Faculty and Staff from John G. Shero Middle School and Nancy Taylor High School attending the AVID Summer Institute at Dallas June 16-18th. This conference was part of the $80,000 grant the district received this spring.
All attendees participated in intensive training lasting from 8-5 each day. The teaching techniques learned from the AVID program are designed to assist and encourage middle performing students to go outside their comfort zone in order to achieve more. AVID stands for AdVancement through Individual Determination.
Mr. Brian Messex - District Program Director/Site Coordinator/Grant Writer
Mrs. Hale - High School AVID Instructor
Mr. Giacomo - Middle School AVID Instructor
Dr. Butler - District Superintendent
Mr. Lay - Site Prinipal
Mr. Vanderburg - Site Principal
Mrs. Harkins - Site Counselor
Mrs. Marshall - Site Counselor
Ms. Smith - FACS and Student Success Instructor
Mr. Forwoodson - Core Curriculum (Science) Teacher