Student Services Track
The Power of an Online Peer Advisement Model - Supporting Students
This session presents a model for online peer advisement. In an online environment, the power of a peer advisement model works to build and sustain learning communities. The online peer advisement model provides guidance and support for new learners that complements existing advising and support services.
Presenter: Silvia Braidic, Lizbeth Gillette
Dr. Braidic is an Associate Professor in the Department of Secondary Education and Administrative Programs at California University. She is certified as a Quality Matters Peer Reviewer, Breaking Ranks in the Middle Trainer, ELCC and PDE Content Reviewer for Educational Leadership programs. Dr. Gillette serves as director of two of Cal U's educational leadership programs - the administrative program for principals (ADP) and the superintendent letter of eligibility program (SLE) - and is department chair of the Educational Administration and Leadership Department. Dr. Gillette developed and implemented the first totally online graduate program at Cal U for the training and certification of principals and superintendents. Her current research and presentations focus on online learning and advising.