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AVID kids

Advancement Via Individual Determination


AVID’s mission is to close the achievement gap by preparing all students for college readiness and success in a global society.  AVID is designed to increase school-wide learning and performance.  At Truman MS, the goal of AVID is to ensure that all students find their confidence and have academic success while on their journey of building their skills for college and career readiness:

* will succeed in rigorous curriculum,
* will enter mainstream activities of the school,
* will increase their enrollment in four-year colleges, and
* will become educated and responsible participants and leaders in a democratic society.


AVID Coordinator
  Alicia Gunderson ex: 58188 AVID Coordinator
AVID Site Team
  Natali Barreto Baca ex: 58130 Science
  Ronda Lee Bustos ex: 58180 Social Studies
  Jakob Carrica ex: 58177 Math
  Michelle Fontanez ex: 58209 SpEd ELA
  Waylon Goesling (505) 836-3030 ex: 58108 Principal
  Alicia Gunderson ex: 58188 AVID Coordinator
  Cipriana Gurule ex: 58159 Art
  Danielle Gutierrez ex: 85188 AVID
  Gini Johnson ex: 58115 Last Name M-Z
  Margaret Keen ex: 58207 Gifted Math
  Brianna Kowalski ex: 58127 Student Success Advocate
  Jennifer Morton ex: 58131 Science
  Ruth Ramirez Gurrola ex: 58154 Spanish LA
  Melissa Sanchez ex: 58183 Physical Education
  Sarah Simpkins (505) 836-3030 ex: 58107 Assistant Principal - Curriculum
  Jesse Winter ex: 58151 ELA