The University of Texas Pan-American
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October 05, 2015

Advancement Via Individual Determination (AVID)


AVID was a fourth- through twelfth-grade system to prepare students in the academic middle for four-year college eligibility. It had a proven track record in bringing out the best in students, and in closing the achievement gap.Dr. Karen Watt was the director of the department.


To close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.


For Further Information:
Please contact Dr. Karen Watt at

1201 W. University Drive Edinburg, TX 78539-2999
956/665-UTPA  1-866-441-UTPA
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