AVID Path to Schoolwide and AVID ElevateXP are professional learning trainings that can be delivered in four 3-hour modules or two 6-hour modules any time throughout the year. New Site Teams are introduced to AVID's philosophy and instructional practices and more experienced sites are able to choose from a variety of higher-level AVID Communities of Practice that help deepen and refine their understanding of AVID methodologies and strategies to successfully implement AVID in their schools. The four module professional learning experience for districts and schools provides content-specific training, and attendees can earn 1.5 units of graduate level extension credit (in semester hours) for attending and completing all aspects of the training that includes pre-work, active participation in the course and completion of all assignments. Participants can apply for university credit up to six weeks after completion of the last module.
Number of Units: 1.5 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours
Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for AVID Path to Schoolwide and AVID ElevateXP participants that may include new site teams who are implementing AVID for the first time, AVID elective teachers, AVID Excel teachers, secondary content area teachers (grades 6-12), elementary teachers (grades PreK-6), site level leaders, district level leaders, instructional coaches, counselors, and postsecondary educators.
Format: AVID Path to Schoolwide is held in-person at various locations; and ElevateXP is the virtual/online option
PLEASE NOTE: The deadline for registering for university credit is up to six weeks after completion of the last module. Late enrollments will not be accepted after this period, no exceptions.
If you plan to take this course multiple times this year, please enroll in EDC-X718UA first and then EDC-X718UB for your second and so on.
Course Format/Location: In-Person Locations vary for Path to Schoolwide participants; and Online for ElevateXP participants
Course Dates and Times: Dates and times vary. This section is for attending your first Path to Schoolwide or ElevateXP training anytime between July 1 and December 31, 2022. If you attended dates prior to July 1, 2022 enrollment has already closed for last year's trainings and you can no longer seek credit. If you plan to attend dates between January 1 and June 30, 2023, please enroll in Section 003.
Required for Enrollment: Have your AVID Registration # and your training dates (and location, if applicable) available when checking out.
Refund Policy: All Credit Validation enrollments are refundable, less a $25 fee, if requested within 30 days of enrollment date. There will be no refunds for Credit Validation after the allotted 30 days.
Enrollment Open Through: Participants can apply for university credit up to six weeks after completion of the last module.
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