Clark AVID Teachers--Lisa Smalls and Kimberly Cook
AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is an internationally recognized program designed to promote student achievement.
AVID selects students who are willing to challenge themselves with rigorous courses in order to prepare themselves for attending a four year university. To ensure success in these rigorous courses, the AVID program provides tutoring twice a week during class. The other three days, AVID students can be found learning how to do the following: successfully organize schoolwork, remember SAT Vocabulary, complete a Timed Writing, discover ways to earn volunteer hours, research universities, apply for scholarships, complete college applications, and research future careers.
Students make a four-year commitment to the AVID program by taking the AVID elective during the regular school day. Our goal is to have each student, by the end of the four years, accepted into a four-year university .
Interested in becoming an AVID student?
Any student interested in becoming part of the Clark AVID program may contact Lisa Smalls (AVID Coordinator) at Lisa.Smalls@nisd.net. Students are selected to be in the Clark AVID program based on their student application, student interview, and teacher recommendations.
Interested in becoming an AVID college tutor?
Any college student interested in becoming a Clark AVID tutor may go to the section labeled, "AVID Tutors," and submit an application. Once completed, all applicants should email Lisa Smalls at email@example.com to notify them that their paperwork has been turned in.
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