The Basics of Advising Students in Special Populations

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Jun 3, 2021 1:49:40 PM

Many of our students have special advising needs. Sometimes these needs are unique or rare. Sometimes they present barriers to educational achievement. Perhaps you have a student who has moved around a lot due to migrant work or a connection to the military. Maybe one of your students is eligible for an athletic scholarship and it’s been a while since you advised a student-athlete. You likely have students with disabilities, who are experiencing homelessness, who are in foster care, or who are undocumented.

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Topics: Educators, Special Populations, College and Career Readiness Resources

Webinar: An Introduction to Advising Highly Mobile Students

Posted by Texas OnCourse on Apr 2, 2019 10:44:00 AM

Students who move frequently, including children of military families or migrant workers, face unique needs and challenges. In this webinar, we walk you through our free online module to help you advise and support highly-mobile students all over the U.S. We were joined during this webinar by experts from the Military Child Education Coalition and TEA.

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Topics: Professional Development, Webinar, Special Populations

Advising Migrant Students

Posted by Leader Fellow Iris Gonzalez on Sep 18, 2018 11:18:00 AM

For a lot of students, summer means the sounds and sights of backyard parties, hangouts at the pool, and vacation destinations. At minimum, it translates to no homework and a time to rest and recharge. But for migrant students, the summer can be exhausting.

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Topics: Special Populations