Skip to main content

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

Click on the link below to review NPR's slideshow which discusses mental health issues in public schools



Lead Counselor

Carrie Goodwin

(831) 786-2100, Ext. 2610

Elementary School Socio-Emotional Counselors

Counselor Schools Contact Information

Mary Helen Ortega-Montero

Mary Helen


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

Counselor Schools Contact Information

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

Counselor Schools Contact Information

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