Weekly Social Emotional Lessons (SEL)

Social Emotional Learning Lessons (SEL)

Meet our Counselors

SCSD is lucky to employ four wonderful school counselors who are dedicated to supporting students and families during this new challenge.

Kim Arasato karasato@scsdk8.org is in her sixth year in SCSD as a school counselor at Brittan Acres and White Oaks Elementary Schools. She has been a school counselor for the past 21 years in Ohio, Texas and California. She enjoys oil painting and pottery, mindfulness, family, rescue dogs and THE Ohio State Buckeyes.

Ilene Bragman ibragman@scsdk8.org is a school counselor at Arundel and Heather Elementary Schools. She has over 40 years of school counseling experience in the San Mateo county schools and worked most of her career on the Coastside. She and her husband are long time residents of San Carlos and their adult sons both attended elementary and middle school in the community.

Julie Jobak jjobak@scsdk8.org is at Central Middle School and Arroyo Upper Elementary. She has been working at CMS for 18 years and was a graduate of CMS as well. She is passionate about mindfulness, animals and spending quality time with others.

Vivian Garlick vgarlick@scsdk8.org is a school counselor at Tierra Linda Middle School and Mariposa Upper Elementary this year. She has been working at TL for 19 years and was their first school counselor after they reopened in 2000. She lives in San Francisco with her husband, son, cat, and dog. She is passionate about yoga, mindfulness and nature.