AVID's mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.  

AVID at the secondary level is: 
An elective class that uses an established curriculum made up of rigorous standards, WICOR (writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading) strategies, Cornell note-taking, study skills, tutorials led by trained college tutors, and Socratic Seminars.
A structured, college preparatory system working directly with schools and districts.
A direct support structure for first-generation college students, grades 7-12.
A school-wide approach to curriculum and rigor adopted by nearly 4,000 schools in 45 states and 15 countries.
A professional development program providing training around the world.

The AVID class meets daily and uses an established curriculum. It includes:
Rigorous standards,
WICOR (Writing, Inquiry, Collaboration, Organization and Reading) strategies,
Cornell note-taking,
Study skills,
Tutorials led by trained college tutors on Tuesdays and Thursdays,
Socratic Seminars, and
The creation of a network of support made up of parents, teachers, and AVID classmates all focused on the goal of preparing students for college.

For more information about AVID within Green Bay Area Public Schools, click here.

Edison AVID Staff
Daniel Slowey - Site Director
Carmen Lax - Site Coordinator/7th grade AVID Elective Teacher
Jason Keller  - 8th grade AVID Elective Teacher
Elizabeth Mosupye - 8th grade AVID Elective Teacher 

Student Resources
Cornell Note Paper
Tutorial Form

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