AVID

Advancement Via Individual Determination

AVID is a global nonprofit organization that operates with one guiding principle: hold students accountable to the highest standards; provide academic and social support; and they will rise to the challenge. AVID’s kindergarten through higher education system brings research-based curriculum and strategies to students each day that develop critical thinking, literacy, and math skills across all content areas.

With a focus on Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization, and Reading (WICOR), AVID strategies help prepare students for college and career success. AVID isn’t a program with a start and end date. Rather, it is a set of strategies that educators use each day, providing a foundation for activities, projects, and routines.

The foundation of college or career success begins in elementary school and continues in middle school. Click the following links to learn more about:

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District Directors

Terry Lowe
AVID District Director
Special Projects Coordinator
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Janna Perez
Elementary AVID District Director
Academic Projects Coordinator
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AVID Schools and Site Coordinators

Castle Dome Middle School
Kerry Morse
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Fourth Avenue Jr. High
Dovie Warthen
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Gila Vista Jr. High
Doug Norton
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Ron Watson Middle School
Sharron Mott
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Woodard Jr. High
Krista Urban
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Dorothy Hall Elementary
Leeanne Lagunas, Principal
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G.W. Carver Elementary
Matthew Buckley, Principal
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James B. Rolle Elementary
Elizabeth Angulo, Principal
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O.C. Johnson Elementary
Angela Logan, Principal
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Palmcroft Elementary
Jennette Arviso, Principal
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Pecan Grove Elementary
Nicole Wilhelmy, Principal
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Roosevelt Elementary
Sofia Ramirez, Principal
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