Page ContentAVID tutors work in the AVID elective class directly under the supervision of an AVID-trained teacher. Tutors facilitate collaborative groups of middle or high school students to enhance students' use of higher-order thinking skills to solve problems. This method guides student to do their own problem-solving with tutor's encouragement. AVID tutors do not do the work for students. Expectations of the AVID tutor: Work conscientiously and dependably; Complete 16 hours of AVID tutoring methodology; Adhere to an established weekly schedule for tutoring; Ensure you have reliable transportation; Maintain a professional demeanor with student groups. Tutors perform the following tasks: Model examples of personal excellence, a passion for the college experience; Facilitate tutorials in small subject area groups; Review student learning logs, Cornell notes, class discussion points, and AVID binders; Assist students with various phases of the writing process; Guide student response groups to respond to individual student questions; Become familiar with the AVID library and resources; Communicate frequently and openly with the AVID teacher regarding student progress and areas of concern; Maintain accurate timesheets Tutor Training: Tutors needing to complete the required 16 hours of training are encouraged to complete a combination of face-to-face and online modules offered by the AVID District office and trained site coordinators. Tutors must be granted a district sign-on to complete the course.