The Burnsville Alternative High School staff is excited about our building wide AVID program. AVID is a very popular and successful college-preparatory program that is highly recommended by students, parents, and educators throughout the country.
WHAT IS AVID?
Advancement Via Individual Determination. AVID is a career and college readiness system (grades 6-12) that prepares all students for success in a global world by building academic and social skills such as speaking, interviewing, writing, organization, and reading.
WHAT AVID DOES?
Simple: AVID provides educators with proven, real-world strategies to accelerate the performance of underrepresented students so that those students and all students across the entire campus succeed in college, career and life.
AVID SCHOOL WIDE @ BAHS:
AVID impacts students school wide as academic strategies like writing to learn, inquiry, collaboration, organizational skills, and critical reading (WICOR) are taught in all classes by teachers who have been trained to us AVID strategies in their specific content areas.
For more information or to sign up, contact Mr. Bates (room 107) at 952-707-4046 or firstname.lastname@example.org.