Counselors

Elena Bautista
Lead Counselor
  • Bachelor of Arts, Sociology & Chicano Studies (Minor: Spanish), University of California, Riverside
  • Master of Science, Counseling & Guidance / Pupil Service Credential, California State University, San Bernardino

Sometimes when we think our lives are going in one direction, life will throw us a curve ball. That moment is when we learn the most about ourselves. This is when character, drive and persistence are built. We find out what we are truly made of, and in the end, it all works out sometimes, even better than we expected.
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Issac Contreras
Counselor & Dropout Prevention Specialist
  • Bachelor of Science, Human Services, California State University, Fullerton
  • Master of Science, Education (PPS in Guidance & Counseling), California Baptist University

If you want things to change, change the things you do! 
Anonymous

Mercedes Sapien
Counselor
  • Bachelor of Arts, Social Science, California State University, Stanislaus
  • Master of Arts, Educational Counseling, University of Redlands

When we surrender when we do not fight with life when it calls upon us we are lifted and the strength to do what needs to be done finds us.
Oriah Mountain Dreamer, The Invitation

Andrea Puente
Counselor
  • Bachelor of Arts, U.S. History and Native American History Studies, University of California, Riverside
  • Master of Education and PPS Credential, Azusa Pacific University

Always remember, your focus determines your reality.
George Lucas

Mozhan Irani
Counselor
  • Bachelor of Science, Chemical Engineering, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Master of Science, Educational Counseling,  National University

The quality of your life is determined by the quality of  your thoughts.
Robin Sharma