The advisory program is a key element of each faculty member’s role at Suffield Academy. Students are assigned a faculty advisor who serves as a central contact within the school community for the student and his or her parents and teachers.
The advisor is helpful in handling questions about school and personal matters. The role of the advisor is to make each student’s experience at Suffield optimal by keeping track of academic progress, assisting with course planning and selection, and facilitating communication between the student and other constituents in the community. In addition to advisor reports, which are sent to families twice a year, parents are encouraged to direct any questions or concerns about their child to the advisor as well as meet with the advisor during campus visits.