Meet the Counselor

Miss Jessica Alaniz

Hello! My name is Jessica Alaniz, and I am the proud School Counselor for Rancho Verde Elementary. I graduated from the University of Texas at Brownsville with a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Counseling. I have 12 years of experience in education, ranging from an after-school program coordinator, a Special Education Teacher and as a School Counselor. I look forward to working with all students, staff and family members this school year!

Parts of My Job

  • Individual & Group Counseling

  • Grade Level Lessons

  • Career & College Exploration

  • Academic Support

  • Behavior Intervention

  • Crisis Response

  • Parent Consultation

  • GT Identification and Monitoring

  • At-Risk Identification and Monitoring

  • Accountability

  • Mental Health Task-force

  • Community Referrals



Phone: 956-254-5234

Twitter: @J_AlanizRVE

Instagram: @texas_schoolcounselor

TikTok: @misstiktokcounselor

Community Resources

Neither LFCISD nor I as a school counselor endorse any particular mental health provider or any specific or particular resource. Please make informed decisions about your child's mental health and your family's needs. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me. For any emergency, please call 911.

Rio Grande Valley Community Resources for Mental Health.docx