MS. SANTANA - 9TH GRADE & 10TH GRADE MONOLINGUAL
I am the 9th & 10th-grade Bilingual School Counselor at the High School for Health Careers and Sciences.
I have worked as an Academic Advisor at two colleges (both private & public).
Also, HSHCS was my 1st H.S. that I worked at in 2005.
I am elated to return home to support our school community.
In addition, I have worked as a Guidance Counselor for 16 years in NY & FL.
I graduated from SUNY New Paltz & Long Island University (Brooklyn campus).
I am an advocate for all students & a liaison for parents, staff & the entire school community.
I am here to support you.
MS. ALVAREZ - 11TH GRADE & 12TH GRADE BILINGUAL
I am Judith Alvarez the 11th and 12th grade Guidance Counselor. I obtained my MS. Ed with
a Bilingual Certification from LIU and have been a public-school counselor since 2003.
I was born and raised in the Washington Heights area of NYC, I am a mother of 2 amazing
daughters and love helping the youth of my school community. Daily,
I help guide students
through their academic journey by individually meeting with them to discuss their
graduation requirements, transcripts/credits, and future courses. In addition,
I help students by advocating for them, support in adjusting to high school, time management,
study skills and career exploration.
If you have any questions or concerns regarding your child’s academics, please feel free to
contact me at 212-927-1841 ext. 3453