AVID LogoWhat is AVID?

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID) is a college readiness system designed to increase the number of students who enroll in and persist in four-year colleges. AVID is designed to specifically help students in the academic middle, and match the criteria of the typical AVID student

The Green Bay Public Schools offers AVID for students in grades 7-12 at Edison, Washington and Lombardi Middle Schools and East, Preble and West High Schools. AVID has also launched in the elementary school level with Jefferson Elementary.  

What does AVID Secondary Offer?

  • An elective class that uses an established curriculum made up of rigorous standards, WICOR (writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, and reading) strategies, Cornell note-taking, study skills, tutorials led by trained college tutors, and Socratic Seminars.
  • A structured, college preparatory system working directly with schools and districts.
  • A direct support structure for first-generation college students, grades 7-12.
  • A school-wide approach to curriculum and rigor adopted by nearly 4,000 schools in 45 states and 15 countries.
  • A professional development program providing training around the world.

Department Staff

Reva Shaw
AVID District Director (Secondary)
Office: (920) 272-7611
District Office Building

Paulette Zastrow

AVID Tutor Coordinator
Office: (920) 492-2600 ex 43914
West High School


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