The School Counselors Community of Practice is designed to engage all school counselors using a variety of digital tools to differentiate learning for those who are both new and experienced with AVID. This community emphasizes developing knowledge, skills, and understanding of the AVID College and Career Readiness Framework. Participants will experience AVID strategies as they learn the school counselor’s role in supporting the AVID Elective classroom and college-going culture schoolwide. Participants will acquire the tools necessary to be active members of the college and career readiness team on their campus. Using different AVID methodologies, this Community of Practice will focus on identifying and sharing resources that support student success. All strategies, digital activities, and digital tools experienced can be leveraged in face-to-face, blended, or virtual learning environments.
This Community of Practice requires all participants to have their own device or laptop that can connect to the internet. Participants must bring an acceptable device, power cord, and earbuds/headphones with them to the session. If a district-issued device is being used, be sure to log in to the device on the district network before attending. Device software and preferred web browsers (Chrome or Firefox) need to be up to date.
This learning experience is for new, contracted AVID member sites for the upcoming school year and new school counselors at existing sites.
Three-day summer virtual professional learning event featuring real-time interaction with facilitators and peers nationwide in both a Community of Practice and a session illustrating ways to extend learning throughout the school year, engage in productive planning, and ignite inspiration campuswide. Plus, time is provided before or after virtual learning for individuals to further reflect or for sites and districts to host their own activities.
Four 3-hour professional learning modules through a virtual platform using videoconferencing provide a high-paced, interactive, dynamic learning experience while modeling engaging and rigorous instruction. There will also be opportunities to engage in One-to-One Collaborative Coaching.