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Gina Montoya-Valdez , Counselor

(505) 293-4259 ext. 5 (school)

(505) 226-2961 Google Voice (please use this during distance learning time)


Office hours

Monday through Friday:

8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

During this time, I can be reached via Google Voice (505) 226-2961.


During a typical school year, I provide classroom guidance as well as small group counseling. I meet with students as needed if they are having a rough day or just need a place to calm down.

If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact me.

Bullying Prevention


Book Recommendations

Here are some good books to share with your kids during these times.  

  • Happy Right Now by Julie Berry
  • Don't Think About Purple Elephants by Susanne Merritt 
Restorative Discipline at Home
How parents can help

"In any moment of decision, the best thing you can do is the right thing.  The worst thing you can do is nothing." Theodore Roosevelt