Teams/Advisory Groups

Every student at TPlus is assigned to both an advisor (case manager) and a team. Advisor and team placement is based on each student's abilities and needs. Some students require placement with an advisor who holds a particular type of teaching license, which can impact team placement. Most teams follow the same weekly schedule. Some teams/advisories operate on a full or partial self-contained model. Teams provide students, their peers, and advisors a small, "home-base" environment to build high-quality relationships. Students work closely with their advisors on building a program for themselves that matches their interests and needs. Each TPlus Social Worker has a collaborative relationship with the teams. Abilities, needs and interests will be discussed with each student when they enroll at TPlus to ensure the best match for each student to a team and advisor. Team and advisor placment is done by the TPlus Social Workers.

Students spend 30 minutes per day Monday-Thursday with their advisory groups. Students use this time to talk individually with their case managers, work on individual goals, socialize, and work on transition skills as a group. On Fridays, students participate in Community Based Instruction with their advisories and teams. Students visit sites in the community that can provide resources to young adults with disabilities. Click here to see a list of community sites teams visit throughout the year.