Welcome to AVID Parent/Student Night! Who are the AVID 9 Teachers? Matt Bean: firstname.lastname@example.org 951-894-5750 Ext: 6608 (Coordinator) Denise Peterson: email@example.com 951-894-5750 Ext:6605 VMHS AVID Expectations Individual Determination (AVID is a choice not a requirement) – “It’s not just a program, It’s an Attitude!” Adopt the AVID Methodologies- Must be willing to change some of your personal habits. Do things the program way! Maintain a Competitive Grade Point Average (Tutoring/ Probation/ Dismissal)- Effort Wins! Complete a Rigorous Course of Study (Advanced English/ Algebra + minimum 1 Advanced Placement/ Dual Enrollment Course before graduation) Actively Participate on Campus (sports, clubs, band, leadership etc.) AVID Protocol All schedule changes go through AVID teacher/ coordinator + AVID counselor. Communicate with us about everything! Priority of schedule changes are based on “Core Teachers” who support the needs of AVID students. -- Some schedules changed last week due to math placement and balancing/ Master Schedule is very impacted! Allow your student to handle his/her issues (They must communicate with teachers) Rigor- Advanced English / Take at least one Advanced Placement (AP) course during high school. The Program dictates the student’s schedule – not the student or the parent! We are experienced in knowing what prepares a student for college acceptance and success! Hold your student accountable! AVID Classroom Activities Note taking / Organization / Time Management 4 Year Plans/ College & Career Planning Researching and applying to colleges Tutorial help with peer and college tutors Teaches students to work collaboratively to be successful in the most rigorous courses Applying for financial aid and scholarships Visiting College Campuses Standardized test preparation Parent Information Sessions (Financial Aid Nights, College 101, Grade Level Expectations) What are the AVID Methodologies all students will be expected to follow? Cornell Notes: stimulates critical thinking skills and fosters test preparation. AVID GENERAL STUFF/Cornell Note Sample.pdf Daily Note Check: First 30 minutes of class (one page front and back including summary). AVID GENERAL STUFF/AVID Note Verification Form 10th.doc Notebook Checks: Done every three weeks, monitors note taking organization and time management AVID GENERAL STUFF/Notebook Check.doc Grade Checks: Monitored every three weeks AVID GENERAL STUFF/AVID Grade Check (2).doc All students and parents are encouraged to use an ABI Account to monitor student progress. Informational letter will be sent in the next few weeks. AVID Methodologies Tutorials: Fosters critical thinking skills and analysis, focuses on core subjects, done at least once per week. AVID GENERAL STUFF\Tutorial Form 2013.doc Tutoring: Peer tutoring, college tutoring, grade improvement AVID GENERAL STUFF\Tutoring Program 2007.doc Tutoring Program • • Always contact the specific teacher first! Communicate with your AVID teacher! AVID Lunch Tutoring 1st Lunch – Monday & Wednesday (EE25) Tuesday & Thursday (EE22) 2nd Lunch – Monday - Thursday (EE28) Late Start Tutoring 7:15-8:15 (EE28) Wednesday Morning Tutoring 6:45-7:15 (EE28) *** Subject specific tutoring may be coordinated through your AVID Teacher and Core Teacher What classes will my student be taking? A-G requirements: History/Social Science-2 years required English-4 years required Mathematics-3 required, 4 recommended Lab Science-2 required, 3 recommended Foreign Language-2 required, 3 recommended Visual and Performing Arts- 1 year required College Prep electives-1 year required AVID’s Impact on College National College Going Rate to complete 4-year college entrance requirements: National (Non-AVID): 36% National (AVID): 89% VMHS (AVID): 98% Local & National College Representation from VMHS AVID California State Universities Universities of California University of Arizona / Arizona State University / University of Northern AZ Washington State University Embry Riddle Aeronautical University University of Colorado University of West Virginia USC Yale University United States Air Force Academy University of Redlands Cal. Baptist University Concordia University Azusa Pacific University University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill College Admission Profile Cal State’s Eligibility Index: GPA (10-12) x 800+ SAT CR+ SAT Math / ACT 2900 minimum to qualify; target score: 3500+ Reality SDSU GPA = 3.85 CR= 580 M=590 Index 4250 LB State Index 4050+ CSUF Index 3900+ CSUM Index 3400 (local area) College Admission Profile UC Eligibility: SAT CR, Math, Writing / ACT w/ writing 3.0 (academic GPA ) minimum to apply Other factors: -extracurricular activities/involvement/essays/ rigor of academic schedule Reality UC Berkeley GPA = 4.18 CR=665 M=696 W=674 ACT=29 UCR GPA = 3.58 CR= 536 M= 576 W= 576 ACT= 24 AVID Funding Current Budget- $11,000 District to cover tutors and all expenses Goal to Fundraise = $19,000 Average Yearly Expenses: $12,000 College Tutors $ 5,000 Field Trips ($1,200 for 50 students for one day trip) $3,000 (Contribution to Jr. Field trip to NorCal) $3,000 Consulting/ Supplies/ Staff Develop. AVID Funding Donate / Fundraise $50 per student ( Equals $5 per month) Donate - Pay Cash to Bookkeeper or Online with Credit Card at the Trading Post Online (By October 15, 2013) Tax Deduction OR Find Corporate Sponsorship $$$ - ???? (Tax Write Off) Fundraise ????? Sell the equivalent to $50 profit (Average return about 25% means you sell about $200 worth of product $50 X 380 students = $19,000 QUESTIONS?