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AOC School Code:   053-262

COC School Code:   004-117

Welcome to AOC’s Counseling Website!

 

Ms. Diana Grijalva is AOC’s full-time counselor. She works with each student to develop a student’s individual educational plan that includes both high school and college classes. She is best contacted by email at dgrijalva@hartdistrict.org.

 

Mr. Jerry Malkowski is our SEL Teacher and Wellness Coordinator. He can also assist with Career Readiness (CCR) [formally ROP] questions.  You can contact Mr. Malkowski via email at jmalkowski@hartdistrict.org. Students may enroll in CCR to learn entry-level employment skills, explore careers, and/or to prepare for advanced training programs. Learn more about CCR at https://www.pathwaytomyfuture.org

 

Ms. Jacquie Pershing is our Associate School Therapist. She can provide short-term counseling /therapy, crisis intervention, and offer additional community resources. She is best reached by email at jrousseaux@hartdistrict.org. Also visit our wellness website at https://sites.google.com/hartdistrict.org/aoc-wellness/home

 

 

The AOC Counseling department uses Advisement classes to provide information to students about educational planning. Beginning in the second semester of sophomore year, students meet individually with the counselor to develop and modify their personalized educational plans. The schedule pdf document below lists the topics and approximate date of each presentation. 

AOC Counseling Presentations and Meeting Schedule

By Grade

 

Grade

Month

TOPICS

12

Sept/early

Freshman Application Information

12

Sept/mid

Freshman Application Information

12

Sept-Nov

30 minute individual education plan meeting with AOC counselor

12

Nov/mid

Transfer Planner Information

12

March/mid

COC Change of Status with COC Admissions

12

May/early

Transition Information for after grad plans

11

Sept/early

Review high school graduation requirements

11

Sept/early

Freshman College App requirements/Transfer Ed Plan review

11

Sept/mid

AA degree review

11

Sept-Nov

30 minute individual education plan meeting with AOC counselor

11

Nov/mid

Freshman College Search review/App Timeline

11

Jan/late

“To Do” List

11

Jan to April

COC Ed Plan Counseling Appointments

11

Feb-April

30 minute individual education plan meeting with AOC counselor

11

May/early

Freshman Application Preparation

10

Nov/early

UC/CSU A-G & high school graduation requirements review

10

Nov/mid

College General Ed--IGETC/CSU requirements review

10

Jan/mid

AA/AS Degree Requirements

10

Jan/mid

Major Preparation and Assist.org review

10

Feb/early

College Search Basics

10

Feb-April

30 minute initial individual education plan meeting with AOC counselor

9

Sept/mid

What to Expect from the AOC Experience

9

Jan/early

What is College presentation

9

Jan/mid

Ed Plan 1: High school and UC/CSU A-G requirements

9

April/mid

Ed Plan 2: College general education and major prep requirements