Human Resource's Leadership Development Program has a stream for Student Affairs Professionals (formerly the "Academic Advisors" stream). This stream is open to M-level staff who advise or support students. Click here to learn more and consider applying for next year's cohort!
- The Education Advisory Board has many resources on student affairs and student success that may be of interest to advisors and other student services staff. McGill's institutional membership allows all staff to access their documents and webinars by simply creating an account (instructions can be found here).
- EDUCAUSE hosts over 100 webinars accessible to the public. Below are some recent sessions:
- From Insight to Action: Translating Student Voice into Education Transformation explores the transition toward more student-centred approaches and practices in higher education.
- The Six Dimensions of Next-Generation Learning imagines an education landscape to student success in university, career, and civic life.
- Developing Social Media Guidance describes the process for developing social media guidance at the University of Pennsylvania.
- NACADA, the Global Community for Academic Advising Association, has extensive resources on academic advising research, training and development. Many resources are publicly available, some are members-only. Some key resources and documents available here are:
- The American College Personnel Association (ACPA) has created many free video resources accessible to non-members. Webinars and presentations included in their video library can be searched by topic.
- NACADA - The Global Community for Academic Advising
NACADA promotes and supports quality academic advising in institutions of higher education to enhance the educational development of students. It provides a forum for discussion, debate, and the exchange of ideas pertaining to academic advising through numerous activities and publications.
- Canadian Association of College and University Student Services (CACUSS)
CACUSS is a a professional bilingual association representing and serving those individuals who work in Canadian post-secondary institutions in student affairs and services.
- There is a specific Community of Practice in Integrated Academic/Professional Advising which brings together advising professionals from a range of roles such as academic, career, learning support, admissions, financial aid, student life, and student success.
- Online Certificate and Master's degree in Academic Advising (Kansas State University)
- Online Master's degree in Post-Secondary Education (Memorial University of Newfoundland)
- Courses offered online through the Centre for Higher Education Research and Development (University of Manitoba).
- These courses can count towards a Letter of Accomplishment in Academic Advising.