Advising Community on Distance Advising for Online Education

This community is dedicated to providing advisors with resources and insight into best practices relating to distance advising in online education. Advisors within this community can network with professionals who are responsible for providing advising services to students whose primary method of instruction is online.

February 2019 Online Event

Full-Time Telecommuting: an Option for Academic Advising Web Discussion
There are many benefits to telecommuting in a higher education setting. It can improve work satisfaction, increase productivity, boost staff retention, reduce unscheduled absences and reduce cost. Telecommuting is uniquely suited for academic advisors supporting online students and assists advisors in better relating to online learners. Experts from five different institutions will discuss their experiences with full-time teleworkers and will share pros, cons and how-to’s. Learn about the challenges they’ve encountered and how they have overcome them. 

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Dawn Coder, Academic Advising and Student Disability Services Director, World Campus, Penn State University.
Bridget Dunbar, Academic Advisor, University of Florida
Renée Peter, Undergraduate Advising Director, Online Campus, Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University
Ryan Salvador, Academic Advising Director, Stanford Online High School, Stanford University
Carolyn Todaro, Associate Vice President for Academic Advising, American Military University & American Public University

Moderator: Anna Traykova, Academic Advisor, Kennesaw State University

April 2018 Online Event

Online discussion of experiences with "FERPA in Online Education"

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How To Get Involved

Current Chair







Tara Maroney Pickett

Hudson Valley Community College