Find Your Counselor
Students are assigned a Teacher Advisement (TA) class, usually scheduled on Mondays. Each TA class is linked to a specific counselor through its Teacher Advisor. Parents and students can identify the associated counselor for a TA class by referring to the SVHS Counseling Units 2023-2024 document.
Ila Laguercia: firstname.lastname@example.org
Tiffany Nesterenko: email@example.com
Alejandro Rodriguez: firstname.lastname@example.org
Christopher Schurer: email@example.com
Lana Wastell: firstname.lastname@example.org
College & Career Center
Alfonso Ruiz: email@example.com
Front Desk Team
Registrar: Beth Hankins firstname.lastname@example.org
Secretary: Cathy Alfano email@example.com
Counseling Office: (805) 577-1400 (Press 2)
Counseling Fax: (805) 520-6633
Additional Counseling Programs & Support
School Psychologist (Special Education Services & Evaluation): Jake Goodrich: firstname.lastname@example.org
For detailed information regarding Special Education (IEP) and Section 504, visit SVUSD Office of Student Support Service.
Working in partnership with parents, students, teachers and administrators; our mission is to provide a comprehensive counseling program that attends to the needs of all students. We support students through responsive and developmental services such as personal and social counseling, academic guidance and support, career exploration, college planning, and student and family advocacy.
Simi Valley High School students are served by four full-time counselors. The Counseling Team is an integral and vital component in the development of the academic and personal goals of all students. We plan, implement and evaluate a counseling program that includes academic, career, personal and social development for all students. We work with parents, teachers and staff to advocate for high academic achievement and appropriate social development for each student.
Please click on this link to learn more about the role of School Counselors by the American School Counselor Association: Who Are School Counselors?