Advising Community on Appreciative Advising

This community identifies and addresses issues pertaining to the theory-to-practice framework of Appreciative Advising. Ongoing discussions focus on how best to implement the six phases of Appreciative Advising in a variety of advising contexts and with a diverse array of students.

Coffee Conversations

March 17 at 2 pm CST
Appreciate Me First! 
Session Description: Sharing thoughts and best practices for how to incorporate appreciative advising for first generation students.
Facilitators: Presented by Dallas Schmidt, University of South Alabama & Lina Anastasovitou, San José State University

Two things you need to know about Appreciative Advising

  • Appreciative Advising is a framework for delivering high quality advising services. This allows advisors to adapt the framework to meet their needs and those of their students.
  • The focus of Appreciative Advising involves building trusting relationships with students, peers, and faculty. We build those relationships by asking generative, open-ended questions and carefully listening to the answers and stories. 

Current Chair

Mykel Beorchia
Utah State University

Current Term: 2021-2023
Past Coffee Chats


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