The Willmar Area Learning Center is proud to be an AVID( Advancement Via Individual Determination) School.
What is AVID?
AVID is a program that helps students not only succeed in high school but puts them on the right track to college. AVID students learn organizational and study skills, Develop critical thinking skills, learn how to ask probing questions, get academic help from peers and tutors, and participate in enrichment and motivational activities that make college seem attainable.
The mission of AVID is to close the achievement gap by preparing ALL students for college readiness and success in a global society. Educators learn how to implement an instructional framework that is grounded in high expectations of teaching and learning. Students learn skills that focus on writing, reading, collaboration, organization and inquiry across all grade levels and disciplines.