Elton Gregory Middle School hosts AVID showcase

On Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019, Elton Gregory Middle School (EGMS) hosted an AVID showcase for educators from Bend – La Pine Schools, Jefferson County Schools and Redmond School District.

Advancement Via Individual Determination, shortened to AVID, is an international college and career readiness program that helps develop skills, habits and mindsets in preparation for higher education and the workforce. Ridgeview High School and Elton Gregory Middle School began AVID implementation in 2015, while Redmond High and Obsidian Middle School began the program at the start of the 2018-19 school year.

Showcase guests made classroom visits to watch AVID in action, which included student-led tutorials, socratic method discussions and a student panel where EGMS students explained how AVID has positively impacted their education and preparation for the future.