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NEWSLETTER #1 (Aug/Sep)

Communication, Requirements, Grading Periods, STEPS to take when struggling in a class

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Counseling Department

Welcome to Santa Teresa High School Counseling Department

Home of the "Saints"

Who are the School Counselors?

School Counselors are certified/licensed educators who 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
  • Short-term counseling to students
  • 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 ASCA Flyer

Check the school Counseling Calendar for important monthly upcoming events. Visit the Grade Level Information menu on the left-hand side for more detailed.

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How to contact your School Counselor

Ms. Lori Martinson 

Head Counselor (A-Bo),

Mon-Tue-Fri (7-2:30pm)

Wed-Thu (District SAC) 

martinsonl@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6232 

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Ms. Victoria Calderon

Counselor (Bp-E),

 Mon (Phoenix)

Tue-Fri (7-2:30pm)

calderona@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6231 

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Ms. Michelle Doi

Counselor (F-K)

(8-3:30pm)

doim@esuhsd.org  

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Mrs. Amy Choy

Counselor (L-Ng)

(8-3:30pm)

choya@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6234 

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Ms. Janette Ortiz-Fonseca

Counselor (Nh-Se)

(7:30-3pm)

ortizja@esuhsd.org

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Ms. Mary Servin

Counselor (Sf-Z)

(8-3:30pm)

servinm@esuhsd.org

(408) 347-6243