Students in Maryline Williams’ kindergarten class know they have a teacher who will help them succeed. The Henry David Thoreau Elementary School teacher is one of 16 Seattle Heroes in the Classroom to be recognized during the 2019 NFL season.
Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)
AVID is a structured college preparatory system that provides direct support for first-generation college-goers. AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.
Students who take an AVID elective learn:
- Writing skills
- Inquiry processes
- Collaboration techniques
- Organization tools
- Critical reading skills
Learn more about AVID in Lake Washington:
|Middle Schools||High Schools|
|Finn Hill Middle School||Eastlake High School|
|Kamiakin Middle School||Juanita High School|
|Redmond Middle School||Lake Washington High School|
|Rose Hill Middle School|