October 4, 2013

With the beginning of October comes the (hopeful) promise of cooler weather… or at least falling leaves. Welcome to your weekend! Haven’t we all had some very busy weeks? Try to relax a little this weekend. Don’t forget to sign-up for our Site Team Conference…it promises to be a unforgettable experience! Thank you for all you do for our students, they would be lost without your amazing efforts.

If you haven’t already done so, please check out the new and improved RIMS AVID website at www.rimsavid.org


*ISS due October 18th

Please use the ISS certification self-study/self-study document to work through the indicators with your team in the coming weeks. You will be able to enter your information at www.avid.org starting on October 7.

*Knotts Berry Farm Ticket Orders due October 23rd –tickets will be distributed at the Regional Coordinators’ Workshop unless other arrangements have been made.

*Regional Coordinators’ Workshop registration deadline is October 24th

*Site Team Conference Registration deadline is November 1st

*General Data due November 15th

Please find attached a blank middle school and blank high school general data form, which you may use to start compiling your AVID Center general data. The CBEDS deadline is early in the year; please contact the administrator in charge at your site to start compiling your data soon!

Upcoming Events:

Write Path Training for EL Math is on October 9th and November 6th at Ramona High School

NEATO #2 is on October 16th at Fontana High School

Counselors’ Tea is on October 18th at Santiago High School

Regional Coordinators’ Workshop is on October 29th or November 7th

(Please see attached information for the date and location you should register for.)

RIMS AVID District Liaison Meeting is on October 30th

Knotts’ Berry Farm Night is on Friday, November 15th

AVID Schoolwide as the Vehicle for Implementing the Common Core

Due to large enrollment numbers, we have decided to host the Middle Schools at Oaks Middle School in Ontario on November 19th. The High Schools will still attend at JW North HS in Riverside on November 20th. An email will be sent to those registered from the middle schools notifying them of the date and location change.

Please see the flyers attached for the following trainings:

Basic & Advanced Tutor Trainings

RIMS AVID Regional Coordinators’ Workshop – location/date information

Knotts Berry Farm order form

Site Team Conference 2013

Blank middle school and blank high school general data form


The Fall 2013 RIMS AVID SITE TEAM CONFERENCE is on December 3 & 4, 2013.

This is an awesome event for you and your site team. Please register as soon as possible.

Remember the website: rimsavid.org

Miceal Kelly
RIMS AVID Program Manager
San Bernardino County Superintendent of Schools
Temporary address and phone number effective March 25-November 30, 2013:
1020 East Cooley Drive
Colton, CA 92324-3924
Phone: 909 777-0804 / 777-0838
Fax: 909 777-0899
Cell: 760 963-6142
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