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Gaiser AVID program

Phone: 360-313-3400

Rigorous academic instruction
Motivational mentorship and college-going culture
Collaborative tutorial group support

What is AVID?

Using research‐based strategies and curriculum, Advancement Via Individual Determination, or AVID, develops students’ critical thinking, literacy and math skills so that they are prepared for college and success in a global society. Students can enroll in this elective class to achieve their academic and personal goals.

AVID students learn how to conduct research, take notes and work in groups. They are trained in proven WICOR strategies:

  • Writing
  • Inquiry
  • Collaboration
  • Organization
  • Reading

A unique aspect of AVID is the tutorial. Tutors work in AVID classes twice per week to help students progress in all academic areas.

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Our AVID program is districtwide.

AVID trains educators to use proven practices in order to prepare students, especially those traditionally underrepresented in higher education, for success in school, college and careers.
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