Kohala High Earns AVID School Wide - Site of Distinction Certification

Ka Hana No‘eau - (Thu) May 4, 2017


AVID stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination. Each year AVID schools around the globe are evaluated and expected to meet a set of 11 essentials related to the AVID program that focuses on closing achievement gaps and developing career and college ready students.  In addition to the 11 essentials, school wide matrices regarding process and impact are measured.

Kohala High has earned a back-to-back Site of Distinction Certificate! Congratulations to the

AVID elective teachers:

Kehau Hedlund, Brooke Kise, and Dan Leitner

The AVID site team is comprised of

Department chairs:

Beldon Kealoha, Colleen Pasco, Vahan Chertavian, Erik Wierschem, and Marcus Douglas

David Yee

Mrs. Snelling, Ms. Burns, and Mrs. Stafford

Site Coordinator:
Fern White

At Kohala High all classroom teachers utilize AVID best practices on a variety of levels. The effort is school wide. CONGRATULATIONS to all our students! Each year we see many students continue to have the desire to achieve at high levels.

Well done Kohala High!