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WELCOME TO THE STHS COUNSELING DEPARTMENT

Meet Your school Counselors

School Counselors serve students by alpha caseloads additionally provide general information presentations by grade level.

Ms. Lori Martinson

MTSS 2-3 Lead, SVCTE

District SAC, Head Counselor,

12th Grade Level Specialist

martinsonl@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6232

Ms. Victoria Calderon

A-DE

11th Grade Level Specialist

calderona@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6231

Ms. Michelle Doi

DF-JI

12th Grade Level Specialist

doim@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6247

Mr. Jose Martinez-Alvarez

JJ-NA

9th Grade Level Specialist

martinez-alvarezj@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6482

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Mrs. Amy Choy

NB-R

9th Grade Level Specialist

choya@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6234

Ms. Mary Servin

S-Z

10th Grade Level Specialist

servinm@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6243

Who are the School Counselors?

School Counselors are certified/licensed educators who help improve student success for ALL students by implementing a comprehensive academic counseling student support program. Appropriate duties include:

  • Individual student academic planning and goal setting

  • School counseling presentations based on student success standards Multi-Tiered System of Supports

  • Short-term counseling student support

  • Referrals for long-term student support

  • Collaboration with families, teachers, administrators, and community for student success

  • Advocacy for students at individual education plan meetings and other student-focused meetings

  • Data analysis to identify student issues, needs and challenges

Multi-tiered system of supports (MTSS)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

The American School Counselor Association (ASCA) recommends an ideal caseload of 250 students per School Counselor.

Tier 1

Universal Support Services

Standard and Competency based School Counselor Core Curriculum Lessons, Activities and Events for all students.

Tier 2

Targeted Interventions

Students who are exhibiting barriers in learning or struggling academically AND who are deserving of additional student support services.

Tier 3

Intensive Interventions

Students who are experiencing an emergency or a crisis or to support students with needs that remain unresolved from Tier 2.

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For questions & Student Work Permits

Ms. Andrea Lira Vazquez

Counseling Technician

(408) 347-6293

liraa@esuhsd.org

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