Emerson Jr. High School

AVID Program

ABOUT EMERSON'S AVID PROGRAM

What is AVID?

AVID is a program that prepares students for potential careers and four-year college eligibility. At Emerson, AVID includes:

  • Helping students become more successful in school
  • Collaborating with and supporting other students
  • Learning about and discussing current events and important teen issues
  • Discovering different college and career options
  • Participating in UCD student led tutorials
  • Improving writing and reading skills
  • Learning to study and take notes and stay organized
  • Participating in school service projects
  • Other activities to help you make your education more meaningful

How will AVID help me?

AVID has a positive impact on students’ academic performance in school. AVID student goals include:

  • Academic success in high school preparatory classes
  • Successful completion of college eligibility requirements

Developing a growth mindset to make every day better than the day before

Who is in AVID?

AVID students come in all types - but they all have these things in common:

  • Average to high SBAC test scores
  • A 2.0 - 3.5 GPA
  • Need support to reach their college potential
  • Desire and determination to be their best self
  • Want help in organization, test taking, time management, or study skills

How do I take the AVID elective?

AVID is a year long elective class. To get into either the AVID 8 or AVID 9 elective, please start with completing this application: bit.ly/EmersonAVID18. Also, you can contact Mrs. Wolfe (jwolfe@djusd.net) or your counselor with questions.

Click on the slide show to see Emerson AVID in action!

EMERSON'S AVID SITE TEAM

Emerson's AVID Site Team consists of:

  • Scott Thomsen, Principal
  • John Campbell, Vice Principal
  • Camica Edwards, Counselor
  • Jennifer Wolfe, Elective teacher/coordinator
  • Helen Spangler, Content teacher
  • Jason Teves, Content teacher
  • Eric Jacobson, Content teacher
  • Kathy Koblik, Content teacher
  • Josephine Eberle, Content teacher
  • Sarah Barnes, Content teacher
  • Chelsey Wager-Smith, Content teacher
  • Sharon Davies, Content teacher
  • Lesli McCutcheon, Librarian

WHAT DOES OUR SITE TEAM DO?


AVID Site Team Months at a Glance.docx
AVID Site Team Meeting January 2018

EMERSON'S SITE TEAM MEETING CALENDAR AND MEETING NOTES


EMERSON'S AVID COORDINATOR

contact Jennifer Wolfe - jwolfe@djusd.net

530-757-5430

Conference time: period 5



EMERSON'S SITE TEAM PLAN:

EJH AVID Site Plan 2017-18.docx
AVID CSS 2017.pdf

Emerson's AVID Data Certification