Counseling

photo of Carol Ramirez

Carol Ramirez

Assistant Principal

Counseling

Ext. 25017

carol.ramirez@desertsands.us

Ext.

Mission

Our mission is to support and guide our students as they develop into life long learners, who are confident and responsible citizens with an appreciation of cultural diversity and creativity.

We believe that all students are entitled to receive the benefits of comprehensive developmental counseling and guidance programs, which are designed to provide them with the information and skills necessary to be successful in the diverse and ever changing global community of the 21st century.

Further, we believe that:

• Ethical behavior is essential to our students’ health and well-being

• Education is a shared responsibility of the entire community

• All students are entitled to equal access of all educational opportunities

Office Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Tuesdays 8:20 am - 3:00 pm

Veronica Davis

Veronica Davis

OS-SAM

AP Coordinator

IB Liaison

A-G Data Specialist

veronica.davis@desertsands.us

Ext. 25014



Erica Estrada

Erica Estrada

Registrar

Records & Transcripts

erica.estrada@desertsands.us

Ext. 25016



Melanie Franco

Melanie Franco

Data Specialist

SYNERGY Reporting

melanie.franco@desertsands.us

Ext. 25004



Heriberto Herrera

School Psychologist

heriberto.herrera@desertsands.us

Ext. 25064



Dana Landstrom

Dana Landstrom

Office Technician

Registrar's Office

dana.landstrom@desertsands.us

Ext. 25038

Daniel Leon

Daniel Leon

Office Specialist

Registration

General Information

Blackhawk Buddy Liaison

daniel.leon@desertsands.us

Ext. 25035

Philip Noh

Philip Noh

SAN - Z

CTE Liaison

NCAA Specialist

Guidance Lessons Co-coordinator

philip.noh@desertsands.us

Ext. 24010


Alice Pedersen

A - CE

FAFSA Coordinator

Scholarship Coordinator

Signing Day Coordinator

Ophelia Project Liaison

Co-enrollment Liaison

alice.pedersen@desertsands.us

Ext. 25043


Elva Pena

Elva Pena

LOPEZ,-K-OR

ELL Liaison

ELPAC Test Coordinator

SAT Site Coordinator

CSF Advisor

SAP Liaison

elva.pena@desertsands.us

Ext. 25012


Ashley Schantz

Ashley Schantz

Ch-GARC

Counseling Department Lead

AVID Coordinator

Dual Enrollment Liaison

Graduation Committee Chair

Middle School Liaison

Academic Awards Coordinator

ASVAB/PSAT Coordinator

ashley.schantz@desertsands.us

Ext. 25013


Julie Vanvacter

Julie Vanvacter

Career Center

Peer Tutor Liaison

ParentVue Liaison

College/University and Military Rep Liaison

AP Testing Assistant

Academic Awards Assistant

julie.vanvacter@desertsands.us

Ext. 25701


Michele Morales

GARD-LOPEZ, J

Community Opportunity Liaison

Senior Scholar Coordinator

Guidance Lesson Co-coordinator

Ext. 25011