Ms. Beas' Alma Mater: Undergrad - SJSU - BA in Child Development, BA in Spanish, Minor in Nutrition; Grad School - SJSU - MA in Counselor Education, PPS Credential.
The best part of Ms. Beas' job: "The best part of my job is helping students realize their academic potential and supporting them as they navigate through their educational journey that is high school."
Ms. Beas' tips for success at Del Mar: "Advocate for yourself, communicate, ask questions, take advantage of opportunities you may be interested in because high school is a time to learn and have fun - 4 years will fly by!"An interesting fact about Ms. Beas: "I am a first-generation college student. I am fluent in both English and Spanish, (Spanish is my first language). I love trying new foods and traveling."
Ms. Geist's Alma Maters: Undergrad - UCLA - BA in Political Science; Grad School - National University - MA in Educational Counseling with PPS Credential.
The best part of Ms. Geist's job: "I love working at Del Mar and have been here since 2015! We have such an amazing group of students and staff that create our positive, welcoming, and strong community."
Ms. Geist's tips for success at Del Mar: "Ask questions, try new things, and get involved early!"
Mr. Mendoza's Alma Maters: Undergrad - SJCC & SJSU - BA in Social Science; Grad School - SJSU - Counselor Education, PPS Credential.
The best part of Mr. Mendoza's job: "I like meeting new students. I like watching my students come in as young teens and leave as young adults. I also like seeing where my former graduates end up working and hearing back from them after they’ve left Del Mar. I also enjoy working with my fellow colleagues here at Del Mar."
Mr. Mendoza's tips for success at Del Mar: "Work hard, look for solutions, stay grounded, and know that setbacks will breed success in the long run."
|CASSY & UPLIFT COUNSELORS|
CASSY and Uplift Counselors offer both individual and group counseling as additional support options on campus. Referrals are made by teachers, counselors and administrators. Parents and students can contact guidance counselors to self refer as well.
Counseling is offered for a variety of reasons including but not limited to the following:
Ms. Warton's Alma Maters: Undergrad - UCSC - BA in Anthropology; Undergrad - UC Berkeley - Post Baccalaureate in Psychology; Grad School - The California Institute of Integral Studies - MA in Integral Counseling.
The best part of Ms. Warton's job: "I absolutely delight in connecting with students. Being a part of their "Adult Resources" is an honor and privileged I hold close to my heart."
Ms. Warton's tips for success at Del Mar: "Listen to the wisdom of your inner voice. Ask questions of teachers and friends so that you stay engaged with your classes, teachers and the social support of fellowship with peers."
Ms. Schwerin's Alma Maters: Undergrad - DeAnza College - AA in Social and Behavioral Psychology; Undergrad - CSU Humboldt - BA in Psychology; Grad School - The California Institute of Integral Studies - MA in Counseling Psychology; Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist #113754.
The best part of Ms. Schwerin's job: "I love what I do. It is a priviledge to be able to have someone's confidence and assist them with their emotional issues. I'm always curious about human behavior and the human psyche. This is something that feels like a calling for me."
Ms. Schwerin's tips for success at Del Mar: "Ask for help. Say something to anyone who works in the school. We want to see you suceed. We really care about you."
EMPOWERING OUR COMMUNITY FOR SUCCESS
The Empowering Our Community for Success program is hosted by Del Mar and held on campus by Danny Chavez. The program is designed to work with freshmen and sophomores who need extra guidance and support.
Some of the features of the program are:
For more information on counseling and support, please contact your student’s Assistant Principal: