Exploratory and Pre-Major Advising hosts a series of professional development sessions for faculty advisers.
To request a copy of the recording, email [email protected] with your preferred session topic(s).
|New Faculty Adviser Training Series: Title/Description
|Introduction to Advising and General Education
This session will review the advising structure and philosophy at Behrend and introduce the General Education requirement for students.
|Friday, January 26, Zoom
|Introduction to LionPATH
This session focuses on LionPATH basics—how to utilize the interface, what information is available to advisers, how to read and interpret a degree audit, and more.
|Friday, February 23, Zoom
|Introduction to Starfish
The University's Advising Policy (32-00) requires that all advisers document their interactions with students. This session will focus on Starfish basics, including how to set up appointments, document notes, and reach out to your students.
Friday, March 22, Zoom
Students often go to their advisers because they trust them. But sometimes, a referral to a different office or support system is necessary. In this session, we'll look at the relational aspect of advising, review when a referral is needed, and cover some of the most common advising referral offices.
|Friday, April 19, Zoom
|Advising Workshops for ALL Advisers: Title/Description
|Elevate and Other Advising Tools
Elevate is an advising tool with timely, actionable insight into a student's online course activity. In this session, we'll take a deep dive into what Elevate is, how you can, as an adviser, use this as a tool for proactive advising, and what other advising tools are available to you.
|Thursday, February 29, Zoom
- Academic Reviews
- Diverse Populations
- How to Make Referrals