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Long Beach Poly Counseling Department Mission Statement


The mission of the Long Beach Poly High School Counseling Department is to provide a comprehensive, developmental counseling program, which addresses the academic, career and personal/social development of each student.  School counselors are professional school advocates who provide support to maximize student potential and academic achievement.  In partnership with other educators, parents, guardians and the community, school counselors facilitate the support system to ensure all students at Poly are prepared with the knowledge and skills to contribute at the highest level as productive members of society.


Counseling Dept. 2020-2021

    Program Counselor Extension E-mail Room
    Head Counselor Lolo Saldana #5207 113
    PACE (10th-12th) Erika Medina #5165 107
    CIC Gabriela Arredondo #5125 113
    BEACH & MEDS 9th Graders Ryan Temple #5123  113
   BEACH 10th - 12th Graders Doreen Millar  
   MEDS 10th-12th Graders Dana Zapanta #5126 113
    (Medical and Paramedical Services)      
    Poly ARTS 10th-12th Graders Keisha Schott #5206  113
    (Media, Entertainment and Technology Systems)    
    JUSTICE Socorro Valdez #5120 113
    CIC, PACE, & Poly Arts
        9th Graders
Gretchen Webber  113
   PACRIM/IS Socorro Valdez #5120 113
    PAAL Marcie White #5560

    Care Center Michael Gray #5262  205
    Care Center Annex Carla Galvez     126
    Career Center Sylvia Womack #5140  801
    USC Advisors