o Advisees will be known and feel known consistently by one adult.
o Advisors will get to know advisees well as learners and as people.
o Advisees will feel a sense of belonging to a peer group.
v Academic advising and coaching
o Advisees will have easy and regular access to academic advising from an advisor who actively monitors their progress.
o Advisees will engage regularly in goal-setting and self assessment.
o Advisees will develop study and organizational skills that will support academic success.
o Advisees will learn to advocate for themselves and deal effectively with adults.
o Advisors will help advisees see the connection between success in school and options for the future.
v Interpersonal and intrapersonal skills
o Advisees will learn to be more self-aware, self-managed, and self-directed.
o Advisees will develop cooperation and teamwork skills.
o Advisees will enhance their communication skills.
o Advisees will contribute in a positive way to the schools climate.
o Advisees will develop constructive peer relationships.
o Advisees will gain an appreciation of basic social skills and etiquette.
v Prepare students for college and career
o Advisees will explore career options.
o Advisees will explore the college experience.
o Advisees will learn and appreciate the importance of work ethic.
v Parent/Guardian Contact
o Advisors will be the primary and consistent contact for parents/guardians so that parents can access holistic information about, and be more supportive of, their child.
o The advisory program will strengthen parents’ and guardians’ awareness of, involvement in, and support of the school.
o Advisors will develop partnership with parents and guardians to encourage their child’s progress.