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Alyson Ramirez, Head Counselor

Hello my name is Alyson Ramirez,  I have been a School Counselor for the past 12 years in San Diego Unified School District.  I grew up in a small desert town called Brawley, California and moved to San Diego to attend college.  I earned a Bachelors degree in Psychology and a Masters degree in Education with an emphasis in Guidance Counseling.  I spend my time at De Portola supporting students in the following domains- Academic, Personal/Social and Career.  For parents I have a daily office hour 2:30-3:30 pm to help parents with any questions or concerns.  Transition to middle school can be tough my co-counselor and I are here everyday to help.  If you have any questions please feel free to email me at aramirez@sandi.net or visit during my daily office hour.  Students can request a pass from any teacher to visit the counseling office, or self refer before/after school or at lunch daily.