1st AVID Graduating Class of 2012 Demonstration site The Mission of AVID AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. Definition of a demonstration school An AVID Demonstration School exhibits a college-going culture that is evident throughout the campus through rigor and high expectations for all students. A demonstration site models the 11 Essentials at a high level and with great fidelity to the AVID Program. The core AVID Program is exemplary with excellent tutorials and quality implementation of the AVID curriculum. There is evidence of the AVID impact schoolwide, particularly with the infusion of AVID methodologies in the content areas that goes beyond binders and Cornell notes. What it means to be a demosite? Characteristics School Pride Tutorials WICOR College going culture Focus on students and parents Strong site team Impact on entire community AVID Elective AVID Implementation 2007-08: 18 Students 7 site team members 1 college tutor 2012-13: 165 students 18 site team members 4 college tutors 5 peer tutors (still recruiting) Goals 10% of the student body in AVID 25% of staff trained in AVID through Path or Summer Institute WICOR schoolwide College readiness culture Alejandra Fematt, El Dorado Graduate, Class of 2011 Mayra Bayona, El Dorado Graduate, Class of 2012 BECOME AN AVID BELIEVER!!!