Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)

  • AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, is a college readiness program designed to help students develop the skills they need to be successful in college. In AVID we focus on WICOR= writing, inquiry, collaboration, organization, reading.

    AVID Site Team Members: Pat Butler, Melissa Cupp, Robin Dietz, Drew Keiter, Tyler Rodden, and Rick Sabbath.

     

Mrs. Cupp - AVID Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Melissa Cupp

Bachelor of English, Washburn University

Bachelor of Arts, University of Kansas

Master of Reading/Reading Specialist, University of Kansas

English for Speakers of Other Languages Certificate, Kansas State University

Building Leadership Team Chair, Link Crew Facilitator, Credit Recovery Supervisor

AVID Instructor

Mr. Jacobs - AVID Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mike Jacobs

Bachelor of Arts in Finance, University of Iowa

Teaching Certification, Avila University

Assistant Varsity Coach - Baseball

AVID Instructor

Mrs. Ortman - AVID Coordinator / AVID Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Mardy Ortman

BA English - Fort Hays State University

MS Curriculum Leadership, Emporia State University

MA in English, Emporia State University

AVID Coordinator / AVID Instructor

Mr. Trumpp - AVID Instructor

Phone: 913-780-7180

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Matt Trumpp

BA Education/History, Baker University

Currently pursuing: Masters in Education, Baker University

Head Coach - Boys and Girls Soccer

AVID Instructor