Counseling

Contact Us:
Last Names A-G: Katy Chamberlin - kchamberlin@puhsd.k12.ca.us 
 Last Names H-M: Dave Ward - dward@puhsd.k12.ca.us
Last Names N-Z: Karen Garcia - kgarcia@puhsd.k12.ca.us 
Counseling Secretary: Vanessa Robles - vrobles@puhsd.k12.ca.us
College & Career Specialist: Theresa Pearson - tpearson@puhsd.k12.ca.us
Mental Health Specialist: Jen Ward Dixon - jwarddixon@puhsd.k12.ca.us
Registrar: Willi Bailey - wbailey@puhsd.k12.ca.us
Counseling News - December 2019


Career Technical Education (CTE) Opportunities


Careers in Construction

Free hands-on construction workshops taught by contractors in our area. Workshops are here at Placer the second Wednesday of the month in Mr. Conley's classroom. Each workshop focuses on a different skill, attend one workshop or all five! Juniors will have the opportunity to earn a paid internship over the summer and Seniors will have the opportunity of full time employment after graduation. Sign up to attend in the Counseling Office.

02/12/20 - Tile

03/11/20 - Plumbing/HVAC


Scheduled College Rep Visits

Meet representatives from these colleges to find out what opportunities and programs they have to offer. The representatives that visit our campus are often the same people reviewing students applications for admission. Sign up in the Counseling office or

email tpearson@puhsd.k12.ca.us to get your name on the list!


Military Representatives on Campus

Meet representatives from the military to find out if it's for you! 

Sign up in the counseling office to attend.


College Application Workshops in the Career Center 

Sign up to attend in the Counseling Office


Sierra College - Most Wednesdays


Sierra College Information Sessions

A representative from Sierra College will be on campus to discuss a variety of topics to inform students about the programs they offer. Sign up to attend in the counseling office.


Wed Dec 4th

Academic Enrichment, Great Options at Sierra College

Tues Dec 10th

TAG Agreements with the UCs

Wed Dec 18th

Drop in Questions


Sierra College Enrollment Applications and/or Academic Enrichment

Sierra College Application Workshops are Wednesdays in the Career Center. Stop by or sign up in the counseling office. Seniors can actually submit their applications for Summer/Fall. Juniors can use this opportunity to apply for Academic Enrichment. Sophomores will become eligible to take academic enrichment classes the summer following their sophomore year. Academic Enrichment classes are free at Sierra College, students are only responsible for paying for books and any misc. fees. Bring your chromebook and social security number to complete the application.


SPRING Class Schedule Change Requests

Class changes may be made in the counseling office after Nov.1st:


a) Students who have failed a core class and need to repeat the class

b) If "call counselor" appears on the students schedule

c) Adding one of new courses listed above

d) add TA or Peer Teacher (11-12th) or Unscheduled (12th)


***Students are encouraged to email their counselor for simple schedule changes***


New courses offered for the 2019-2020 school year
On the Placer campus...Dual Credit through Sierra College:
Kinesiology: Physiology of Fitness (KIN 0083) -- Spring 1st period
Career Exploration: Career Planning (PDEV 0006) -- Spring 4th period (M&W only)
Spanish 4: Intermediate Spanish 1-Level 1 (SPAN 0003) -- Spring 2nd period
Basic Wildland Firefighting:  (Fire 50) -- Spring 3rd period (W&F Only)

Online Classes through Maidu:
Biology: A Human Perspective (BIOL 56) -- Spring
Spanish 4: Intermediate Spanish 1-Level 1 (SPAN 0003) -- Spring
AP Environmental Science -- Spring



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