2021 Recruitment Information

8 months ago

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Join us for an informational meeting Wednesday, February 24, from 6-7:00 PM.

Zoom Meeting Link

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Contact us for help:

AVID Coordinator - Mindy Ballantyne - Mballantyne@valverde.edu

AVID Counselor - Robin Ellison - Rellison@valverde.edu

What is AVID?

AVID is an academic program that focuses on writing as a tool of learning, the inquiry method, collaborative teamwork, and reading. AVID students are enrolled in a rigorous curriculum as well as an elective.

The AVID elective class provides:

  • academic instruction• tutorial support
  • motivational activities

AVID Objectives:

  • To provide academic instruction and other support to prepare students for success in high school and beyond.
  • To motivate and equip students to see themselves as successful college-bound students.
  • To develop leadership skills.
  • To learn and demonstrate habits of successful students.

Mission Statement:

“AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness success in global society.”