Socio-Emotional Counselors


Follow the link below to see what kinds of family resources are available:


SAM's GUIDE 2017 Monterey County.pdf

Mental Health and Public Schools

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Lead Counselor

Carrie Goodwin


(831) 786-2100, Ext. 2610

Elementary School Socio-Emotional Counselors

Mary Helen Ortega-Montero


Monday: Freedom

Tuesday: Landmark

Wednesday: Starlight

Thursday: Starlight

Friday: MacQuiddy


Office: Starlight

(831) 786-2100, Ext. 5697


Noel Scriffiny


Monday: Amesti

Tuesday: HA Hyde

Wednesday: HA Hyde

Thursday: Calabasas

Friday: HA Hyde


Office: HA Hyde

(831) 750-3050


Mary Anne Paul


Monday: Ann Soldo

Tuesday: Radcliff

Wednesday: Ann Soldo

Thursday: Ohlone

Friday: Hall District


Office: Ann Soldo

(831) 786-1310, Ext. 6265


Ricky Maldonado


Monday: Aptos JR High

Tuesday: Bradley

Wednesday: Aptos JR High

Thursday: Valencia

Friday: Mar Vista


Office: Mar Vista

(831) 786-2100, Ext. 7185


Natalie Hanneman


Monday: Rio Del Mar

Tuesday: EA Hall

Thursday: Mintie White

Friday: EA Hall


(831) 786-2100, Ext. 4695


Middle School Socio-Emotional Counselors


Veronica Fernandez


Monday: EA Hall

Tuesday: Cesar Chavez

Wednesday: Cesar Chavez

Thursday: EA Hall

Friday: Cesar Chavez


Michelle Close


Monday: Lakeview

Tuesday: New School

Wednesday: Lakeview

Thursday: New School

Friday: Lakeview


(831) 728-6455, Ext. 5996


Julia Reynolds


Monday: Pajaro Middle

Tuesday: Rolling Hills

Wednesday: Rolling Hills

Thursday: Pajaro Middle

Friday: Rolling Hills


Rolling Hills: (831) 728-6341, Ext. 4854


High School Socio-Emotional Counselors


Christina Souza



Monday through Friday: Aptos High


(831) 728-7832, Ext. 5106


Erica Murphy



Monday through Friday: PV High


(831) 728-8106, Ext. 3616


Daisy Nunez


Monday through Friday: Watsonville High


(831) 728-6390, Ext. 6495


Ramiro Medrano


Monday: PV High

Tuesday: Renaissance

Wednesday: PV High

Thursday: Renaissance

Friday: PV High


PV High: (831) 728-8102, Ext. 3505