An International Baccalaureate School

SVHS Counseling Services

Room 2110  *  Open Mon-Fri, 7:00am - 3:30pm  *  Phone:  240-740-6420

Seneca Valley High School CEEB Code210582  

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SVHS front of building

SAVE-THE-DATE! Registration Information Night

Wednesday, December 13th, 2023  6:00-8:00pm

In the Seneca Valley High School auditorium

Please join the Seneca Valley Counseling Services Department and select Seneca Valley staff for an important informational evening about the upcoming registration process for the 2024-2025 school year. Don't miss this opportunity to learn about the amazingly diverse course offerings available at Seneca Valley, including our wonderful IB and Career Readiness programs. We're looking forward to seeing you there! 

Information from our annual SVHS College Information Night for Juniors (April 25)

SVHS College & Career Center Page - College applications, rep visits, career exploration, and more!

2023-24 SVHS Counseling Team


Mrs. Ellen Fellows

Counselor & SSL Coordinator

A - Bol

Ms. Toni Hughes


Bom - Cz

Mr. Chris Grindley

Counselor, AP Coordinator, & ACT-SO Liaison

D - Ge

Mrs. Katie Cole


Gf - Hai  &  Pao - Rg

Mrs. Krystal Watson


Haj - Kej

Ms. Gabrielle Harriston


Kel - Mek

Mrs. Phalia West


Mel - Pan

Mr. Merwyn Singh


Rh - So

Mr. Kevin Martinez


Sp - Wz

Mr. Ian Yarmus

Resource Counselor & SAT Coordinator

X - Z & Part-Timers

Ms. Isabel Ruiz-Quintanilla


EMLs 1 - 3

Other Counseling Staff

Ms. Rogena Parrish

Counseling Secretary

Mrs. LeeAnn Wentz


Ms. Deisy Paz

Counseling Secretary

Mrs. Patricia Polimadei

ACES Student Success Coordinator

Mrs. Stacey Blaine

Dual Enrollment Program Assistant 

Mrs. Madison Buckholz

School Psychologist

Ms. Sabrina C. Murray

Pupil Personnel Worker

Mr. John Robertson

School Social Worker

Ms. Esther Wei

EML (Emergent Multilingual Learners) Therapeutic Counselor

Mrs. Sally Ruiz Miller

Parent Community Coordinator 

Mr. Carlos Nalda

College/Career Information Coordinator

Ms. Kari Shipe

Montgomery County Career Advising Program (MoCo CAP) Career Coach

Our Vision

The Counseling Department is a welcoming and professional environment that encourages and supports the academic, career, and social development of every student through advocacy and collaboration with all stakeholders.