AVID Elective Teachers

Bowker, Jacob
Huart, Joanel
Torres-Zeller, Eileen


AVID at Avalon School

AVID prepares students in the academic middle for four-year college eligibility. Avalon Schools offers AVID in grades 8-12th. Nationally, AVID, Advancement Via Individual Determination has a proven track record in bringing out the best in students.


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


 AVID Elective Teachers  are:

  • Ms Frannie Finley, AVID 8
  • Mr. Jacob Bowker, AVID 10
  • Ms Joanel Huart, AVID 9, AVID 11, AVID Senior Seminar and AVID Site Coordinator

AVID Site Team Members are:

Ms Angelica Gonzalez, Principal

Ms Eileen Torrez-Zeller, MS English Core Teacher

Ms Anita Abutin Rockwell, LB Scholars Elective Teacher, Gr. 6/7

Mr. Dithmar Rualo, History Core Teacher

Parent Liaisons: Julie Glass, Shelley Hobbs, Michelle Phelps, Letti Romero


AVID Parents:

  • support your student in maintaining good study habits,  
  • participate in AVID events, fundraisers, parent-to-parent socials,
  • take an active role on AVID Site Team meetings and 
  •  maintain regular contact with your child's AVID elective teacher.


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  • Parents: Annual Jambalaya Fundraiser @Fall Festival is Oct. 16! Help w/Food Prep or Work a Shift! Monies for AVID Senior Scholarship.
  • Thanks to all parents and friends for your support with the AVID program!

School Calendar with AVID Dates