Avengers Academy

Created after the fall of Norman Osborn, the Avengers Academy was an effort to pro-actively train the next generation of superhumans, not as soldiers like the Initiative did, but as heroes. A secondary goal was to specifically watch over the freshmen class, young superhumans who had been tortured or manipulated by Osborn during his Reign, making them high risk for becoming super-villains.

Academy staff has included non-X-Men related members such as Giant-Man, Hawkeye, Jocasta, Tigra, and Speedball. The inaugural class of Veil, Finesse, Mettle, Hazmat, Stryker and Reptil has since been joined by Lightspeed, White Tiger V, and part-time students Spider-Girl, Thunderstrike II, Power Man III, Turbo, Ricochet, Hollow, Lyra, Wiz Kid, Machine Teen, Juston and Unit, Batwing, Butterball, and more.