Advisory Programs Help Improve Academic Performance and Postsecondary Planning

Feb 1, 2012

The benefits of implementing school-wide advisory programs are well documented.  Advisory programs can play a critical role in a school’s overall academic and student support services plan.  Advisories are a primary way to create a more personalized learning environment where all students are well known by at least one adult.  Moreover, advisory provides a structure and a set of practices for monitoring and supporting students’ academic progress and college and career readiness throughout their time in high school.  To learn more, see our high school advisory page and our middle school advisory page.

Watch the short video below to see what educators and their students say about why advisory is so important.


To hear what students and educators in Austin, TX have to say about advisory in their schools, click here.