AVID (Advancing Via Individual Determination)

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What do we do in the AVID elective class?

  • WICOR:
    • Writing,
    • Inquiry,
    • Collaboration
    • Organization
    • And Reading. 
      • Necessary to be successful in pre-AP and AP classes, and eventually in college. 
    • Collaborative Inquiry
      • Twice a week in the AVID class with professional adult tutors and their peers
      • Discuss through questioning the topics they are learning in their other classes
    • AVID binder system
    • A school agenda
    • Cornell Note System
    •  College and career research activities,
    •  Field trips
    •  and guest speakers
  • CHALLENGE STUDENTS ABOUT WHO THEY ARE: One of the most important parts of AVID is helping students learn about themselves and make proper choices in life.  Many of the AVID class activities, although academic in nature, often force students to reflect on who they are and who they want to become.  Pointing students towards their own path to success is always our goal. 

AVID Administration and Counselors 

Carmen Lofton Johnson | AVID Administrator | clloftonjohn@fcps.edu

Lynette Henry | Middle School AVID Counselor | lmhenry@fcps.edu

Enrique Fernandez | High School AVID Counselor | @email

AVID Electives Teachers