Teachers As Advisors & Instructors As Mentors
- Students Will Take the
Right Courses When
Written from the principal’s viewpoint, this guide describes how to schedule and plan a teacher adviser system. It outlines the responsibilities of the teacher adviser and how to ensure that students take the right courses to prepare them for the critical transitions from middle grades to high school and onward to postsecondary studies and careers.
- Career Development Program Manual, June 2005 - Georgia
Section III: Delivery System - TAP Delivery
Manual from the state of Georgia on implementing a Teacher Advisor Program (TAP). Includes overview, rationale, implementation strategies, forms, and knowledge advisors need, links to PowerPoint presentation, etc.
Website contains an implementation guide, lesson rubrics, lesson plans, powerpoints, etc. to help set up a Teachers as Advisors program.
- Sample Chapter
Sample chapter from Teachers as Advisors for Secondary and Postsecondary Students. This implementation guide is offered for sale by the Oklahoma Department of Career and Technology Education, CIMC. Inventory number: CS1015. For pricing, go to www.okcimc.com and click on online catalog or call 1-800-654-4502
- Information Sheet
Teachers as Advisors information sheet: This one page gives a brief overview of the Teachers as Advisors program.
- Teachers as Advisors PowerPoint:
Basic information about what a Teachers as Advisors program is and how to get one started.
The Power of Advisories
The Power of Advisories is a workshop guidebook helps for school staff on setting up a school-wide advisory program, developing ways to introduce an adult advocate into the life of every student, and ensuring that each student has an advisor to help guide student planning, learning, and assessment.
American Student Achievement Institute- Advisor/Advisee
Indiana Department of Education
This site provides a variety of PowerPoint presentations on such topics as Preparing for Change, Introduction, Logistics, and Curriculum Content; along with templates and planning guides.
Timeline for Implementation of a "Teachers as Advisers" Advisement Program
- Georgia TAP Advisory/Leadership Team Workshop PowerPoint
Find TAP Advisory/Leadership Team Workshop in the table and click on PowerPoint
Guidance and Advisement Programs are Proof That Schools Want Their Students to Succeed
Web site contains short articles best practices including an Enrollment Fair and how TAA improved academics and career planning at a local high school.
School Connectedness: Strategies for Increasing Protective Factors Among Youth identifies six evidence-based strategies that teachers, administrators,
school staff, and parents can implement to increase the extent to which
students feel connected to school.
To order a free copy, go to: http://www.cdc.gov/healthyyouth/AdolescentHealth/connectedness.htm
- Team Manual from Louisiana - Lesson Plans
TEAM is a guide written by teachers for teachers as an aid to enable students to maximize their career potential. One goal of this guide is to better prepare students for the demands of a technological society by helping them connect their educational experiences to the world of work.
The National Career Development Guidelines (NCDG) are a framework for building a comprehensive career development program and for incorporating career development concepts into the classroom. This website describes the NCDG framework and shows how teachers, parents, counselors and administrators can use the framework to help students acquire key personal, education and career skills. Lesson plans are provided and could be a part of building a Teachers as Advisors program.
- Georgia Career Resource Network
Career Development Manual for Grades 6-12 - See TAP Career Development Activities” for lesson plans.
- Rubric - This rubric is designed to assist in rating the current implementation status of your school’s Teachers as Advisors Program. This self-rating tool will assist school personnel in setting systemic goals.
Evaluate Students, Parents/Guardians, and Teachers
Use the evaluation questions for students, parents/guardians, and teacher to identify needed actions.
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