BROOKLYN TECH ADVISORY PROGRAM OVERVIEW
The new Advisory program at Tech is geared toward promoting emotional and social well-being and growth. Newly-arrived freshmen have an opportunity to adapt to a new academic environment, socialize with their peers, discuss concerns, and learn essential life skills. By holding weekly sessions we are able to build a comfortable setting and form nurturing bonds amongst the students and their advisor. This new place is a "Go To Community" for times when a problem or a challenge may arise and the student, therefore, is not adrift but instead has concrete support in a what could be overwhelming environment.
All 9th grade students will be participating in Advisory class, meetings regularly lead by teachers who are working to develop the curriculum in conjunction with Connect With Kid .
The program was created to foster stronger relationships between students and faculty, support healthy social and emotional development, and promote academic achievement.
The goals include: