The Flight Plan at AOA has certainly helped me get to know my students' goals and needs. Besides learning about their academic ambitions, I also get to find out about their personal goals! With every half hour conversation, I hear something fascinating about these young men and women, hobbies and interests and dreams I wouldn't get without a Flight Plan. I have an advisee who spends her commute polishing her knowledge of Korean, another who has read dozens of books on financial literacy, and another who likes taking apart electronics and putting them back together. Without our Flight Plan, I would certainly not get as complete a view of my students, and this helps me make greater connections and provide short and long-term goal setting.
- Mr. Harris, English Teacher