Meet Our Team

Erika Garza, Counseling Office Administrative Assistant

For general questions regarding the Counseling Office or College and Career Center.


Cyndee Burkett, Registrar

Alice Christopherson, Registrar & PEIMS Specialist

They can help with the following specific needs, as well as many others not listed.

  • Enrollment
  • Withdrawals
  • Student records
  • txConnect support

You may contact Mrs. Burkett at or 512-570-1231 or Mrs. Christopherson at or 512-570-1230 to schedule an enrollment appointment. Please see "New to CPHS" for more information regarding registration.


The counselors can help with the following specific needs, as well as many others not listed:

  • College and Career Planning
  • Academic Planning
  • Crisis support
  • Social/Emotional support

Please contact the counselor for your student's last name.

Christina Hollander, Lead Counselor, Last names A-Bp


Jacque Pittz, Last names Br-Fl


James Sullivan, Last names Fo-J


Kelli Taylor, Last names K-Mi


Lisa Semper, Last names Mo-Sc


Thomas Kahlich, Last names Se-Z


Chriss Hexter, College and Career Transition Coordinator


Our CCTC works with students as they transition into and out of high school.

  • Austin Community College Dual Credit classes
  • TSI and ASVAB testing
  • Sub campus courses
  • Texas Scholars
  • COOL Week
  • Assists counselors as we work with students through the process of College and Career Research and the Application Process.

Sallye Swan, Special Programs Team Lead


Ms. Swan collaborates with the alpha Counselors to make sure students are on track for graduation and future career paths. She also leads the Special Education program, families can reach out to her for information about ARD meetings and tracking teachers.

David Hilsenteger, 504 and Testing Coordinator


Contact Mr. Hilsenteger to request info about 504 services, state testing, Response to Intervention, and for SAT and ACT testing accommodations.