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Crystal Chavez

9th- 12th : A - G

(505) 345-9021 ext. 54009
crystal.chavez@aps.edu

 

Deanna Valdez

9th - 12th: H - P

(505) 345-9021 ext. 54220          valdez_de@aps.edu    

 

Holly Blue-Sky-Rey         

9th - 12th: Q - Z

(505) 345-9021 ext. 54219          holly.blueskyrey@aps.edu

 

Angie Killingsworth

Crossroads Counselor

9th - 12th

(505) 234-9021 ext. 54117
angie.killingsworth@aps.edu

 

Angelica Delgadillo      

College & Career Readiness Counselor 

(505) 345-9021 ext. 54222          angelica.delgadillo@aps.edu  

CLICK HERE TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT WITH MS. DELGADILLO

VHS Counseling Services

Mission Statement

The mission of our comprehensive school counseling program is to provide all students, regardless of individual differences, to acquire the educational, occupational, and personal/social competencies necessary to contribute and function in a complex and changing world.

Our Philosophy

Message to Parents and Students

We believe that each student is a unique individual with different physical, emotional, and intellectual characteristics. Each individual, given the respect, motivation, and learning environment, can develop a positive self-image that will, in turn, help the student make the necessary progress toward the attainment of his or her goals.

A student's self-image is formed from past experiences by successes and failures.  A healthy self-image must encompass a realistic appraisal of one's capabilities and also a realization that one can be successful in life.  As counselors, we strive to assist all students with their personal/social, academic, and career development, which will allow the successful completion of a high school program and their becoming a successful contributor to the world around them.

Personal and Social Development

  • Help develop positive attitudes among students towards self, family, and community.
  • Help students identify strengths and develop skills to cope with their personal issues.
  • Work with students to understand and appreciate their unique qualities and to grow personally and socially.
  • Provide educational and support services to parents.
  • Provide consultation services to teachers.
  • Facilitate referrals to community support services.

Academic Development

  • Support students in developing an educational plan for academic success.
  • Assist students to become invested in their school success by showing them how school performance relates to career opportunities.
  • Work collaboratively with students, parents, and teachers to identify and help to remove obstacles that may hinder student achievement.
  • Provide information about different academic opportunities both within and outside of Valley High School.
  • Assist students and parents with information about the college planning process.

College/Career Development

  • Assist student in developing personal awareness and exploring college/career goals.
  • Work with students regarding college/career planning and preparation.
  • Share scholarship and financial aid information for post-secondary education.
  • Guide student in selecting a career pathway beginning with their freshman year.

Keep calm and see your school counselor.

Class Meetings - August 23, 2018

VHS Class Meetings PowerPoint