McNary bonds at AVID Summer Institute

By DEREK WILEY Of the Keizertimes McNary principal Erik Jespersen, athletic director Scott Gragg and 17 teachers spent July 25-27 at the AVID Summer Institute in Denver preparing for the 2017-18 school year. “It was just a great opportunity for more of our staff members to understand AVID strategies and be able to apply them for their instructional practices for next year,” Jespersen said. McNary has attended the summer institute for three years in a row. Sixty-six staff members have been trained in AVID with the goal of ultimately getting to 100 percent. “In addition to teachers that actually...

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