TownTalk News received the following Press Release from Dr. Stephanie Howard, Plains ISD Superintendent.

One of our new employees, Robin Welch, was selected by AVID to work as an AVID On-Call Employee. The AVID On-Call Employee (AOCE) works as a staff developer directly for AVID. This position’s duties are to attend the AOCE training and conduct the AVID Elective Teacher (AET) workshops throughout the school year. The AVID On-Call Employee training takes place in Dallas on August 9th & 10th. We are extremely fortunate to have hired Mrs. Welch. Her knowledge and experience with the AVID program will help strengthen our current AVID program. We congratulate Mrs. Welch on being selected, and we look forward to what she will bring to our AVID program.