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Counseling and Support Services

Counseling and Support Service
 
UHS is fortunate to provide a multitude of Counseling and Support Services. Our Counselors serve students by alphabet grouping and by special programs.
 
With about 300 students assigned per counselor, we are proud of offering more counseling services and special programs than most comprehensive high schools our size.
 
Who is your Counselor?
Alpha Group Counselor Phone Office
A - Consterdine Maricela Zamora (707) 472-5762 A-11
Contreras - Henth Shawn Garrity (707) 472-5769 A-8
Hernandez - Meza Evan Englar (707) 472-5796 A-9
Michels - Rank *Norma Vasquez (707) 472-5760 A-10
Rosales - Z Angelina Gutierrez (707) 472-5758 A-14
* Ana Jacinto-Cawthon will be returning in 2018 - 2019
Additional Counselors
Adrienne Bakewell Jen Julius Jacob Bainbridge Kristen Frith (Title VI) 
 
 
Counselors / Deans
UHS Counselors support students and families in a variety of ways including, but not limited to, academic planning, post-secondary planning, college admissions, scholarship applications, and concurrent enrollment. Counselors meet with their students at least two times per year, but students are encouraged to communicate with their counselor on a regular basis. The best way to connect with your counselor is to leave them a note outside their door. They will send a pass at a time that works best for the student.
 
Counselors are an invaluable resource. When in doubt, ask your counselor for help!
 
Native American Title VI Counselor
Kristin Frith-Williams is our Native American Counselor. She serves students both at UHS and South Valley Continuation High School. Services include academic, social and emotional, and college and career readiness counseling.
 
The Native American Counselor works in collaboration with the students' assigned alpha group counselor. 
 
Social and Emotional Counseling
For students needing more support than their counselor can provide, we also offer social and emotional counseling on site at no service to the student. Parent consent is required for students needing this level of service. Adrienne Bakewell services both UHS and South Valley Continuation School and meets with students on an individual basis.
 
This year we are also excited to welcome Jen Julius, who will be services students through social and emotional classroom presentations and small group settings.
 
For more information regarding the referral process please speak with your Counselor.
 
Career Center
Eric Crawford is our District Career and Technical (CTE) Coordinator housed at Ukiah High School. Services include working with counselors and CTE staff to ensure the right students get into the right classes. Come visit him in our new Career Center located in the center of the G building.
 
Mr. Crawford is here to support students with their career goals including but not limited to connecting students with internships and supporting students in completing a CTE Pathway that supports students in being career ready.
 
Family Liasion
Gloria Lopez is our bilingual Family Liaison. She supports families in many ways including but not limited to provide services to our Homeless and Foster Youth, connecting families with resources in the community, and supporting parents in the use of our aeries parent portal. In addition, she can help support the completion of any documentation that goes home including free and reduced lunch applications and enrollment paperwork. Stay tuned for her Parent Engagement workshops that will be held both in the Fall and Spring Semesters.
 
All of our workshops are conducted in both English and Spanish.

Lowell Near Library Media Center
The Library is located at the heart of our campus. Welcoming in design and operation, it’s the place to be for learning researching, thinking, and dreaming. A range of updated books, e-books, CD books, magazines, and newspapers are available. A Ukiahi identification card is required to check out up to five items for three weeks. Students will be charged for lost or damaged books. The library is open 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 pm Monday through Friday..