Proactive Advising to Retain First-Year and Transfer Students
Venue: Online Webcast
|Event Date/Time: Aug 02, 2012||End Date/Time: Aug 02, 2012|
|Early Registration Date: Jul 26, 2012|
While this advising model is particularly effective with first-year and transfer students, the model can be applied to advising any on-campus or online student population. This model increases the probability for academic success for all students, but especially for first-year and transfer students who are considered at risk, including first-generation and minority students, students with financial difficulties, and students taking remedial classes.
DEFINING â€œPROACTIVE ADVISINGâ€
The proactive advising model assists advisors in building relationships with students by anticipating their needs and connecting them to appropriate resources and support from the beginning of their academic careers.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
This program is ideal for individuals who are want to learn about and/or better utilize proactive advising in their programs. Administrators and front-line staff in academic advising roles that serve first-year and transfer student populations will leave the conference with the knowledge to use proactive advising to better serve first-year and transfer student populations. Specific positions that will benefit include:
* Academic counselors, advisors, and coaches
* Coordinators of first-year and transfer student success programs
* Directors of student success and academic services or support programs
* Retention coordinators and specialists
* Academic peer mentor trainers
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