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Advising

Academic Advising is a process of information exchange that empowers students to realize their maximum educational potential. The goal of academic advising is for students to gain a clearer understanding of themselves as well as be able to accomplish their goals with wise academic choices.
 
When Do I Need To Have Academic Advising?
 
There will be certain appointments scheduled by the Academic Advising department which will engage the student with their advisor.  All 6th and 7th grade students will meet with their advisors in the fall to plan for the upcoming year.  All 8th grade students will meet with their advisor once in the fall and again in the spring to plan for their upcoming year at the CECFC high school.  All students are encouraged to meet with academic advisors throughout their academic careers.
 
Advisor Role
 
Advisors understand and respect student’s uniqueness, educational goals and inform students about the purpose and potential of higher education. Students will be assisted in developing academic/career plans consistent with their goals, interests, and abilities. Students will be referred to additional resources when necessary or appropriate.
 
Academic Advising Goals
 
Academic Advisors at Colorado Early Colleges are committed to the following:
  • Providing students a supportive relationship to assist in their transition from middle school to the intensive high school and potential college environment.
  • Assisting students in developing an educational plan consistent with their lifelong learning and career goals and objectives.
  • Assisting students in evaluating and/or reevaluating progress toward established educational goals and objectives.
  • Providing accurate information regarding institutional policies, procedures, resources, and programs.