A Network of Counselors

The College Achieve Public Schools counseling department supports all scholars’ academic and social/emotional development by inspiring students to reach their maximum potential by developing each child’s gifts and talents that will lead them to graduate from the top colleges and universities in the nation. As a network of counselors, we advocate and collaborate to foster a culturally responsive environment that cultivates lifelong learners in the areas of character development and college and career readiness activities. We achieve this goal by providing equitable access to data-driven and comprehensive counseling.

Since the implementation of the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act, College Achieve Central Charter School continuously strives to address harassment, intimidation and bullying incidents in our schools. We continuously working diligently on fulfilling the requirements of the Act by improving our activities and programs at each school to support social and emotional awareness, plan extended activities for the “Week of Respect,”  and continuously monitor to identifying trends in HIB reporting and so that we can address concerns as they are presented, and effort which is supported by having a Dean of Culture and Climate in each of our buildings. As part of our efforts to improve the school climate and culture of all our schools, we have hired additional school counselors to meet the needs of students and  are implementing Second Step social-emotional curriculum in Grades K-8. We support the development of students’ self-regulation, problem solving skills, and conflict resolution strategies across all grade levels.

Please see our 2020-2021 HIB Grade Report here.

To report an incident of harassment, intimidation or bullying in our schools, Report here.

For information pertaining to Guidance for Parents on the Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights Act. Click here.

2022-2023 School year

Halima Escort-Moore
HIB Specialist | College Counselor

Nancy Contreras 
HIB Specialist | Social Worker

Christopher Vitale
Anti-Bullying Coordinator/Dean of Culture and Climate Grades K-3 

Melissa Charles-Dalce
School Counselor

Laura Stanley
School Counselor

Veronica Roux
School Counselor

Norma Rivera 
HIB Specialist | School Counselor

Jessika Herrera
HIB Specialist | Dean of Culture and Climate Grades 4-8

Please feel free to contact your child’s counselor to schedule an appointment to discuss any issues related to your child.

Services Provided

  • Academic Planning
  • Bullying Prevention
  • Career Readiness
  • Character Education
  • College Preparation
  • Community Resource Referrals
  • Conflict-Resolution
  • Counseling Referrals
  • Group Counseling
  • Parent Workshops
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