AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society. AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination.

    Paul D. Arrington - AVID IV at TJC Site (Email)

    Nicholas Colle* - AVID II at Main Site (4th & 5th Periods) (Email)

    Pam Creel* - AVID III at TJC Site (Email)

    Mark Ledyard - AVID II at Main Site (1st & 7th Periods) (Email)

    Jennifer Rader - AVID I a Main Site (1st, 2nd, 4th, 5th, 6th, & 8th Periods) (Email)
    * - Co-Coordinator


    AVID Secondary starts with an elective class, where students learn organizational and study skills, work on critical thinking and asking probing questions, get academic help from peers and college tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities that make college seem attainable.


    Visit the AVID Links page (to the left) for more information about the AVID College Readiness System in Tyler ISD and at ECHS.