Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading.
The AVID Mission:
AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
AVID is an elementary through postsecondary college success that provides meaningful and motivating professional development; and is a catalyst for systemic reform and change.
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