AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.

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News Room

AVID News Press Releases contain the latest news directly from AVID Center and are available for viewing and downloading. Dallas Host to 5,000 Educators at AVID Summer Institute.


This is where we celebrate the world of AVID – the places, the people, and the passion – from AVID’s birthplace in San Diego, CA to Melbourne, FL to Germany to Japan, and just about everywhere in between. Here we will honor your success. We will share, learn, and feel connected to this great, extended family that is AVID.

In the News

Our official source for featured national and international news on the AVID program is available here. We will keep you up-to-date on our impact across the globe as people share about AVID in their local communities.


Explore AVID Center’s publications: Access, an educational journal, and Year in Review, AVID’s annual status report. Both publications allow AVID Center to showcase outstanding practitioners and AVID programs around the world in addition to focusing on the latest educational trends and issues.

Adventures in College & Career Readiness encompasses current efforts in preparing all students for success in our global society. We blog on topics such as best practices, keys to success, college tours, and interviews with some of the brightest success stories.

View some of the moving, heartfelt, and inspiring stories from AVID students and teachers from around the globe. In addition, we’ll be showcasing some of our AVID schools’ videos. 


AVID College Ready Radio covers great stories and current efforts in preparing students for college success. The show provides interviews with thought leaders in education, as well as experts in the field of college and career readiness, and inspiring stories of AVID students and educators from around the world.