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Multi-Tiered Support Services for all students

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 to learning or struggling academically AND who are deserving of additional 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.

School Counselors

Welcome to Santa Teresa High School Counseling Department

Home of the "Saints"

Who are the School Counselors?

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

  • Individual student academic planning and goal setting
  • School counseling workshops based on student success standards (check the Multi-Tiered Support Services)
  • Short-term counseling 
  • Referrals for long-term support
  • Collaboration with families, teachers, administrators, 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

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

Counselors

Ms. Lori Martinson 

Head Counselor (A-Bo/SAC)

martinsonl@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6232 

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Ms. Victoria Calderon

Counselor (Bp-E/Phoenix)

calderona@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6231 

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Ms. Michelle Doi

Counselor (F-K)

doim@esuhsd.org 

(408) 347-6247

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Mrs. Amy Choy

Counselor (L-Ng)

choya@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6234 

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Ms. Janette Ortiz-Fonseca

Counselor (Nh-Se)

ortizja@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6482

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Ms. Mary Servin

Counselor (Sf-Z)

servinm@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6243