Student Support Staff
San Mateo Adult School Staff and Teachers Are Ready to Help You
There are many resources in San Mateo County. San Mateo Adult School staff and teachers can help you find the resources you need and learn the skills to use them. They will help you learn how to make phone calls, write emails, make appointments, ask for help, and follow-up on recommendations.
Transition and English Learner Specialists
English Learner Specialists register students and help them learn about our school and the community.
Transition Specialists - sometimes called College and Career Navigators - help students decide and reach their college, career, and community goals.
Marina Kravtsova, English Learner Specialist - Day
Patty Villar, Day Transition Specialist (College & Career Navigator)
Patty can help you find the resources you need to achieve your goals. Patty grew up in the Bay Area. She went to College of San Mateo and then transferred to a four year college. She knows a lot about applying to college and creating a path to academic success. Her office is in Room 28.
Contact Patty: firstname.lastname@example.org
Schedule: Monday through Friday 8 am to 4 pm
Hilda Villegas, Evening Transition Specialist
Hilda is our new Transition Specialist. She helps students in the evening. She is bilingual in English and Spanish. Hilda grew up in the Bay Area. She can help you find and use the resources you need to create success. Her office is in Room 28.
Contact Hilda: email@example.com 650.558.2170
Monday through Thursday: 5:00 – 9:00 pm
Friday: 9:00 am -1:00 pm
Gina Vannini, English Learner Specialist - Evenings
Carlota Zuniga, Staff Assistant for High School Diploma, General Education Development
Carlota helps students get started in the High School Diploma and General Educational Development programs, answers questions and provides resources. She is fluent in Spanish.
Contact Carlota: firstname.lastname@example.org 650.558.2116
Carlota's desk is in the SMART Center, near the stairs.
Carlota is at her desk in the SMART Center from 8:30 am to 4:30 Monday through Thursday and from 8:30 am to 4 pm on Fridays.