AVID Summer Institute/AVID DigitalXP 2022

2 Units
Anaheim, Dallas, Denver, Minneapolis, Orlando, San Antonio, San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle, Tampa
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for AVID Summer Institute and AVID DigitalXP Participants Only

AVID Summer Institute and AVID DigitalXP are annual professional learning trainings where 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 three-day professional learning experience for districts and schools provides content-specific training as well as time for Site Teams to collaborate, understand the power of educator agency, and develop a plan to take back to their schools. AVID Summer Institute and AVID DigitalXP attendees can earn two units of graduate level extension credits (in semester hours) for attending the training and completing all aspects of the training that include pre-work, active participation in the course, completion of all assignments, and active participation during Site Team time.

Course Details

Number of Units:  2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend:  This course provides continuing education for AVID Summer Institute and AVID DigitalXP participants, including 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 Summer Institutes are held in-person at various locations; and DigitalXP is the virtual/online option


  • Attend all sessions, in their entirety, on your own device during AVID Summer Institute and DigitalXP.
  • Be an active participant by engaging in the course activities. This includes responding in the public chat, polls, discussion boards, and other interactive activities; [DigitalXP only] turn your microphone on to speak (in both breakout rooms and in the main room); and engage in breakout room activities.
  • Complete all end-of-day feedback forms.

PLEASE NOTE:  The deadline for registering for university credit and to COMPLETE all CoP requirements has been extended through September 30, 2022.  Late enrollments will not be accepted after this date, no exceptions.

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What You Will Learn

  • Learn, experience, reflect and apply AVID methodologies and strategies to implement AVID in one's school or district
  • Collaborate with other Site-Team members to develop implementation plans for the upcoming school year


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Credit Validation

The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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Many receiving institutions may accept credits towards degree programs, giving you a head start in earning a graduate degree.