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How to "see" a School Counselor During D.L.

  • Complete the google survey "request for zoom appointment" Request to Meet with a Counselor
  • E-Mail your counselor
  • Call on the telephone/leave a voicemail at (949) 515-6504

Counseling Department

Mission Statement

The mission of the School Counseling program at EHS is to create and support an ethical, nurturing and challenging learning environment for all students.  As professional school counselors we provide academic, career, and personal/social development leading to high academic achievement and successful post high school pursuits for every student....every day. 

Philosophy

We believe...

  • Every student deserves to be treated with dignity and respect. 
  • Every student is a unique individual who will learn and process information differently and, given proper support and encouragement, will achieve and be successful. 
  • All students have the right to a safe and supportive learning environment.
  • In setting high academic and personal/social standards for all students.
  • School Counselors provide Academic, Career and Personal/Social Development and serve as an advocate for all students.
  • In collaborating with administration, teachers and parents to support student achievement. 
  • We have a role in educational reform; that is our responsibility to address barriers to student achievement and success.
  • Our behavior and words impact student learning and motivation; that as a school community we must insist on student's achievement.

Contact Us

2020-2021 EHS Counseling Caseloads

Mindy Savage - Grade 11 and Grade 9 (Last Names H-N), and Credit Recovery/Moderate to Severe Special Education Program
msavage@nmusd.us
(949) 515-6555

Daniel Nafarrate - Grade 10, Grade 9 (Last Names A-G), and CTE Counselor
dnafarrate@nmusd.us           (949) 515-6554

Heather Gerber -  Grade 12 and Grade 9 (Last Name O-Z) Counselor        hgerber@nmusd.us
(949) 515-6557

Carrie Smith - Lyceum Counselor  carriesmith@nmusd.us
(949) 515-6545

Victoria Golden - Counseling Office Secretary  vvilla@nmusd.us
(949) 515-6504

Veronica Menendez - School Community Facilitator
vmenendez@nmusd.us 
(949) 515-6563

Jenn Sweet - ROP/Career Center
jsweet@nmusd.us
(949) 515-6509