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Advancement Via Individual Determination

WHAT IS AVID?

AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) is a nonprofit that changes lives by helping schools shift to a more equitable, student-centered approach. Nationally, AVID trains 85,000 educators annually to close the opportunity gap, so they can prepare all students for college, careers, and life.

AVID Mission

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

What AVID provides

When schools and districts partner with AVID, they receive:

  • Professional Learning

  • A suite of instructional resources

  • Ongoing support to ensure a lasting impact

SIGN UP FOR THE AVID Elective!

If your student is motivated to go to a 4-year University after graduation, GEAR UP highly encourages you to enroll your student in the AVID Elective. Contact your school's AVID Administrator who will provide you with the steps to enroll!

Hazen High School: Tyrell Hardtke
Lindbergh High School: Becky Lamb
Renton High School: Susannah Woehr

AVID Framework

College and career readiness focuses on instruction, systems, leadership and culture