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What is AVID?

  • AVID teaches skills and behaviors for academic success.
  • AVID provides intensive support with tutorials and strong student/teacher relationships.
  • AVID creates a positive peer group for students.
  • AVID develops a sense of hope for personal achievement gained through hard work and determination.

AVID Elective Teacher and Coordinator


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As the AVID Elective teacher, Mr. Cochran is responsible for implementing the AVID College Preparatory program with fidelity, for serving our students and families in their journeys toward college and career, and for providing professional development to Walden staff members. As the AVID Coordinator, Mr. Cochran gathers and analyzes data, leads the AVID Site Team, leads recruitment and admission into Walden’s AVID program, and reports to the district AVID Coordinator. 


Mr. Cochran
AVID Teacher