Your AVHS School Counselors are currently working remotely and can be reached by phone as follows:

Mrs. Kastner: 661-418-7857

Dr. Cobb: 661-418-2491

Mr. Tijani: 818-538-4445

Ms. Heller: 661-434-1933

Mr. Cincis: 661-434-1972

Dr. Haggard: 818-743-9219

Need to make an appointment?

Click on your counselor's link below to book a direct appointment with them. In our current Distance Learning platform, you have the following virtual appointment options: Phone Conference, Google Meet, or Google Hangout Chat.

Mrs. Kastner:

Dr. Cobb:

Mr. Tijani:

Ms. Heller:

Mr. Cincis:

Dr. Haggard:

Mrs. Marquez:

**Please note that the AVHS campus is currently closed.**

Counselors are located in both the Counseling office and the Lopes Center (Room 824). Office hours are from 7:00 am to 3:00 pm. Students are encouraged to meet with their Counselor, get help from our Pupil Service Technicians (PSTs), meet in small groups, or use the campus computers.

What We Do:

  • Academic Support and Planning:
    • Education Plans
    • Graduation Checks
    • Grade level interventions
  • College and Career Planning:
    • Naviance
    • College Applications/FAFSA and Dream Act
    • ASVAB
    • Cookies, Cocoa, College, and Careers - Monthly workshops
  • Personal/Social/Emotional Support:
    • Individual and small group counseling
    • Conflict resolution
    • Referrals to School Based Mental Health services


We will gladly do our best to accommodate walk-in appointments, but we strongly encourage you to please make an appointment by phone or email with your student's counselor to ensure adequate time and availability of your student's counselor.

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